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Sponsors: Reps. Pope, Stringer, Herbkersman, Felder, Thayer, Merrill, Crosby, Horne, Corley, Long and Lowe
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Introduced in the House on May 26, 2015
Currently residing in the House Committee on Ways and Means
Summary: Income tax brackets
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/26/2015 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 14) 5/26/2015 House Referred to Committee on Ways and Means (House Journal-page 14)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 12-6-511 SO AS TO ELIMINATE THE FOUR, FIVE, AND SIX PERCENT INCOME BRACKETS AND INSTEAD TAX THOSE INCOMES AT THREE AND 75/100THS PERCENT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 5, Chapter 6, Title 12 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 12-6-511. (A) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 12-6-510, for taxable years beginning after 2014, a tax is imposed on the South Carolina taxable income of individuals, estates, and trusts and any other entity except those taxed or exempted from taxation under Sections 12-6-530 through 12-6-550 computed at the following rates with the income brackets indexed in accordance with Section 12-6-520:
OVER BUT NOT OVER
$ 0 $2,910 0% Times the amount
2,910 14,550 3.75% Times the amount less $107
14,550 7% Times the amount less $570
(B) The department may prescribe tax tables consistent with the rates set pursuant to subsection (A).
(C) Notwithstanding subsection (A), a taxpayer with a South Carolina taxable income of $9,894 or less is not subject to the provisions of this section, but rather is subject to the rates and brackets imposed pursuant to Sections 12-6-510 and 12-6-515 until the highest income qualifying for the zero percent tax bracket pursuant to this section has attained $9,894.
(D) The provisions of Sections 12-6-510, as indexed in accordance with Section 12-6-520, and Section 12-6-515 remain in effect until the highest income qualifying for the zero percent tax bracket pursuant to this section reaches $9,894.
(E) A taxpayer that is eligible to elect the income tax rate established in Section 12-6-545 instead of the income tax rate established in Section 12-6-510, also may elect the income tax rate established in Section 12-6-545 instead of the income tax rate set forth in this section."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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