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South Carolina posts 7th lowest property tax rate in new national study

South Carolina ranked seventh in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Laurens County has fastest growing local economy in South Carolina

Laurens County was ranked the top-performing local economy in South Carolina in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in South Carolina rank 12th lowest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in South Carolina ranked 39th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

South Carolina ranks 9th lowest for state-imposed gas taxes

South Carolina finished 42nd in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

SC Chamber of Commerce releases statement on House passage of Comprehensive Education Reform Bill

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Ted Pitts has released the following statement on the South Carolina House of Representatives’ passage of H.3759, the comprehensive education reform bill.

Analysis: South Carolina ranks 33rd most reliant on federal aid

South Carolina finished 33rd in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Chamber's Scott weighs in on Charleston's affordable housing crisis

The Charleston Metropolitan Chamber is teaming with the Charleston Regional Development Alliance in an effort to economically stabilize the tri-county area of Dorchester, Berkeley and Charleston through a program called "One Region," but one expert says it may not be enough to address the workforce housing crisis.

Analysis: South Carolina ranks 19th best in corporate tax study

South Carolina finished 19th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: South Carolina ranks 34th best in state income tax study

South Carolina finished 34th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: South Carolina ranks 34th best in sales tax study

South Carolina finished 34th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Charleston Chamber says 30,000 new jobs expected in next five years

South Carolina's employment rate is booming, and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce says tens of thousands of new jobs are forecast to be created in the next five years.

Spartanburg Council approves annexation for apartment complex

The Spartanburg City Council approved the westside annexation for the future apartment development of two parcels on Franklin Avenue.

Analysis: South Carolina ranks 27th best on property tax study

South Carolina finished 27th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

North Charleston Citizens Public Safety Academy begins in March

Grab the opportunity to be part of the City of North Charleston's Citizens Public Safety Academy

Analysis: South Carolina House members rank 26th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from South Carolina ranked 26th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: South Carolina ranks 27th best on unemployment insurances taxes

South Carolina finished 27th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Affordable housing proves hard to come by in Charleston

Charleston is one of the fastest growing cities, causing problems for people trying to find affordable homes in the area.

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