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 […]

SC Senate Candidates Endorse FairTax Plan

South Carolina Senate candidates Deedee Vaughters and Katrina Shealy recently endorsed the South Carolina FairTax Act (H-3993/S-274), the plan to eliminate the state income tax. Vaughters is challenging Sen. Nikki Setzler (D-West Columbia) in Nov. 2012 in Senate District 26, which spans from Aiken to West Columbia. She recently wrote in the Aiken Standard, “Almost […]

SC FairTax Launches Advertising Campaign

The South Carolina House of Representatives has promised to make tax reform a top priority when the General Assembly reconvenes Tues., Jan. 10. To re-inforce that Representatives make the South Carolina FairTax Act (H-3993) its tax reform plan, SC FairTax will launch a radio advertising campaign in January. The first 60 second ads will run […]

SC FairTax Solution To Retirement System Shortfall

South Carolina faces an estimated $13-17 Billion shortfall in its 5 State Employee Retirement Systems, which include state agency workers, teachers, police, firefighters, judges, legislators and National Guard soldiers. The House Ways and Means Committee Retirement System Study Committee is considering requiring the state’s 141,000 employees to contribute more toward their retirement benefits. State employees […]

SC FairTax wins “Scarecrows on the Square”

Scarecrow on the Square

We are proud to announce that SC FairTax has been awarded FIRST PLACE in the Civic Division for the “Scarecrows on the Square” exhibit on display in Summerville in Hutchinson Square. The decision making process was tabulated by observers who liked the display so much they were willing to donate their hard earned after tax […]

Redstate Coverage of SCFairtax

A group called South Carolina FairTax sponsored the recent RedState gathering in Charleston. The group is in the vanguard of the so-called Fair Tax movement, advocating on the state level what has been discussed on the federal level for many years. South Carolina state rep Bill Taylor addressed the RedState gathering to explain the advantages […]

RedState Gathering In Charleston Video Coverage

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SC FairTax is a major sponsor at the Aug. 13 RedState Gathering at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston. The event is an annual conservative bloggers conference, and the speakers list at this year’s event includes Gov. Nikki Haley, Sen. Jim DeMint, Rep. Mike Pence (who is running for Governor of Indiana), and Texas Gov. […]