Ways and Means Hearing May 29

After 3 years, the South Carolina FairTax Act (H-3116) is finally receiving a House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing. We want you to attend the hearing Wed., May 29 at 9 am in the Blatt Building (probably Rm. 521) at Assembly and Pendleton in Columbia. The subcommittee members are Representatives Rita Allison (Chair, R-Spartanburg County), […]

SC FairTax Act Up To 49 Co-sponsors!

11 new co-sponsors signed on to the South Carolina FairTax Act (H-3116) in the House Wed., Feb. 6, bring the total to 49. The South Carolina FairTax Act eliminates the state income taxes and replaces our current sales tax code with a 6% sales tax on all new goods and services. Business purchases used to […]

House Adds 25 Co-sponsors

The South Carolina FairTax Act (H-3116) gained momentum in the House Tues., Feb. 5, as 25 co-sponsors were added! South Carolina is in a race with North Carolina, Louisianna, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma to join the 9 other states with no income tax. The South Carolina FairTax Act eliminates the 7% personal income tax and […]

SC FairTax Act Adds Co-sponsors

Rep. Bill Taylor (Aiken County) announced that 6 new co-sponsors were added to the South Carolina FairTax Act (H-3116) Wednesday. Rep. Taylor is a primary sponsor of this legislation, which eliminates South Carolina’s income taxes, along with Rep. Eric Bedingfield (Greenville) and Tracy Edge (Horry). The new co-sponsors are Representatives Mike Sottile (Charleston County), Nelson […]

South Carolina FairTax Act Re-introduced

A new session of the South Carolina General Assembly convened Tues., Jan. 8 and the South Carolina FairTax Act (H-3116/S-185) was re-introduced. The lead sponsors on the House Bill (H-3116) are Representatives Bill Taylor (Aiken County), Eric Bedingfield (Greenville), and Tracy Edge (Horry). It currently has co-sponsors Joe Daning (Berkeley), Don Wells (Aiken) and Deborah […]

Rivers Says SC FairTax Plan Good For Small Business

We have to make South Carolina a good place to own a business; that means reforming our tax code – beginning with eliminating the small business income tax – so it is flatter and fairer and no longer places so much of the burden on the small businesses that drive our economy. South Carolina Fair […]

7% SC Income Tax Bad For Business, Jobs

Gov. Haley was right in saying that our state income tax makes it tougher to recruit and keep businesses – and jobs. The Tax Foundation recently ranked South Carolina 36th in Business Tax Climate. Eight of the Top 10 states have no personal income tax. The South Carolina FairTax Act (H-3993/S-274) would eliminate our 7% […]

House Candidate Larry Richardson Supports SC FairTax Act

From: Larry Richardson Candidate for SC House District 68 I want to publicly announce that I intend to add my name as a co-sponsor to the South Carolina Fair Tax Bill at the first opportunity I have to do so if elected to the SC House. I have long believed that the current situation of […]

SC Senate Candidate Eddie Drayton Supports SC FairTax Plan

SC Senate District 35 (Sumter) candidate Eddie Drayton released the following statement in support of the South Carolina FairTax Act: It’s time in South Carolina to act on legislation that impacts not only the way we pay taxes, but also the way we do business. When comprehensive tax reform becomes the focus in the next […]

House Candidate Stephen Goldfinch Backs SC FairTax

MURRELLS INLET – – Republican State House District 108 candidate Stephen Goldfinch Monday joined Gov. Nikki Haley, Speaker Bobby Harrell, state Treasurer Curtis Loftis, and eighty state legislators and endorsed the S.C. Fair Tax Act, which would eliminate the state income tax on individuals and businesses. “One of the best things we can do to […]