SCANA and its subsidiaries including SCE&G paid approximately $169 million in property taxes to South Carolina counties in 2013

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014

SCANA Corp. and its subsidiaries, including SCE&G, paid approximately $169 million in property taxes in South Carolina for property assessed in 2013.

“These dollars help support schools, police, fire and other critical public services and have a significant impact in the communities we serve,” said SCE&G spokesperson Eric Boomhower.

The largest single tax payment was made to Lexington County in the amount of approximately $32.1 million. Other significant payments included:

Aiken County - $9.2 million

Allendale County -$1.3 million

Bamberg County -$1.2 million

Barnwell County -$1.7 million

Beaufort County -$5.1 million

Berkeley County -$7.1 million

Charleston County -$14.6 million

Colleton County -$5 million

Dorchester County -$4.9 million

Edgefield County -$1.2 million

Fairfield County -$25.8 million

Florence County -$1.1 million

Hampton County -$2.4 million

Jasper County -$6.3 million

Orangeburg County -$12 million

Richland County -$30.6 million

Saluda County -$1 million


SCE&G is a regulated public utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 675,000 customers in South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 325,000 customers throughout the state. More information about SCE&G is available at www.sceg.com.

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.

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