Berkeley's sales tax hits 8% on Friday

Image by Flickr user jirotomImage by 20090430-penny.jpg Bekreley sees gold (and roads) in that extra penny.

TheĀ Charleston Regional Business JournalĀ reminds that Berkeley County's increased sales tax starts on Friday, May 1.

Head over to the Business Journal for details.

The tax collections will be used for much-needed road improvements.

Charleston County charges 7.5%, while Colleton and Dorchester counties charge 7%. The state's base tax is 6%.

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