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H 4967 - Business License Compliance Reform Act

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Todd Atwater (R)
Last Action: 4/14/2016 - House - Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Kennedy, Erickson
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

04.27.2016 A House Labor, Commerce and Industry Ad-Hoc subcommittee took testimony on this bill but did not take action.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires the SC Department of Revenue to collect all business license taxes online by February 1 of each year.

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Session 121 - (2015-2016)Printer Friendly
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H 4967 General Bill, By Atwater, Ballentine, Bannister, Bedingfield, Chumley, Collins, Finlay, Forrester, Gambrell, Goldfinch, Hamilton, Hicks, Huggins, Jordan, White, Loftis, Long, McCoy, Murphy, Norman, Pitts, Pope, Rivers, Sandifer, Simrill, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, Spires, Tallon, Taylor, Whitmire, Gagnon and Putnam
Summary: Business License Compliance Reform Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, SO AS TO ENACT THE "BUSINESS LICENSE COMPLIANCE REFORM ACT"; AND TO AMEND SECTION 6-1-315, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF A BUSINESS LICENSE TAX, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY SHALL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE ADOPTING ANY BUSINESS LICENSE TAX ORDINANCE, TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON IS ONLY SUBJECT TO ONE BUSINESS LICENSE TAX, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO COLLECT THE TAX, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TAX IS DUE ON FEBRUARY FIRST OF EACH YEAR AND MUST BE ABLE TO BE PAID ONLINE, TO PROVIDE THAT A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY MUST USE CERTAIN FORMS, DATES, FORMULAS, AND PENALTIES, TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPEALS PROCESS, TO PROVIDE THAT A BUSINESS IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE BUSINESS LICENSE TAX OF ANOTHER BUSINESS WITH WHICH IT CONTRACTS, AND TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS.
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02/23/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 62)
02/23/16House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 62)
03/01/16House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Clary
03/03/16House Recalled from Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 29)
03/03/16House Committed to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 29)
03/08/16House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Burns
03/10/16House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Brannon
03/16/16House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Gagnon, Putnam
03/16/16House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Henderson
03/17/16House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Allison
04/14/16House Member(s) request name removed as sponsor: Kennedy, Erickson



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