Tax Sale Information

The Berkeley County Delinquent Tax Sale will be held on Monday, October 21st, 2019 in County Council Chambers(Assembly Room) at the Berkeley County Administration Building at 1003 Highway 52, Moncks Corner, SC beginning at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. that day.  If additional days are necessary to complete the auction, an announcement will be made to that effect before the close of business. The sale on subsequent days (if necessary) will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. or earlier.  The Mobile Home sale will begin approximately 30-45 minutes after the Land Sale ends.

 

PAYMENT OF TAXES PRIOR TO SALE

All real property and mobile home with delinquent taxes are subject to sale.  To avoid sale, all delinquent taxes, assessments, penalties and cost must be received and processed by the County by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019

No personal or company checks will not be accepted after Friday, September 13, 2019 since enough time must be allowed for the checks to clear the bank.  Only cash, money order, cashier check, attorney’s trust/escrow account checks or credit/debit cards (with a.30 cents & 2.50% transaction fee) will be accepted for payment of taxes.

 

ADVERTISEMENT OF PROPERTIES

Real and personal property must be advertised prior to the tax sale. The listing will be advertised in the Charleston Post and Courier and available online on the County website (www.berkeleycountysc.gov) beginning Thursday, October 3rd, October 10th and October 17th, 2019, in the name of the current owner and the defaulting taxpayer, defined by the South Carolina statues as the owner of record on December thirty-first of the year preceding the taxable year.  The Mobile Homes will be advertised and available online for two (2) consecutive weeks, beginning October 10th and October 17th, 2019

 

BIDDER REGISTRATION

Anyone who is interested in bidding must register as a bidder with the Berkeley County Delinquent Tax Collector’s Office beginning October 3rd, 2019 through October,17th ,2019.  You can register online or in person at the Berkeley County Tax Collector’s Office at 1003 Highway 52, Moncks Corner, and SC 29461.  There is no registration fee.  Bidders must have a valid driver’s license or other acceptable valid government issued photo identification.  There will be no bidder registration on tax sale day(s).  

 

For questions regarding the Delinquent Tax Sale call (843)719-4030 or email Webdlq@berkeleycountysc.gov.