Tax Budget

The single greatest thing we could do to compete with our neighboring states to attract jobs and create new economic growth? Comprehensive tax reform. Lower rates and fewer special-interest exemptions is South Carolina’s winning formula to sustain and grow a bright economic future.

Latest Publications

The Wrong Solution for a Real Problem

How can we be compassionately responsive to the needs of low-to-middle income South Carolinians in regards to housing affordability?

How Federal Grants Cause More State Spending

A new comprehensive study from the Interstate Policy Alliance (IPA) and Palmetto Promise Institute (PPI) concludes that increased federal spending…


Tax & Budget in the News

SC’s Tax Dilemma: Unfair, Unstable, Uncompetitive

South Carolina’s tax code is a mess. But between lobbyist-guarded loopholes and legislative inertia, can it ever be fixed?

A Tar Heel Tax Lesson for South Carolina

Senator Thom Tillis: “North Carolina is proof positive that successfully enacting tax reform reaps tremendous rewards: more growth, more jobs, more businesses and more revenue.”

PPI Lays Out SC’s Pro-Growth Tax Reform Roadmap

Dr. Rebecca Gunnlaugsson unveils a groundbreaking tool to help lawmakers fix SC’s broken tax system and promote fairness, sustainability and growth.