SC Department of Revenue
About the Director


Rick Reames III



Rick Reames III was named the Acting Director of the SC Department of Revenue by Governor Nikki Haley effective July 18, 2014. Rick is a licensed attorney in SC with a J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law where he was a member of the Order of the Wig and Robe and the South Carolina Law Review. In addition Rick earned an L.L.M. degree in taxation from New York University School of Law.


Prior to serving at the SC Department of Revenue, Rick was a tax partner at a large regional law firm with offices throughout the Carolinas. While in private practice, Rick focused primarily in the state and local tax arena and regularly advised and counseled local and multi-state businesses on all aspects of state and local taxation. He has served as former Chairman and Secretary of the South Carolina Bar Association Tax Section, a tax delegate to the SC Bar Association House of Delegates, and is a frequent lecturer and speaker on tax and business law issues.


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