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NEWS RELEASE

SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Public Affairs Office           Phone (803) 898-5464

Contact: Danny Brazell           Fax (803) 898-5446

                                  Email: brazeld@sctax.org

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sept. 22, 2003

 

 

Revenue Department will grant

Tax relief to hurricane victims

 

            The South Carolina Department of Revenue is granting tax relief to South Carolina businesses whose operations have been affected by last week’s hurricane.

Taxpayers who have a South Carolina business with offices in the states affected by Hurricane Isabel, or taxpayers whose tax returns are prepared by professionals located in the affected areas, can qualify for the following tax relief:

? An extension of time to file tax returns and pay taxes;

? Suspension of enforced collections of any tax liability assessed by the

     Department of Revenue;

? A waiver of any penalties due as a result of a tax deadline extension or

     the suspension of collection activities granted by the Department of

     Revenue;

 

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? Free replacement copies of tax returns destroyed as a result of the

     hurricane.

The granting of tax relief to businesses affected by the hurricane will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Other tax relief may be granted as warranted.  

Taxpayers who are seeking tax relief as a result of Hurricane Isabel should contact the Department of Revenue at (803) 898-5709. Information on the Hurricane Isabel tax relief also will be posted on the DOR website located at   www.sctax.org, under “Tax Policy.”

 

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