Mar
23

As Sales Tax Income Falls, Property Taxes Rise

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– The Post and Courier

Embattled local governments have been loath to raise property taxes during this recession, but in Charleston and Berkeley counties, property tax bills will rise this year just the same.

Blame the economy.

Sales tax collections have fallen off a cliff, and that money pays for property tax relief in the 31 South Carolina counties where voters have approved local option sales taxes.

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http://www.charleston.net/news/2009/mar/22/as_sales_tax_income_falls_property_taxes76078/
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