2010 West Virginia Code
§11-13-17. Priority in distribution in receivership, etc.;
personal liability of administrator.
CHAPTER 11. TAXATION
ARTICLE 13. BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX.
§11-13-17. Priority in distribution in receivership, etc.; personal liability of administrator.
In the distribution, voluntary or compulsory, in receivership, bankruptcy or otherwise, of the estate of any person, firm or corporation, all taxes due and unpaid under this article shall be paid from the first money available for distribution in priority to all claims, except taxes and debts due the United States which under federal law are given priority over the debts and liens created by this article. Any person charged with the administration of an estate who shall violate the provisions of this section shall be personally liable for any taxes accrued and unpaid under this article, which are chargeable against the person, firm or corporation whose estate is in administration.
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