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Charleston County adds sales tax

 

NEWS RELEASE

SOUTH CAROLINA

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Public Affairs Office

Contact: Danny Brazell

Phone: (803) 898-5464

Email: brazeld@sctax.org

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 20, 2005

 

 

Charleston County adds half cent sales tax May 1

 

            The sales and use tax rate in Charleston County will increase to 6.5% on May 1 when retailers begin collecting the .5% transportation sales tax approved by county voters in November.

            The transportation tax will be applied to all sales currently taxed at the 6% rate.

            Retailers with questions on collecting and reporting the tax can call the S.C. Department of Revenue Charleston office at (843) 852-3600, or the Columbia call center at (803) 898-5788.

 

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