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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 2017 Q1 compared to 2016.

List of 5 South Carolina cities and their changes

City Name County Rate City Rate Special Rate
Columbia0% (-1%) 1% (+1%) 1%
Piedmont0%0%1% (+1%)
Allendale0%1%0% (-1%)
Fairfax0%1%0% (-1%)
Martin1%0%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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