SC High Court OKs County's Road Tax Referendum

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 8:08 PM EDT) -- South Carolina's highest court refused Thursday to stop Florence County from enacting a proposed tax referendum to raise funds for infrastructure projects after failing to complete projects taken on under a similar referendum, finding no prohibition under the state's Capital Project Sales Tax Act.

The state of South Carolina and its Department of Revenue had launched the suit, claiming that under the act, the county is prohibited from placing the referendum on a Nov. 5 ballot because it seeks to raise money for new projects despite...
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