Gov. Justice appoints Matt Irby as State Tax Commissioner


CHARLESTON, WV Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has appointed Matt Irby as West Virginia State Tax Commissioner.
Click here to view appointment letter
Irby was named Acting State Tax Commissioner on January 29 after serving the prior six years as the Director of the Tax Account Administration Division.

He previously served as the Legal Division’s Technical Unit Supervisor. He has also worked for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy and for Legal Aid of West Virginia.

Irby has also served as an Administrative Law Judge at the West Virginia Office of Tax Appeals and as an attorney for the State Tax Department. He has nearly two decades of public service experience.

Irby earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marshall University and a law degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University.
Share Share
Tweet Tweet
Forward Forward

Contact Information

Jordan Damron,


Office of the Governor
State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25305

Office Phone:
304.558.2000 or 1.888.438.2731

Governor's Mansion:

Flag Status

American Flag Full Staff
State Flag Full Staff

Banner Images Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce

Site Map