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Tips and Tricks for Tackling Tax-Free Weekend

COLUMBIA, S.C. – You may be looking to save some money on back-to-school and other household needs by shopping during tax-free weekend August 2-4,…

SCDCA Complaint Data Featured in National Report: Agency recovered/saved consumers over $2 million in 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The numbers are in. For the calendar year of 2018, South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) received 3,748 complaints…

How to Take Advantage of the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) wants to make consumers aware of the recent Equifax data breach settlement…

South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs Moving Locations

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) announces their move to 293 Greystone Boulevard in Columbia. The agency…

Richland County High School Awards SCDCA Business Partner of the Year

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dreher High School awarded the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) the 2018-2019 Business Partner of the Year. The…

Possible Medicare DNA Scam Spreading in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A possible new twist on an old type of Medicare scam is popping up around the state and the South Carolina Department of Consumer…

Over 50 Thousand Pounds Shredded During National Consumer Protection Week 

COLUMBIA, S.C. – National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), held March 4-8, was a huge success. During the week the South Carolina Department of…

National Consumer Protection Week 2019: Shred Days, Webinars and More!

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Get your file boxes ready, because the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is celebrating National Consumer…

Fight Tax ID Theft: Tips to Protect Your Refund

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is urging consumers to guard against tax-time identity theft. The tips…

First Homeowners Association Complaint Report Released

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) has released the first Homeowners Association (HOA) Complaint Report.…