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SC Secretary of State Mark Hammond warns businesses that there is a bogus scam letter going out under the name of SC Certified Document Services claiming that you must pay $89.95 for a Certificate of Existence, as well as pay for other documents, for a total of $399.89,  to remain in good standing. DO NOT PAY THIS! THIS IS A SCAM!

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The online Charities Search allows users to search for a charity by name and view the most recent financial information filed by the charity with the Secretary of State's Office. Please note that all financial information is based on the organization's IRS Form 990 or the Secretary of State's Annual Financial Report as filed with the Secretary of State's Office.

Please visit the Charities page for more general information.