South Carolina, Small Business Association

South Carolina Small Business News

  • SC Teen Earns NFIB ScholarshipThe NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards recognize graduating seniors who have started their own small businesses.

    Read Full Article »

  • NFIB/South Carolina Applauds State Plan to Repay $1 Billion Federal Loan Early"This is a big deal, because it's one less thing hanging over the heads of small businesses."

    Read Full Article »

  • Court Cases That Could Hurt Your Small Business (Video)Karen Harned of the NFIB Small Business Legal Center presents this webinar on what we're doing to protect your rights in the courts.

    Read Full Article »

  • NFIB Urges Lawmakers to Act on Balanced Budget AmendmentIf small businesses can stick to a budget, so can Congress.

    Read Full Article »

  • View More

    South Carolina Small Business Issues

  • Challenges Facing NFIB/South Carolina
    • Depreciation on personal property: Under existing state law, personal business property can never be fully depreciated. That means you're still paying taxes on a chair that might be 30 years old. We're working with the Department of Revenue to find a way to eliminate this tax.
    • Business license taxes: Cities and counties charge  fees for a business to operate within their borders. In some areas, such as Charleston, you could have as many as 40 different licenses costing tens of thousands of dollars. We support efforts to end this practice.
    • Garbage: We oppose an effort by county governments that want the exclusive right to collect trash in a county and not allow any outside waste to enter a county. This would create a government monopoly and drive up collection costs.
    • Drug testing for unemployment insurance: We support legislation that would disqualify people from collecting unemployment benefits if they flunk a pre-employment drug test.
    • Restore protections for limited liability companies: In 2012, the state Supreme Court said an LLC member could be held personally liabilty for construction defects. We support efforts to restore the protections LLC members had before the ruling.

    Updated July 11, 2013

    Read Full Article »

  • View More

    Connect

    Contact NFIB in South Carolina

    South Carolina

    ADDRESS:
    P.O. Box 8881
    Columbia, SC
    29202

    PHONE:
    803-254-1476

    Choose Your State