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Tax Reform – Economic Impact Study

November 18, 2014 J

Pro-Growth Tax Reform in South Carolina By Russell S. Sobel and Robert F. Salvino Overview and Introduction Despite South Carolina’s abundant resources and beautiful waterways, the state ranks poorly on measures of economic well-being.  In terms of personal income per capita, in 2013, South Carolina ranked 48th among the 50 U.S. states, making the Palmetto […]

Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014 J

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. […]

Eliminate the State Personal Income Tax

July 25, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina believes that eliminating the state personal income tax will make our state a better place to live, work and raise a family.  The income tax in South Carolina disproportionally penalizes success and hard work by imposing higher rates compared to the rest of the region and the country. For […]

Obama’s New “Green” Tax

September 03, 2013 J

President Obama wants to levy a new tax on Americans. What’s a carbon tax? A carbon tax is basically, if you don’t conform to his way of thinking “green”, you will be punished and charged for it. This will not only lead to skyrocketing energy prices, but it also will force energy companies to consider […]