Pawleys Island Area Tax Information

Sales and Use Tax

The sales tax rate in Georgetown County is 6 percent and in Horry County it is 9 percent. Use tax is imposed on goods and certain services on which no sales tax has been paid, such as catalog and Internet purchases. You are allowed a credit against South Carolina use tax for the amount of tax paid to another state or local jurisdiction.

Motor Fuels Tax 

South Carolina imposes a motor fuel user fee of 16 cents per gallon on all fuels used to power a motor vehicle. 

Millage Rates

City and county property taxes on real estate are taxed at the rate of 4 percent on primary residences and 6 percent on seasonal residences/second homes. Each mil represents $1 in taxation per every $1,000 of a property’s assessed value.


Georgetown County Tax Assessor • 129 Screven St., Georgetown

(843) 545-3014 •


Georgetown County Tax Auditor • 715 Prince St., Georgetown

(843) 545-3021 •


South Carolina Department of Revenue Myrtle Beach Service Center

1330 Howard Pkwy., Myrtle Beach (843) 839-2960 •


Georgetown County Legislative Delegation (Satellite) Office

129 Screven St., Georgetown (843) 545-3029