This page is dedicated to advising Citizens of the "Two" Tax Collection Offices for Marlboro County.
NOTICE OF DELINQUENT TAX SALE
November 5, 2018
MARLBORO COUNTY COURTHOUSE
(Upstairs in Main Courtroom)
Main Street, Bennettsville, SC
Registration: 9:00 am
Bidding: 10:00 am
Click (here) for Marlboro County Outline for Delinquent 2017 Taxes.
Click (here) for details and bidding guidelines.
Citizens may pay their delinquent taxes until 5 p.m., Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Delinquent Tax Office (843 - 479-5602 ext 11) located in the Marlboro County Courthouse. Personal checks will be accepted for payment of delinquent taxes until 5:00 pm on September 28, 2018; after that date all delinquent taxes must be paid in the form of cash, certified/cashier's funds, or money order.
NO PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON THE DAY OF SALE.
Current Taxes may be paid in the Treasurer's Office located in the Marlboro County Courthouse. Taxes are due January 1st. Penalties will be accrued as: January 16th (3%) and February 2nd (10%).
Past Due Taxes (As of March 17th each year) may be paid to the Delinquent Tax Collector located in the Marlboro County Courthouse in the old Sheriff Department Wing. 15% Penalty will be applied once the tax bill is turned over to the Delinquent Tax Office.
Vehicles - in South Carolina, vehicle taxes are paid a year in advance. If you are renewing your license tag, you can pay your taxes and renewal fee at the Treasurer's Office and eliminate going to the Highway Department.
If you receive a notice for a vehicle you no longer own, you will need to contact the Auditor's Office.
To apply for high mileage discount, you must apply at the Auditor's Office and bring a signed statement with your vehicle mileage prior to the due date.
Boats & Motors - If you receive a tax notice for a boat or motor you no longer own, you must notify the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources at Post Office Box 167, Columbia, SC 29202. You will also need to contact the Auditor's Office at 479-5608 - there are forms to be completed in the Auditor's Office.
Real estate - Homestead Exemption - In 1972, the S.C. General Assembly passed the Homestead Exemption Law which provides real estate property tax relief for South Carolinians who are age 65 and over, totally and permanently disabled, or legally blind. The exemption excludes the first $50,000 from the fair market value of your legal residence. For information, please refer to the Auditor's page under Elected Officials.
Marlboro County is pleased to have its GIS website up and running. This website may be viewed by visiting http://marlboro.sc.wthgis.com.