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2:42 am on Saturday November 7, 2009

P&C is none too happy with funding for rural farmers market

Image by Flickr user nataliemaynor Image by 20091107-market.jpg The Post and Courier is decrying a decision by Charleston County to allot $12,500 in county accommodations tax money to a new farmers market in a rural part of the county near Ravanel...
4:55 am on Tuesday April 21, 2009

Dozens of cultural programs imperiled as tourism tax falls

Image by Flickr user jspatchworkImage by 20090421-food-wine.jpg Events like the Food + Wine Festival could lose substantial funding.Charleston's tourist are spending less and sleeping at hotels less, and that means Charleston County's accommodation ...
2:19 am on Monday March 23, 2009

Less sales tax revenue means more property tax

Image by Flickr user Joshua Davis ( Image by 20090322-penny.jpgIn most South Carolina counties -- including Charleston and Berkeley counties -- home taxes are "relieved" by an optional one percent sales tax. Read more stories on this...
3:34 pm on Monday July 21, 2008

State has trouble with tax collections

Apparently, South Carolina has a hard time collecting on taxes. The state Board of Economic Advisors meets today to talk about June, the last month in the fiscal year, but they're already $80 million short for the year. From The Associated Press:...