Carolyn Umphlett, Treasurer
The Treasurer's Office:
- Collects Real, Personal, Motor Vehicle And Other Taxes
- Oversees Disbursement To County Government, Municipalities, Schools and Special Taxing Districts In Berkeley County
- Maintains Records Of Revenues Collected And Invests Any Funds Not Immediately Needed For Disbursement
- Conducts Tax Notification
- Issues Tax Refunds
The Treasurer, an elected official, serves as the holding agent for funds from County departments. These departments deposit their funds (such as grants, plat sales, fines and copy fees) with the Treasurer. The Treasurer invests these monies, along with tax collections, to generate additional revenues for the County in the form of interest earnings.