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S.C. officials unsure how to pay for response to hacking

...ought to debate and pass rather than just having an unaccountable Budget and Control Board recognize a deficit."Revenue spokeswoman Samantha Cheek said Friday that the agency has the money to pay Experian the first $6 million chunk due in two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-12-02/sc-officials-unsure-how-
Report: S.C. hacker breached Revenue Department system via 2 vulnerabilities

...hired just before an Oct. 26 news conference in which state officials publicly disclosed the breach, accordingto Revenue spokeswoman Samantha Cheek.Chernoff Newman also helped state Health and Human Services officials earlier this year after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-07/report-sc-hacker-breached-rev
Retailers set registers to charge lower food tax

...business," said Lynn Porter, who has nine Four Seasons Food and Fuel stores in Aiken County. Department of Revenue spokeswoman Adrienne Fairwell said all retailers have been notified of the change in state law. "The compliance portion is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/28/met_98417.shtml
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States give back-to-school shoppers a tax break

...for their children and not have to pay extra expenses when they're trying to save," Connecticut Department of Revenue spokeswoman Ellen Schneider said. While most of the states follow New York's example in what to exempt, the specific items...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/09/bus_317660.shtml
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Bingo license denials at issue

...Development Corp. and Youth in Gospel Inc., filed a complaint against the department in Circuit Court last week. Revenue spokeswoman Vicki Ringer, however, said the bingo licenses had nothing to do with race and were denied because the groups...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/28/met_232011.shtml
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Taxpayers giving less to checkoff programs

...can now contribute, and there are no limits. "Having more checkoffs certainly diffuses any attention," said Revenue spokeswoman Vicki Ringer. Linda Skipper, administrator for the veterans' trust fund that was added in 1995, also said additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/14/met_226062.shtml
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Gingrich's businesses owed taxes

...dates back to 2002. Pennsylvania Department of Revenue spokeswoman Elizabeth Brassell said privacy laws forbid her...acknowledging that decision shortly.Indiana Department of Revenue spokeswoman Stephanie McFarland said she could not discuss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-15/gingrichs-businesses-owed-tax
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South Carolina looked at just 1 company after security breach

...contacted the second we knew of the breach. Experian was first." That would've been Oct. 10.On Thursday, Revenue spokeswoman Samantha Cheek said the agency's outside attorneys first contacted Experian Oct. 23.Those attorneys, hired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-17/south-carolina-officials
Sales tax drops on grocery store items

...everything," he said. "You name it, down-the-aisle type things." As of Tuesday morning, Department of Revenue spokeswoman Adrienne Fairwell said she knew of no complaints from consumers saying they had been charged 5 percent tax instead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/04/bus_99101.shtml
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Account error costs $60 million

...Sept. 15 showing that it had requested account numbers from the Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom's office.Revenue spokeswoman Adrienne Fairwell said the Treasurer's Office never set up the account. She provided e-mails from February...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-04-14/account-error-costs-60-millio
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