The South Carolina Secretary of State’s Office is the state filing office for business corporations, nonprofit corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships and limited liability companies, as well as for all Uniform Commercial Code – Article 9 – Secured Transaction filings. In addition to business filings, the Secretary of State’s Office files state trademarks, maintains the state notary public database and issues commissions for elected officials and those appointed by the Governor. The Secretary of State’s Office is also responsible for issuing all state-wide cable franchises and serves as the repository for several types of municipal filings. Finally, the Secretary of State’s Office regulates charitable organizations and professional fundraisers, business opportunities and employment agencies.

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  • Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Accountability Report 

    South Carolina Secretary of State (South Carolina State Library, 2017)
    The South Carolina Secretary of State reports to the Office of State Budget its annual accountability report that includes an executive summary, a description of the leadership system, customer focus and satisfaction and ...
  • Fiscal Year 2015-16 Accountability Report 

    South Carolina Secretary of State (South Carolina State Library, 2016)
    The South Carolina Secretary of State reports to the Office of State Budget its annual accountability report that includes an executive summary, a description of the leadership system, customer focus and satisfaction and ...
  • Fiscal Year 2014-15 Accountability Report 

    South Carolina Secretary of State (South Carolina State Library, 2015)
    The South Carolina Secretary of State reports to the Office of State Budget its annual accountability report that includes an executive summary, a description of the leadership system, customer focus and satisfaction and ...
  • 2009-2010 ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT 

    South Carolina Secretary of State (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
  • 2008-2009 ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT 

    South Carolina Secretary of State (South Carolina State Library, 2009)
  • 2004-2005 ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT 

    South Carolina Secretary of State (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
  • 2003-2004 ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT 

    South Carolina Secretary of State (South Carolina State Library, 2004)
  • 2007-2008 ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT 

    South Carolina Secretary of State (South Carolina State Library, 2008)
  • 2006-2007 ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT 

    South Carolina Secretary of State (South Carolina State Library, 2007)
  • 2005-2006 ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT 

    South Carolina Secretary of State (South Carolina State Library, 2006)

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