NFIB/South Carolina Victories in the 2013 Legislature

Date: July 10, 2013

During the 2013 legislative session, NFIB/South Carolina:
  • Convinced lawmakers to commit tens of millions of dollars for road and bridge improvements without raising taxes on small business.
  • Helped pass the Small Business Access to Growth Act, which establishes state income tax credits for “angel investors” who provide capital for emerging “high-growth” enterprises in such areas as manufacturing, processing, warehousing, wholesaling, software development, and information technology services. These tax credits are available through 2019.
  • Supported efforts to crack down on criminals who try to steal merchandise by covering the real barcode with one from a cheaper product.
  • Stopped legislation that would have forced employers to garnish wages that employees may owe to third parties as well as legislation that would allow counties to raise minimum wage.

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