Dwight Loftis

R – District 19
Greenville County
Capitol Phone: 803.734.3101
Home Phone: 864-834-5760
Business Phone: 864-834-5760
Email: [email protected]
Capitol Email: [email protected]

House vote to Pass the Gas Tax Increase

The House of Representatives voted to raise the gas tax in South Carolina by ten cents a gallon, raise the sales tax on vehicles and nearly double the registration fees for cars. There were no tax “off-sets” included in the Houses version of the gas tax bill, amounting to a straight tax hike of hundreds of millions of dollars a year on South Carolinians. Supporters of this bill claimed that the money