Office of Delinquent Tax

The Delinquent Tax Office is charged with collecting taxes on all real estate and personal property (except vehicles) that have not been paid prior to March 16 of each year. 

2023 Florence County Delinquent Tax Sale

  • The Delinquent Tax Sale is currently scheduled to be conducted in the parking garage of the County Complex on Monday, October 2nd, 2023. If the sale is not concluded on that day, it will continue on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023 and as many days thereafter to finalize.
  • The Sale will begin at 10:00 AM
  • ***Registration will NOT be offered on the day of the sale this year.*** All bidders must be pre-registered prior to sale and there will be a registration fee of $10.00 per bidder. Pre-registration forms must be completed by Friday, September 29th, 2023. The $10.00 registration fee may be submitted with form or collected on day of sale.
  • The lists of potential properties to be sold at Sale will be added to website in September, 2023.
  • 2023 Delinquent Tax Sale Registration Form

Any updates concerning the 2023 Delinquent Tax Sale will be posted as necessary.

Monday, October 2, 2023

Bid paddles should be picked up in the Delinquent Tax Office, Room 107, beginning at 8:30 AM. Registration payments will also be collected if not submitted at a prior date. REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE OFFERED ON THE DAY OF THE SALE. ALL BIDDERS MUST BE REGISTERED PRIOR TO SALE DATE.

Sale begins at 10:00 AM on the first floor of the parking garage at the County Complex.

Price List

The Delinquent Tax Office is charged with collecting taxes on all real estate and personal property (except vechiles) that have not been paid prior to march 16 of each year. The tax execution delinquent costs for 2022 are added as follows:

Amounts are added after the dates listed.
March 24:      Execution              $0.00
March 24:      Delinquent Tax Notices        $20.00
April 28:        Certified Mail of Levy         $25.00
June 2:        Mobile Home Mortgage Search    $0.00
June 16:        Personal Levy            $35.00
August 25:       Advertisement for Sale       $20.00
September 29:    Auction Fee             $10.00
September 29:    Land Mortgage Search       $60.00

All dates are subject to adjustment due to calendar conflicts. Please Call the Delinquent Tax Office at (843) 665-3095 to verify tax amount due prior to payment.

Effective September 1998, all payments on delinquent taxes must be made in the form of cash, cashier’s checks, certified funds, or money order. No personal checks of individuals or companies will be accepted.

A past due fee of $25.00 will be added to all delinquent solid waste fees paid after March 16 of each year.

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