SCANA paid $157M in 2012 property taxes to S.C. counties

Staff Report
Published Jan. 11, 2013

SCANA Corp. and its subsidiaries, including South Carolina Electric & Gas, paid about $157 million in property taxes in South Carolina in 2012, the Cayce-based company said.

“These dollars have an important impact in the communities we serve, helping to support schools, police, fire and other critical public services,” said SCE&G spokesperson Stephanie Jones.

The largest single tax payment was made to Richland County, approximately $27.5 million.

Other payments included:

S.C. county

Aiken
Allendale
Bamberg
Barnwell
Beaufort
Berkeley
Charleston
Colleton
Dorchester
Edgefield
Fairfield
Hampton
Jasper
Lexington
Orangeburg

Amount

$8.2 million
$1.2 million
$1.1 million
$1.6 million
$4.4 million
$2.8 million
$13.2 million
$5.3 million
$4.3 million
$1.1 million
$23.4 million
$2.2 million
$6 million
$26 million
$11.2 million

SCE&G provides electricity to about 669,000 customers in South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 317,000 customers throughout the state.

SCANA Corp. is an energy-based holding company principally engaged, through subsidiaries, in electric and natural gas utility operations and other energy-related businesses.

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