South Carolina legislators are expected to clear the final hurdle to giving the Carolina Panthers up to $120 million in tax breaks to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina
It’s a day most guys who play football look forward to-- the first practice with a NFL team. Friday morning didn’t provide the best of conditions as heavy rains greeted the newest Panthers as the team held the first day of its rookie mini camp.
As a bill that would give $115 million in tax breaks for a Carolina Panthers practice complex in Rock Hill continues to struggle through the S.C. legislature and a vote was pushed to Thursday, team owner David Tepper had a message for lawmakers considering the package.
The South Carolina Department of Commerce put together a 15-year cost-benefit analysis that estimates a net positive value of more than $188 million for South Carolina and a $3 billion impact to the region and to the state.
Governor Henry McMaster announced Wednesday that a meeting with leadership from the state’s general assembly and the Carolina Panthers are looking to moving their football operations to South Carolina.