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South Carolina Local Sales Tax Rate Change, May 2014

  • May 7, 2014 | Gail Cole

 New sales tax rate for Horry County, South Carolina, May 2014.

Effective May 1, 2014, the 1% Capital Projects Tax in Horry County, South Carolina, is repealed. Still in effect is the 1% Education Capital Improvements Tax.

In Horry County’s vacation haven of Myrtle Beach, a 1% Tourism Development Tax remains in effect. The sales tax rate for Myrtle Beach is 8%.

A list of sales tax rates South Carolina Department of Revenue website. The rate for most Horry County zip codes is 7%. The rate for Horry County (MB, or Myrtle Beach) is 8%. Please be aware that certain zip codes cover areas both within and outside of Myrtle Beach, meaning that two sales tax rates can apply to the same zip code.

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Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.