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SC News and Tax Roundup: SCRA and Industry Partnership Fund Find New Way to Boost Tech Investment

By |2019-11-20T16:58:00-05:00November 20th, 2019|Blogs, News Roundup|

In This Edition: SCRA and Industry Partnership Fund find new way to boost tech investment … State’s October unemployment rate was 2.6%, with York County at 2% … Remote [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: BEA Forecasts an Extra $2B Toward General Fund for State’s 2020-21 Budget

By |2019-11-13T16:35:39-05:00November 13th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup|

In This Edition: The S.C. Board of Economic Advisors forecasts an extra $2B toward general fund for state’s 2020-21 budget. … The Columbia area’s COMET bus system might have [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: IRS Warns of Scam for Social Security Number Cancellation

By |2019-11-04T16:22:49-05:00October 30th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, News Roundup|

In This Issue: IRS warns of telemarketing scam that threatens cancellation of social security numbers. … Employee’s compromised login credentials left online personal records of 19,000 Midlands hospitals patients [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Unemployment Rate in S.C. Hits Record Low 2.9%

By |2019-10-23T18:53:54-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, News Roundup|

In This Edition: South Carolina’s unemployment rate hits a record low 2.9%. … New Senate subcommittee wants faster path to wider interstates than what new gas tax allows … [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Charleston Wine Market, Supply Chain Brace for Tariffs Hitting European Union

By |2019-10-15T16:57:51-04:00October 15th, 2019|Communicate, News Roundup|

In This Edition: Charleston wine market, supply chain brace for tariffs hitting European Union … Anderson County, Duke Energy have plan for energy storage at civic center … With North [...]

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S.C. News and Tax Roundup: Charleston is Among Top U.S. Cities for Rise in Telecommuting

By |2019-10-09T17:02:34-04:00October 9th, 2019|News Roundup|

In This Edition: Charleston is among top cities for rise in telecommuting thanks to warm weather, affordability … In search of builders and facing lagging construction times, S.C. construction [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Charleston Cybersecurity Expert Warns of ‘Work from Home Accountant’ Job Post Phishing Scam

By |2019-10-02T17:31:59-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Blogs, News Roundup|

IN THIS EDITION: Charleston cybersecurity expert LaCour of PhishLabs warns of ‘Work from Home Accountant’ job phishing scam and other social media vulnerabilities … Charleston International Airport now requires [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Columbia’s Plan of Business Fees for Nonprofits Would Hit Hospitals Not Churches

By |2019-09-25T16:28:25-04:00September 25th, 2019|Communicate, News Roundup|

IN THIS ISSUE: Columbia City Council’s plan to impose business fees for nonprofits would hit hospitals but not churches. … S.C.’s unemployment rate falls to 3.2% in August, thanks [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Hurricane Dorian Evacuations, Closures Said to Cost Charleston $58.6 Million

By |2019-09-18T21:47:09-04:00September 18th, 2019|News Roundup|

Hurricane Dorian Evacuations, Closures Said to Cost Charleston $58.6 Million Hurricane Dorian marked five straight years that the Palmetto State’s tourism industry lost business due to storms and flooding, [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Who Will Pay for Hurricane Dorian Cleanup?

By |2019-09-12T09:13:19-04:00September 11th, 2019|Blogs, News Roundup|

Hurricane Dorian Damage Assessments are Being Collected to Calculate Cleanup Costs As South Carolina’s coastal residents clear the debris caused by Hurricane Dorian, municipal workers have begun to haul [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Waffle House Team Mobilizes with Suppliers to Serve Communities as Dorian Threatens Carolinas

By |2019-09-04T17:06:18-04:00September 4th, 2019|Blogs, News Roundup|

Waffle House Team Mobilizes with Suppliers to Serve Communities as Dorian Threatens Carolinas From a conference room in Waffle House’s Atlanta headquarters, the path of Hurricane Dorian is monitored [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: SC Housing Report Estimates Economic Impact of Unaffordable Housing is $8.4B

By |2019-08-28T18:00:34-04:00August 28th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, News Roundup|

S.C. Housing Report Estimates Economic Impact of State’s Unaffordable Housing is $8.4B The newly released South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority report contains a calculation of the [...]

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SC News and Tax Update: USC Economist Von Nessen Sees ‘Decaffeinated Economy’ Ahead

By |2019-08-21T14:36:16-04:00August 21st, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, News Roundup, News Roundup|

USC Economist Von Nessen Sees Slower Growth, ‘Decaffeinated Economy’ Ahead A strong labor market is one of the main indicators that South Carolina market conditions are remaining stable for [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Movie, TV Industries Watch Tug of War for State, Federal Tax Incentives

By |2019-08-14T15:01:13-04:00August 14th, 2019|News Roundup|

SC’s Movie, TV Industries Watch Tug of War for State, Federal Tax Incentives The size of any area’s movie and television production industries depends heavily on how much business [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Path Continues for Repeal of Tax on Reserved Parking Benefit for Churches, Nonprofits

By |2019-08-07T15:32:24-04:00August 7th, 2019|News Roundup|

Path Continues for Repeal of Tax on Reserved Parking Benefit for Churches, Nonprofits A legislative package approved in June by the House Ways and Means Committee means that lawmakers [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Arrives with Range of Predictions

By |2019-07-31T15:37:57-04:00July 31st, 2019|News Roundup|

SC’s Sales Tax Holiday Weekend Arrives with Range of Predictions From Friday through midnight Sunday, South Carolina shoppers will get a break on the state’s 6% sales tax and [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Columbia is Called Nation’s 4th-Most Popular City for Millennials to Relocate

By |2019-07-24T17:00:32-04:00July 24th, 2019|News Roundup|

Study: Columbia is Nation’s 4th-Most Popular City Where Millennials are Moving The third annual study by financial advisory website SmartAsset found that a net gain of 6,554 millennials moved [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Opportunity Zone Credits Help Break Ground for Charleston Tech Office

By |2019-07-17T02:14:46-04:00July 17th, 2019|News Roundup|

Opportunity Zone Credits Help Break Ground for Tech Office in Charleston’s Upper Peninsula After many years of delays, construction for the long-delayed $54 million development for the Charleston Tech Center [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Charleston is Travel + Leisure’s No. 1 U.S. City for 7 Straight Years

By |2019-07-10T12:06:41-04:00July 10th, 2019|News Roundup|

Charleston is Travel + Leisure’s No. 1 U.S. City for 7 Straight Years Charleston beat out Santa Fe and New Orleans to be named the No. 1 U.S. city by [...]