Image by Flickr user jirotomImage by 20090430-penny.jpg Bekreley sees gold (and roads) in that extra penny.
The Charleston Regional Business Journal reminds that Berkeley County's increased sales tax starts on Friday, May 1.
The tax collections will be used for much-needed road improvements.
Charleston County charges 7.5%, while Colleton and Dorchester counties charge 7%. The state's base tax is 6%.