2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 12 - Taxation
CHAPTER 15 - SOUTH CAROLINA LIFE SCIENCES ACT
Section 12-15-30. Qualification under Enterprise Zone Act of 1995; period of qualification.
(1) For all purposes of Chapter 10, Title 12 of the 1976 Code, the Enterprise Zone Act of 1995, including all definitions applicable to that chapter:
(a) Employee relocation expenses that qualify for reimbursement pursuant to Section 12-10-80(C)(3)(f) include such expenses associated with a new or expanded facility qualifying under Section 12-15-20 investing a minimum of one hundred million dollars in the project, as defined in Section 12-10-30(8) of the 1976 Code, and creating at least two hundred new full-time jobs at the project with an average annual cash compensation of at least one hundred fifty percent of annual per capita income in this State or the county in which the facility is located, whichever is less. Per capita income must be determined using the most recent per capita income data available as of the end of the taxable year in which the jobs are filled.
(b) The waiver that may be approved by the Coordinating Council for Economic Development pursuant to Section 12-10-80(D)(2) on maximum job development credits that may be claimed also may be approved for a facility meeting the requirements of subitem (1)(a) of this section. In determining whether to approve a waiver for such a facility, the Coordinating Council for Economic Development shall consider the creditworthiness of the business and economic viability of the project, as defined in Section 12-10-30(8).
(2) The provisions of item (1) of this section apply with respect to capital investment made and new jobs created after June 30, 2010, and before July 1, 2014.
HISTORY: 2004 Act No. 187, Section 1.(C), eff March 17, 2004; 2010 Act No. 290, Section 26, eff June 23, 2010.