SCE&G and SCANA Subsidiaries Pay Nearly $124 Million in Property Taxes
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Columbia, S.C. - Jan. 19, 2009
- South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. and other subsidiaries of SCANA paid nearly $124 million in property taxes statewide in 2008.

“It’s important for our customers and citizens to know that, in addition to being good corporate citizens, we contribute to our local communities through the property taxes we pay,” said SCANA spokesperson Eric Boomhower. “Property taxes are fundamental in funding education and other critical, local public services in our area and we are glad to do our part.”

Payments to various counties in South Carolina included the following (amounts are approximate):

Taxes Paid by County

ABBEVILLE

$294,334.04

AIKEN

$7,655,174.93

ALLENDALE

$975,788.91

ANDERSON

$4,117.79

BAMBERG

$858,520.66

BARNWELL

$1,258,590.24

BEAUFORT

$3,507,805.10

BERKELEY

$4,588,602.07

CALHOUN

$581,455.32

CHARLESTON

$8,865,913.18

CHEROKEE

$263,143.10

CHESTER

$111,179.94

CHESTERFIELD

$163,140.74

CLARENDON

$38,366.62

COLLETON

$4,191,673.22

DARLINGTON

$278,968.74

DILLON

$91,490.07

DORCHESTER

$3,417,519.22

EDGEFIELD

$871,528.75

FAIRFIELD

$19,995,241.32

FLORENCE

$775,265.52

GEORGETOWN

$144,889.01

GREENVILLE

$2,805.81

GREENWOOD

$20,576.42

HAMPTON

$1,842,802.27

HORRY

$364,698.13

JASPER

$5,871,971.07

KERSHAW

$588,023.09

LANCASTER

$105,594.45

LEE

$139,320.40

LEXINGTON

$20,300,426.56

MARION

$127,046.82

MARLBORO

$26,413.55

McCORMICK

$229,727.99

NEWBERRY

$701,828.43

ORANGEBURG

$10,432,593.02

RICHLAND

$22,695,977.12

SALUDA

$793,121.13

SPARTANBURG

$11,466.32

SUMTER

$530,482.10

UNION

$234,503.90

WILLIAMSBURG

$108,238.26

YORK

$187,267.24

   

TOTAL PAYMENT

$124,247,592.57

SCANA Corporation, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Columbia, SC, is an energy-based holding company principally engaged, through subsidiaries, in electric and natural gas utility operations and other energy-related businesses. The Company serves approximately 649,000 electric customers in South Carolina and more than 1.2 million natural gas customers in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Information about SCANA and its businesses is available on the Company’s web site at www.scana.com.

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