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By the Numbers: South Carolina is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including South Carolina, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

South Carolina ranks 12th in hospital safety analysis

South Carolina finished 12th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Deadline for Hurricane Florence relief is July 16

The U.S. Small Business Administration sends out a reminder to Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations in South Carolina on the submission of Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages caused by Hurricane Florence from Sept. 8 through Oct. 8, 2018, due on July 16

Allendale County ranks the poorest of South Carolina counties, study fin

Allendale County was ranked the poorest county in South Carolina in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Task force recommends property tax increase to fund affordable housing

A 1 mill property-tax increase could go a long way toward alleviating a critical shortage of affordable housing in Charleston County, a special task force created to study the issue says.

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

Beaufort 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.

Walmart rated top employer in South Carolina, study finds

Walmart employs 33,298 workers in South Carolina, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Charleston takes multipronged approach to affordable housing

Like many growing metropolitan areas, Charleston is finding itself facing the dilemma of how to attract a diverse workforce—particularly when its economy includes such relatively low-paying industries as tourism—when the price of housing is beyond its reach.

South Carolina ranks 21st highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

South Carolina finished 21st among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

In Charleston, discussions on meaning of 'affordable housing'

Charleston — like most places across the nation — grapples with the issue of providing affordable housing to low-income families.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Allendale County residents is highest in South Carolina

Allendale County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in South Carolina, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Term limit legislation languishes in House Judiciary Committee

In January, U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman (R- S.C.) introduced term limit legislation, which came on the heels of a recent ride of popularity and support of South Carolina citizens of the idea.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in South Carolina is 13th lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for South Carolina ranks 13th in the nation, according to a new study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: South Carolina ranks 6th lowest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in South Carolina ranked in a tie for 44th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

South Carolina Congressman backs federal term limits

U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman (R- S.C.) recently introduced three pieces of legislation that addresses federal term limits.

Average tax refund in South Carolina ranks 35th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in South Carolina ranked 35th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

State Rep Jay Jordan files SC Business License Tax Reform Bill

The SC Business License Tax Reform Bill H. 4431 was filed by State Representative Jay Jordan on Tuesday

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