Contact information for South Carolina's Tax Exempt and Government Entities. SC Department of Economic Development Innovation Charleston's “H-1B,” “L-1,” and “Z-1” program partners May 2023 — SC Department of Economic Development's Business Program, which is a collaboration between the Department of Commerce, Department of Transportation, Department of Natural Resources, and the General Assembly, invites applications for new business programs as defined by the US Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”) (Sections 214 and 214A) and the Foreign Trade Zones Act (Section 214(g)(1). Apply at the following link. Information: Application for Multiple Lot Ownership Discount · Article 25, SC Real Property Valuation Reform Act · ATI Exemption Application. Become a vendor (PDF) — Charleston's Business Program. Information and instructions on form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). For more information go to May 2023 — Department of Commerce and Department of Transportation's (DOT) Technology Innovation Office (TO) (C4C) invites applications for new grant programs funded through an innovation grant to support technological research and development and advanced manufacturing. Visit the DOT TO homepage (click on the Research Grants tab at the top of the page), complete the form, and submit to TO. InnovateSouthCarolina's “H-1B,” “L-1,” and “Z-1” program partners April 2023 — Innovate South Carolina, the regional economic development corporation responsible for innovation and entrepreneurial activity in the Carolina's and Western Georgia, has launched the first “H-1B” program in the SCC as part of their partnership with the State Department of Commerce and Department of Transportation's (DOT) Technology Innovation Office (TO). Visit their website to learn more. InnovateSouthCarolina's “H-1B,” “L-1,” and “Z-1” program partners December 2023 — The South Carolina Department of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of the first “H-1B” program in the SCC, as part of a partnership with the State Department of Commerce and Department of Transportation (DOT) TO. This joint initiative involves leveraging partnerships to support business growth in the South Carolina region.