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2:13 pm on Thursday March 21, 2013

City of Beaufort looks to new fees in closing revenue gap

The City of Beaufort is looking for creative ways from vehicle registration fees, a local option penny sales tax, to new business fees in helping close an estimatedĀ $350,000 and $500,000 revenue gap after the next property reassessment.
2:39 am on Monday February 28, 2011

Starts Tuesday: Another penny brings us to an 8.5% sales tax in Charleston

Image by Flickr user CR ArtistUpdate February 28: The extra 1% tax begins tomorrow, March 1, and will last six years. If you're foggy on what or why, read below or check out this report in today'sĀ Post and Courier about how the tax will be used to...