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About US

No Home Tax & Act 388

No Home Tax SC is a group of South Carolina citizens who are passionate about advocating for less bureaucracy and unfair government taxation.

Founded in 1998 by the legendary Charleston realtor and tax crusader Emerson Read, No Home Tax has been a key player in changing the tax codes of South Carolina for the last two decades. In 2006, thanks to the efforts of Read and the passionate citizens and advocates of our organization, the South Carolina House and Senate passed Act 388, a statewide tax relief bill that cut property taxes in one-half for owner occupied homes. This act saved people of South Carolina millions of dollars at a time when constituents were losing their homes to rising tax rates. The French Society of Charleston honored Read with it's Humanitati Award, and Governor Mark Sanford inducted him into the Order of the Palmetto, the highest civilian award for a South Carolina citizen.

Board Members

Dan Harvell chairman                   Belton, Anderson County, SC  rileson@msn.com                                864-221-1221

David Cannon secretary                 Edisto Beach, Collenton County, SC    davidccannon@bellsouth.net              543-393-3587

Don Weaver                              Columbia, Richland County, SC drw1220@aol.com                                803-790-0093, ext. 229

Pee Wee Greene                                Lake Murray, Newberry County, SC peewee2586@bellsouth.net                  803-429-3004

Jack Simmons treasurer        Charleston, Charleston County, SC 2m@churchstreetbb.com                    843-870-0443

Pete Berry                                        Union, Union County, SC stpeteusc@yahoo.com                        864-466-7001

Lanneau Siegling                              North Columbia, Lexington County, SC lsiegling@comcast.net                        843-723-2248

Walt Dahlgren            walt136@msn.com