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This is an anion and thus the compound has gained two more electrons. Suphur has 6 valence electrons, plus is sharing 6 electrons with oxygen. Therefore, the total is 12. Sulphur has two single bonds and two double bonds distributed between the 4 oxygen atoms. since each single bond shares 2 electrons and each double shares 4, this equals 12 in total.
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