SC Department of Revenue
About the Director


Rick Reames, III

Acting Director

Rick Reames, III was named the Acting Director of the SC Department of Revenue effective July 19, 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 as well as the South Carolina Law Review. In addition Rick earned an L.L.M. degree in taxation from New York University School of Law.

Previously in private practice in Columbia, SC, Rick focused on state and local taxation, federal taxation, and tax-driven trust and estate planning and administration. He has also served as former Chairman and Secretary to the South Carolina Bar Association Tax Section, a tax delegate to the SC Bar Association House of Delegates, and a frequent lecturer and speaker on tax and business law issues.

A native of Florence, SC, Rick is a graduate of Wofford College and is married with three children.

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