Cayce, S.C. (Jan. 17, 2011) – SCANA Corp. and its subsidiaries, including South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, paid more than $142 million in property taxes in South Carolina in 2010.
“These dollars have an important impact in the communities we serve, helping to support vital public services, including schools, police and fire,” said SCANA spokesperson Eric Boomhower.
The largest single tax payment was made to Lexington County in the amount of $26.13 million. Other significant payments included:
Aiken County: $8.24 million
Allendale County: $1.11 million
Bamberg County: $1.02 million
Barnwell County: $1.47 million
Beaufort County: $3.91 million
Berkeley County: $5.65 million
Charleston County: $11.2 million
Colleton County: $4.6 million*
Dorchester County: $4.05 million
Edgefield County: $1.01 million
Fairfield County: $22.35 million
Hampton County: $2.02 million
Jasper County: $6 million
Orangeburg County: $10.74 million
Richland County $25.2 million
SCANA Corporation, a Fortune 500 company 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. The Company serves approximately 660,000 electric customers in South Carolina and more than 1.2 million natural gas customers in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Information about SCANA and its businesses is available on the Company’s website at www.scana.com.