$50 rebate could be headed to South Carolina taxpayers' mailboxes

$50 rebate could be headed to South Carolina taxpayers' mailboxes

FILE PHOTO: A 9-year-old girl left cold drinks on her grandmother’s porch all summer for postal carriers to help keep them hydrated as a heat wave blanketed much of the U.S. this summer. (Photo: dference/Pixabay)

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina taxpayers will receive a $50 check in the mail letting you cash in on someone else's lottery win.

Someone in Greenville County won the $1.5 billion lottery last year.

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The state took some of it and decided to give taxpayers $50 rebates.

"$Sixty-one million back, ends up being about $240 (million), $250 million that goes back into the economy. So, better for citizens to have the money than government," Rep. Gary Simrill, R-Rock Hill, said.

Those who qualify for the rebate must pay state income taxes.

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