July 16, 2020

Opinion on whether a spouse’s ownership in a beer wholesale business would prevent an applicant from obtaining a beer retail license under section 61-4-940 of the South Carolina Code and whether the South Carolina Department of Revenue can use its regulatory authority to prohibit the holder of a beer retail license from purchasing from a spouse who holds a wholesale license.


Requested by The Honorable J. Gregory Hembree, Member, South Carolina Senate.


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