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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 11 A- 3 - 24 §11A-3-24. Notice of redemption to purchaser; moneys received by sheriff.
(a) Upon payment made by cashier check, money order, certified check or United States currency in the amount necessary to redeem, the State Auditor shall deliver to the sheriff the redemption money paid and the name and address of the purchaser, his or her heirs and assigns. The State Auditor shall also note the fact of redemption on his or her record of delinquent lands.

(b) Of the redemption money received by the sheriff pursuant to this section, the sheriff shall deposit into the sale of tax lien surplus fund, provided by section ten of this article, an amount equal to the amount of taxes, interest and charges due on the date of the sale, plus the interest at the rate of one percent per month from the date of sale to the date of redemption, the amount of the subsequent years' taxes paid the day of or after the sheriff's sale, plus interest at the rate of one percent per month thereon from the date of payment to the date of redemption, the amount of any additional expenses incurred after January 1 of the year following the sheriff's sale for the preparation of the list of those to be served with notice to redeem and any examination of title performed pursuant to the provisions of section nineteen of this article, plus interest at a rate of one percent per month from the date of payment to the date of redemption. In cases where the State Auditor has not received from the purchaser satisfactory proof of additional expenses incurred after January 1 of the year following the sheriff's sale as provided in section twenty-three of this article, the sheriff shall deposit the money received in the sale of tax lien surplus fund provided by section ten of this article.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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