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Berkeley Co. Voters Extend One-Cent Road Improvement Tax

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on November 5, 2014 in Government Affairs
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Berkeley Co. Voters Extend One-Cent Road Improvement TaxBERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) – Berkeley County residents voted Tuesday to extend the one-cent transportation sales tax.

The Berkeley County Election Commission reported a 27,797 to 13,543 vote in favor of extending the tax, which took effect in 2008. The decision, which must be certified later this week, will extend the tax through April, 2023 or until $230 million is collected, whichever comes first.

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Berkeley Co. Voters Extend One-Cent Road Improvement Tax