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South Carolina James Island Tax Form Change August 2012


The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released an important notice to “Retailers Located In or Making Sales into Charleston County and the Municipality of James Island.”

Effective August 1, 2012, retailers should begin to distinguish sales made into the municipality of James Island on Form ST-389, Schedule for Local Taxes in Section 6.

If the location of a sales is in an area annexed by the Town of James Island, use code 2441 in Section 6 of Form ST-389. The Department reminds retailers that “…the 1% Education Capital Improvements Tax…, the 0.5% Transportation Tax…and the 1% Local Option Sales and Use Tax…is still applicable to these sales as well.”

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Susan McLain
Avalara Author Susan McLain
Susan McLain began her career as a technical writer in technology industries such as satellite networking and medical devices. Her skills encompass technical and marketing writing, usability engineering, verification and validation testing and protocol writing, requirements development, business analysis, technical illustration/graphic design and marketing. She has owned her own business providing service to small to medium sized business and in other positions, she has been in project management, documentation and marketing. She is currently the content specialist for Avalara helping to “make sales tax less taxing.”