Amazon has frozen hiring for its new mega facility in the Midlands. That’s as legislators debate how to handle the states good faith commitment to the company to award a tax break
The company wants a five-year exemption on sales tax for S.C. residents.
Some lawmakers and Gov. Niki Haley say that is unfair to other companies, but Gov. Sanford promised the incentives and says she must honor that.
Senators who support the deal say they need to land the 1200-plus jobs for the area.
House leaders say it may be difficult to arrive at five years of tax breaks for the company; they may get less.