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    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



    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