Cindi Ross Scoppe

September 4, 2013

Scoppe: How SC’s Big Mac tax turned into the Big Mess tax

THEY CALLED it the Big Mac tax. They should have called it the Big Mess tax. And anyone who is surprised that the local hospitality tax is still a mess 16 years later — encouraging local governments to either flout its requirements or make up ridiculous projects to spend the money on, or both, as Richland County is doing — wasn’t paying attention.

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