Local sales tax rates changing May 1 for Edgefield, Laurens, Hampton counties

Local sales tax rates changing May 1 for Edgefield, Laurens, Hampton counties

NEWS RELEASE
South Carolina Department of Revenue


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

The Sales and Use Tax rates in Edgefield, Laurens, and Hampton counties change on May 1, 2021

Rate change in Edgefield and Laurens countiesThe Sales and Use Tax rate in Edgefield and Laurens counties increases to 8% on May 1.

Voters in both counties last year approved a 1% Capital Project Sales Tax to be added to the counties’ 1% Local Option Sales Tax. Those paying an Accommodations Tax in either county will pay 9% starting May 1.

Read the full news release here.

One Response to "Local sales tax rates changing May 1 for Edgefield, Laurens, Hampton counties"

  1. Diana   April 29, 2021 at 12:38 pm

    As if Hampton county doesn’t have some of the highest taxes around ALSO the poorest of road conditions
    Somebody(s) probably just got a pay raise.