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AFP Will Hold Rally to Announce Opposition to 17% Sales Tax Hike

Greenville – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina will host a rally with activists, elected officials and community leaders tomorrow to announce the organization’s opposition to the 17% local option sales tax hike.  The tax hike has potentially devastating effects Greenville County’s economy.  Undoubtedly, the 17% tax hike will increase the cost of living and […]


AFP Asks County Council to Correct Record on Sales Tax Hike

October 08, 2014 J

Citizens confused by false claim that groceries are exempt GREENVILLE – Americans for Prosperity is asking the Greenville County Council to correct the false information that is misleading citizens about the sales tax hike ordinance. At last night’s Greenville County Council meeting AFP state director Dave Schwartz asked the council if it would be willing […]

Proponents of tax hike running misleading campaign

October 07, 2014

 Fine Print of Sales Tax Ordinance Shows that Groceries WILL Be Taxed GREENVILLE – Yesterday Americans for Prosperity released information about the fine print of the sales tax hike ordinance. Today, they are blowing the lid off an even bigger mistake: Groceries and unprepared food WILL be subject to tax if the ballot question is […]

AFP Activists to Hold “Sign Wave” to Oppose Sales Tax Hike

October 07, 2014 J

Grassroots activism will educate citizens about the “fine print” of the sales tax ordinance GREENVILLE – Over a dozen Americans for Prosperity activists will hold a sign wave from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Pelham Road to urge Greenville County citizens to oppose the sales tax hike ballot question on November 4th. Just yesterday, […]

The Fine Print – What Does the Tax Hike Ordinance Really Say?

October 06, 2014 J,

Americans for Prosperity Points Out Hidden Section of Proposed Tax Hike GREENVILLE – Americans for Prosperity is drawing attention to the fine print of Greenville’s proposed 17% sales tax hike, which voters will accept or reject next month. Buried deep in the sales tax hike ordinance, Section 4, paragraph C (part of it is italicized […]

Opposition Growing to 17% Sales Tax Hike Ballot Question

September 15, 2014

 More Greenville Community Organizations Announce Opposition to Tax Hike Greenville – More Greenville community organizations have joined with Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina to oppose the 17% sales tax hike ballot question this November.  Americans for Constitutional Government, Greenville County Taxpayers Association, Greenville County Tea Party and the Greenville County Republican Liberty Caucus all cite the […]