Office Information
This Office:

Accepts payment of current Real and Personal Property taxes in person, by mail, by outside lockbox, and through internet transactions.

Seizes property for non-payment, in accordance with S.C. Code of Laws, Title 12,

Plans, conducts and manages tax sales,

Accepts cash, cashier checks, postal money orders, certified checks, and Master, Discover, and Visa debit and credit cards only

Performs pre-sale and post-sale work such as title abstracting and lien holder research, as well as notifying lien holders as required by law,

Abates tax penalties, interest, and /or costs for legal cause

Sends notification and collects delinquent Real and Personal property taxes and processes delinquent tax payments.

Processes redemption payments for returned checks

Suspends driver’s licenses for failure to pay taxes

Accepts applications for change of address, but routes them to Auditor or Assessor,

Files Proofs of Claim with Federal Bankruptcy courts

Issues Tax Deeds.

This Office Does Not:

Accept applications for high mileage discount. This is handled by the Auditor.

Determine values on real property. This is handled by Real Property Services.

Issue refunds for bills paid in error. This is handled by the Auditor.

Issue Mobile Home permits. This is handled by Real Property Services.

Determine values on personal property. This is handled by the Auditor.

Accept applications for Homestead or disability exemption. This is handled by Real Property Services.

Accept applications for legal residence. This is handled by Real Property Services.

Accept applications for Mobile Home registration. This is handled by Real Property Services.

General Information

Paying Real Property Taxes - You will pay one (1) year in arrears. Tax Notices will be issued each October and are payable by January 15 with no penalty. After January 15 add 3% to base tax amount. After February 1 add 10% to base tax amount. After March 16 add 15% to base tax amount.

Paying Personal Property Taxes - You must pay one (1) year in advance in order to obtain a license tag. The exception occurs when you allow a dealer to obtain your license tag; then you will owe taxes within one hundred twenty (120) days.

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on legal County sanctioned holidays.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Information
Suite 700
301 University Ridge
Greenville, SC 29601

864.467.7050 Office
864.467.7189 Fax

Comments
Please email Greenville County Tax Office for any questions, comments or suggestions.

Tax Sale Information
The next tax sale is scheduled for:
  • Monday, November 3, 2014 (9:00 AM – 5:00PM )
Location:
Greenville County Council Chambers
301 University Ridge
Greenville, SC 29601

Contact: Diane Henderson
Tax Sale Coordinator / Assistant Tax Collector
Greenville County Tax Collector’s Office
Ph. (864) 467-7050