South Carolina: Sales Tax Handbook
2016 South Carolina Sales Tax Map by County
Lowest sales tax (6.00%)
Highest sales tax (8.50%)
This interactive sales tax map map of South Carolina shows how local sales tax rates vary across South Carolina's 46 counties. Click on any county for detailed sales tax rates, or see a full list of South Carolina counties here.
South Carolina has state sales tax of 6.00%, and allows local governments to collect a local option sales tax of up to 2.50%. There are a total of 79 local tax jurisdictions across the state, collecting an average local tax of 1.254%.
Combined with the state sales tax, the highest sales tax rate in South Carolina is 8.50% in the cities of Charleston, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Charleston and Johns Island (and twelve other cities).
South Carolina sales tax rates last updated October 2016
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