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Public Notice

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
OF WEST VIRGINIA
CHARLESTON

CASE NO. 19-1229-G-P

PEOPLES GAS WV LLC
Petition to address the reduced amount of federal
income tax expense experienced between January 1,
2018 and September 19, 2018, resulting from the 2017
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and the impact to protected and
unprotected excess accumulated deferred income taxes
resulting from the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

NOTICE OF FILING AND HEARING

On December 30, 2019, Peoples Gas WV LLC
(Peoples) filed a Petition for Commission approval to
address (i) the reduced amount of federal income tax
expense experienced between January 1, 2018 and
September 19, 2018, (the Stub Period) resulting from
the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and (ii) the
impact to protected and unprotected excess
accumulated deferred income taxes (EADIT) resulting
from the TCJA. According to Peoples, the Stub Period
amount is $2,600 and there is $15,514 in unprotected
EADIT and $307,255 in protected EADIT for a net
amount of $289,141 to be included in rates in its next
rate proceeding. Peoples is not seeking a change in
rates in this matter but has requested that the
Commission approve the Stub Period amount and
unprotected and protected EADIT to be included for
ratemaking treatment in its next rate case.

The Petition is on file with and available for public
inspection at the Commission, 201 Brooks Street, in
Charleston, West Virginia, and is available online at the
Commission website (www.psc.state.wv.us).

The Commission schedules this matter for evidentiary
hearing to be held on August 25, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. at
its offices at 201 Brooks Street, Charleston, West
Virginia. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the
Commission will not take in-person public comment at
the hearing and will consider written comments and
protests. The Commission may determine, in light of the
COVID-19 situation, that the scheduled hearing will be
conducted virtually, with the parties to the case
appearing online. Interested persons should be able to
view the evidentiary hearing via an internet livestream.
The Commission website, www.psc.state.wv.us,
contains links to “Case Information,” “Submit a
Comment,” and “Commission Webcast.”

Anyone desiring to intervene should file a written
petition to intervene no later than 4:00 p.m., June 16,
2021. Failure to timely intervene may affect your right to
participate in the proceeding. All requests to intervene
should briefly state the reason for the request to
intervene and comply with the rules on intervention set
forth in the Commission’s Rules of Practice and
Procedure. The Commission will receive public
comments and protests until the beginning of the
hearing. All written comments, protests and requests to
intervene should state the case name and number and
be addressed to Connie Graley, Executive Secretary,
P.O. Box 812, Charleston, West Virginia 25323. Public
comments may also be filed online at
http://www.psc.state.wv.us/scripts/onlinecomments/defa
ult.cfm by clicking the “Formal Case” link.

PEOPLES GAS WV LLC

Steptoe & Jophnson
WC 5/26 14898