SC Department of Revenue
2003 News Releases


2003 News Releases

Listed below are the Department of Revenue's news releases issued since January 1, 2000. Questions or comments about the news releases may be directed to the Public Affairs Office at 803-898-5464, or e-mail Danny Brazell at Questions about the content or instructions provided in the news release should be directed to the office named at the bottom of the news release.

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 01/03/03  Stauffer arrest
 01/09/03  2003 Sales Tax Workshops
 01/13/03  2002 Tax Amnesty Final Report
 01/14/03  2002 Income Tax form errors
 01/17/03 Manufacturer's Sales Tax Workshop
01/28/03 VITA Locations
 01/30/03 Free Tax Help 
 02/06/03 Clarendon County tax preparer charged with tax fraud 
 02/14/03 SC has not adopted new IRS bonus depreciation 
 02/18/03 Former law enforcement captain arrested  
 02/25/03 Revenue Department will appeal January court ruling 
 02/27/03 Use tax can be reported on state income tax return 
 02/28/03 Richland County couple arrested on tax charges 
 3/13/03 Anderson County woman charged with tax fraud
 3/19/03 North Charleston Police Officer charged with tax evasion
 3/20/03 Chester County woman arrested on tax charges
 3/25/03 Anderson man second person charged in tax fraud case
 4/01/03 Revenue Department cracks down on tax schemes
 4/03/03 Free workshop helps business owners with sales tax forms
 4/03/03 Military personnel in combat zones have more time to file returns and pay taxes 
 4/08/03 Columbia businessman arrested on tax charges 
 4/10/03 Department of Revenue offering drive-thru forms service
 5/23/03 Revenue Department checking returns for tax form error
 5/28/03 Surfside Beach businessman arrested on tax charges 
 6/04/03 Revenue Department offering free sales tax form workshops 

Second Horry County timeshare businessman arrested on tax charges

 7/02/03 Annual "sales tax holiday" is Aug. 1 - 3

Galivants Ferry man charged with filing fraudulent tax returns

 7/11/03 SC has not adopted new IRS bonus depreciation
 7/15/03 Corporate tax shelters cost South Carolina estimated $80 million in lost revenue yearly
 7/22/03 Johnston businessman arrested on tax charges 
 7/28/03 Child tax credit not subject to SC taxes 
 8/11/03 Johnston business owner sentenced to jail for tax fraud
 8/18/03 Revenue Department granting filing extensions for power outage victims 

  8/27/03     Georgetown businessman arrested on tax charges
  8/29/03     Revenue Department offering free withholding tax workshops
  9/04/03     Revenue Department to re-open Myrtle Beach office
  9/12/03     Myrtle Beach businessman arrested on tax charges
  9/22/03     Revenue Department will grant tax relief to hurricane victims
 10/07/03    Revenue Department workshop aimed at retailers
 10/10/03    Charlotte man charged with 35 counts of tax fraud
 10/20/03    Denmark police chief arrested on tax charge
 11/24/03    Rock Hill business owner arrested on license charge
 12/17/03   Rock Hill businessman arrested for second time on tax charge




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