Auditor: Clarissa Parks
Deputy Auditor: Landarius Houston
133 South Mine Street
McCormick, SC 29835
Office Hours: M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm
Office Phone: (864) 852-2107
Fax: (864) 852-0071
The mission of the McCormick County Auditor’s Office is to provide the citizens of McCormick County with accuracy and courtesy in the performance of their responsibilities. To ensure that all taxpayers are taxed equally and fairly in accordance with the South Carolina laws and regulations as established by the South Carolina Department of Revenue.
Functions and Responsibilities
- Sets the property tax levy.
- Processes appeals on real estate and personal property.
- Administers property taxes on personal property, motor vehicles, watercraft, aircraft, & business personal property.
- Administers the Homestead and Veterans’ Exemptions.
The Auditor's Office Does Not:
Place values on real property. Contact the Assessor's Office for information regarding property values.
Give information on paid taxes. Contact the Treasurer Office for information regarding paid taxes.
Issue business licenses or federal ID numbers. Contact the Department of Revenue for business licenses or federal ID numbers.
Collect any money, contact the Treasurer/Tax Collector's Office for information regarding Tax Collection.
Collect or turn in license plates. You can return your plate to any SCDMV.
SC Dept of Revenue
SC Department of Motor Vehicles FormsThe Auditor's Office manages the following programs:
- Homestead Exemption
- High Mileage / Vehicle Value Appeals
- Registering a Vehicle / Address Changes
- Refunds of Vehicle Taxes
- Pleasure and Business Boats
- Business Personal Property Tax Returns
- Motor Vehicles
Frequently Asked Questions
|Other Real Estate||6%|
|Personal Property(Watercraft, Aircraft, Campers, Business Personal Property)||6% - 10.5% (See County Auditor for details on the 6% rate on Watercraft and Campers)|
|Agricultural Property (privately owned)||4%|
|Agricultural Property (corporate owned)||6%|
|Manufacturing & Utility Property||10.5%|
|Railroad, Airline, & Pipeline Property||9.5%|
|Motor Vehicle||6% - 10.5%|
|Motor Vehicle(s) titled in a business||10.5%|
|Motor Homes (See County Auditor for details on the 6% rate.)||6% - 10.5%|