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10:37 am on Tuesday July 15, 2014

Horry County prepares for RIDE III penny sales tax for road projects

Horry County is starting the process for a new penny sales tax to pay for more road projects. First, a committee has to come together to figure out which roadways need work across the county.
5:11 am on Thursday August 1, 2013

South Carolina Tax Free Weekend is August 2-4

Mark your calendar and grab your credit card.  It's time to stock up on those "school supplies" during Tax Free Weekend in South Carolina.  This year it runs from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 2, to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 4, 2013. The weekend...
2:12 pm on Saturday June 8, 2013

Explaining Beaufort's looming revenue woes

In a regular e-mail update, City of Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling took the time to explain the challenges looming for the city as it looks to make up lost revenue in the next fiscal year's budget. In summary, the challenge lies in new state rules...
2:13 pm on Thursday March 21, 2013

City of Beaufort looks to new fees in closing revenue gap

The City of Beaufort is looking for creative ways from vehicle registration fees, a local option penny sales tax, to new business fees in helping close an estimated $350,000 and $500,000 revenue gap after the next property reassessment.
3:53 am on Saturday January 19, 2013

Some still being charged extra 1% sales tax in Beaufort County

Flickr user "red5standingby"   After collecting $152 million for road improvements across the county, the Beaufort County penny sales tax ended in September 2012 -- but reports are coming in that at least some Bluffton businesses have failed to stop...
4:20 am on Wednesday October 3, 2012

Beaufort County sales tax recedes to 6%

Approved in 2006, a one-cent sales tax increase in Beaufort County has expired as of the start of this week. Now the tax at the register is back to the South Carolina rate of 6% after collecting $152 million for road improvements across the county.
10:48 am on Tuesday July 31, 2012

South Carolina Tax Free Weekend is August 3-5 (Update: This Weekend! Green tips too)

photo by flickr user freestylee Update July 31, 2012: The South Carolina Tax Free Weekend is fast approaching. Besides the standard pencil boxes, laptops, backpacks, clothes, and of course, a Mead Trapper Keeper (those are still cool right?) you...
6:39 am on Saturday July 21, 2012

Shop tax free: Take a sales tax weekend break in South Carolina

Flickr user the justified sinner Attention, shoppers! South Carolina's 13th annual Sales Tax Holiday weekend is only a few weeks away, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 3, and continuing until 11:59 p.m. on August 5. (Ed's note: Are you a...
7:39 am on Saturday July 14, 2012

Shop tax free: Take a sales tax weekend break in South Carolina

Image by Flickr user the justified sinnerAttention, shoppers! South Carolina's 13th annual Sales Tax Holiday weekend is only a few weeks away, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 3, and continuing until 11:59 p.m. on August 5. (Ed's note: Are...
5:59 am on Thursday May 10, 2012

NMB Chamber "Building North Myrtle Beach" plan touts private sector after failed tax hike proposal

Flickr user Scott Fiddelke The North Myrtle Beach Chamber has raised $1.5 in commitments for their $2.5 million dollar, five-year strategic plan known as "Building North Myrtle Beach." WPDE reported about the luncheon held this week. Those details...

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