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South Carolina Counties Received Approximately $209.9 million in Property Taxes from SCANA and its Subsidiaries in 2017

Cayce S.C. (Jan. 11, 2018) – SCANA Corporation and its subsidiaries paid South Carolina counties more than $209 million in property taxes for property assessed in 2017.  

“These funds are essential to the counties throughout the state,” said Iris Griffin, chief financial officer for SCANA. “From funding local law enforcement agencies and helping students receive a quality education, to maintaining public streets and roadways, these dollars help residents of South Carolina in very meaningful ways.”

Lexington County received the largest payment, more than $41.8 million, followed by Richland County with more than $40.3 million. Substantial tax payments included (approximations):

  • Aiken County – $10.1 million
  • Allendale County – $1.5 million
  • Bamberg County – $2.0 million
  • Barnwell County – $2.1 million
  • Beaufort County – $6.8 million
  • Berkeley County –  $10.0 million
  • Charleston County – $20.9 million
  • Colleton County – $3.1 million
  • Dorchester County – $6.2 million
  • Edgefield County – $1.6 million
  • Fairfield County – $29.8 million
  • Florence County – $1.3 million
  • Hampton County – $2.9 million
  • Horry County – $1.1 million
  • Jasper County – $6.1 million
  • Lexington County – $41.8 million
  • Orangeburg County – $14.9 million
  • Richland County – $40.3 million
  • Saluda County – $1.4 million
  • Sumter County – $1.1 million

About SCANA Corporation

SCANA Corporation, headquartered in Cayce, S.C., is an energy-based holding company principally engaged, through subsidiaries, in electric and natural gas utility operations and other energy-related businesses. Information about SCANA and its businesses is available on the company’s website at www.scana.com.

About SCE&G

South Carolina Electric & Gas Company is a regulated public utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 717,000 customers in 24 counties in the central, southern and southwestern portions of South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 362,000 customers in 35 counties in the state.