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South Carolina

Sales Tax Calculator of South Carolina for 2017 Q1

Calculation of the general sales taxes of South Carolina State for 2017 Q1

How 2017 Q1 Sales taxes are calculated in South Carolina

The state general sales tax rate of South Carolina is 6%. Cities and/or municipalities of South Carolina are allowed to collect their own rate that can get up to 1% in city sales tax.

Every 2017 Q1 combined rates mentioned above are the results of South Carolina state rate (6%), the county rate (0% to 1%), the South Carolina cities rate (0% to 1%), and in some case, special rate (0% to 2%).

The South Carolina's tax rate may change depending of the type of purchase. Some of the South Carolina tax type are: Consumers use, rental tax, sales tax, sellers use, lodgings tax and more.

Please refer to the South Carolina website for more sales taxes information.

South Carolina state rate(s) for 2017 Q1

6% is the smallest possible tax rate (Borden, South Carolina)
7%, 8% are all the other possible sales tax rates of South Carolina cities.
8.5% is the highest possible tax rate (Charleston, South Carolina)

The average combined rate of every zip code in South Carolina is 7.214%

Rates changes

Some changes has been made in South Carolina for county, city and/or special rates in July, 2017 Q1 compared to 2016.

List of 5 South Carolina cities and their changes

City Name County Rate City Rate Special Rate
Piedmont0%0%1% (+1%)
Allendale0%1%0% (-1%)
Fairfax0%1%0% (-1%)
Martin1%0%0% (-1%)
Sycamore0%1%0% (-1%)

Other 2017 Q1 sales tax fact for South Carolina

As of 2017 Q1, there is 41 out of 386 cities in South Carolina that charge city sales tax for a ratio of 10.622%.

There is also 95 out of 553 zip codes in South Carolina that are being charged city sales tax for a ratio of 17.179%.

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