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H 4449 - Sales and Property Taxes - Key Vote

South Carolina Key Votes

Jake Knotts, Jr. voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) -

Title: Sales and Property Taxes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises the sales tax by a penny to six cents per dollar and exempts the sales tax on unprepared food from the increase. The bill provides an additional exemption equal to 100 percent of the fair market value of owner-occupied residential property from the property tax imposed for all purposes except repayment of the general obligation debt. The bill specifies that a county can put to a referendum repealing the local sales tax. The bill also sets spending limits based on the annual increase in state personal income or consumer price index and requires all school districts receive at least 40 percent of "base student cost" from state funds.

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (32-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Sales and Property Taxes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a conference report that increases the state sales and use tax by one percent and reduces the sales tax on unprepared food to three percent. The bill exempts “owner-occupied residential property” from the property that’s imposed on school property. The bill allows counties to put a repeal of local sales tax on a referendum.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (40-5) -

Title: Sales and Property Taxes

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (86-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Sales and Property Taxes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises the sales tax by 2 percent and exempts the sales tax on unprepared food from the increase. Vote to pass a conference report that increases the state sales and use tax by one percent and reduces the sales tax on unprepared food to three percent. The bill exempts “owner-occupied residential property” from the property that’s imposed on school property. The bill allows counties to put a repeal of local sales tax on a referendum. The bill specifies that a county can put to referendum repealing the local sales tax. The bill also sets spending limits based on the annual increase in state personal income or consumer price index and requires all school districts receive at least 40 percent of "base student cost" from state funds.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Sales Tax and Property Tax Swap

Sponsors

  • William F. 'Bill' Cotty (SC - R) (Out Of Office)

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