South Carolina – SC Lawmakers Revisit Internet Sales Tax

By FITS News – February 9, 2017


BILL COULD DRAIN $440 MILLION FROM STATE’S CONSUMER ECONOMY …

Despite embarking on an orgy of spending and borrowing in recent years, greedy South Carolina state lawmakers are apparently desperate for still more taxpayer revenue. Not only that, they’re not sure they can count on an increase in the state’s gasoline tax to cover their addiction to government growth …

So what’s a group of increasingly left-leaning “Republicans” to do? Easy: Explore every possible “revenue enhancement” they can …

We wrote on a few of these cash-grabbing machinations two months ago, but there’s a movement afoot at the S.C. State House to add a new possible revenue stream to the mix: Internet sales taxes.

Liberal S.C. Senator Marlon Kimpson of Charleston, S.C. has introduced a bill – S. 214 – that would require the S.C. Department of Revenue (SCDOR) to identify and register remote retailers for the purpose of holding them liable for the state’s sales tax.


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