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Sponsors: Reps. Stringer, Bingham, Harrell, McCoy, Ballentine, Clemmons, Brannon, Ryan, Bedingfield, Loftis, Owens, Patrick, Parker, Taylor, Hiott, Norman, Bowen, Hearn, Murphy, J.R. Smith, Brady, Nanney, Sottile, Allison, Atwater, Bannister, Chumley, Crosby, Delleney, Erickson, Hamilton, Hardwick, Henderson, Hixon, Limehouse, Long, Lowe, Lucas, Merrill, D.C. Moss, V.S. Moss, Pinson, Pope, Sandifer, Simrill, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, Tallon, Willis and Forrester
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Introduced in the House on March 13, 2012
Currently residing in the House Committee on Ways and Means
Summary: Corporate income tax
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/13/2012 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 11) 3/13/2012 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 11) 3/13/2012 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Forrester
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND SECTION 12-6-530, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX, SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX OVER A FOUR YEAR PERIOD.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 12-6-530 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 12-6-530. (A) An income tax is imposed annually at the rate of five percent on the South Carolina taxable income of every corporation, other than those described in Sections 12-6-540 and 12-6-550, and any other entity taxed using the rates of a corporation for federal income tax purposes, transacting, conducting, or doing business within this State or having income within this State, regardless of whether these activities are carried on in intrastate, interstate, or foreign commerce. The terms 'transacting', 'conducting', and 'doing business' include transacting or engaging in any activity for the purpose of financial profit or gain.
(B) Notwithstanding subsection (A), the rate of the income tax imposed pursuant to this section equals:
Taxable Year Beginning in Rate of Tax
2012 3.75 percent
2013 2.5 percent
2014 1.25 percent
(C) This section is repealed for all tax years beginning after 2014."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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