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  • Do you sell Temporary (45 day) Tags?

  • I have moved from one county to another in South Carolina. What should I do?

  • When I bought my vehicle, the dealer told me they would take care of the taxes and tags. Why did you send me a bill?

  • I want to transfer my license plate to another vehicle. What do I need to do?

  • I have just purchased a vehicle. What do I need to do?

  • What information will I need to have when I arrive at the DMV office?

  • I am new to South Carolina. How do I register my vehicles?

  • What happens if I do not file a property tax return on my business?

  • When are business property tax returns due?

  • If I own a business, how are my taxes determined on the business personal property?

  • Why is the tax bill so high on my business?

  • How do I register a watercraft/boat motor that I purchased?

  • Are boat trailers taxable?

  • Are all watercraft taxable?

  • I am thinking about purchasing a used watercraft/boat motor/airplane. What should I do first?

  • How do you determine the value of watercraft/aircraft?

  • What is the School Tax Relief on my Real Estate Tax Notice?

  • Do I need to reapply annually?

  • What documents do I need to apply?

  • Do I have to apply in person?

  • How do I qualify for the Homestead Exemption?

  • What is the Homestead Exemption Program?

  • Are there any special exemptions for POW's or Medal of Honor recipients?

  • What property is included in the Active Duty Military Exemption and how do I apply?

  • What do I need in order to purchase a Temporary Tag?

  • I still have title to my vehicle but I turned the tag in to the DMV and cancelled the insurance. Do I still owe property tax?

  • I've turned my tag in to the DMV and it had not expired. Can I get a refund on the tax I have already paid?

  • I sold the vehicle that you sent me a tax notice on. What do I need to do?

  • When are vehicle taxes due?

  • What is the assessment ratio on vehicles?

  • How do I figure out how much my taxes will be on a new vehicle I am purchasing?

  • How do I know if my vehicle qualifies for a high mileage discount?

  • Can I get a reduction of my vehicle taxes?

  • Does your office accept credit cards?

  • Can I pick up my check?

  • I know a payment has been made but I have not received my check. What do I do?

  • How can I find out if a payment has been made?

  • How do I get a payment history of my account?

  • How do I change my address and/or name?

  • When will I receive my payments?