Assessor Georgetown County South Carolina

Assessor Georgetown County South Carolina

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Phone:(843) 545-3014
Fax:(843)-545-3156
Email: Assessor
Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except for legal holidays)
Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 421270, Georgetown, SC 29442-1270
Point of Contact: Susan Edwards, Assessor / Vera Kirkland, Deputy Assessor

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Address P O Box 421270 129 Screven Street Georgetown South Carolina 29442 1270
Phone 843-545-3014

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Research assessments and pay property taxes for Georgetown County. Obtain a new appraisal for your property for mortgages or sales of your home.
Georgetown County Assessor
129 Screven St Rm 106
Georgetown, SC 29442
Phone: (843) 545-3014


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Contact Info.Functions.E-Tax Payments.Georgetown County.P.O. Box 421270 · 129 Screven Street.Georgetown, South Carolina 29442-1270 ·.Phone: 843-545-3063 · Fax: 843-545-3292.Legal Notice. · ©2002-2006 Georgetown County, SC · .Change Type.

Multi-Lot Discount

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Application period is January 1 to May 1 of each tax year.

If your property is a condominium, provide unit size, number of bedrooms, location such as ocean front, view floor, etc and values of other comparable units in the complex.If your property is residential property, provide size of residence and size and location of properties that you are comparing your property with.If you have disagreed with your market values before a re-valuation of your property can be made,.you must state the value you believe to be correct and submit evidence to support your claim. Builders/Developers Exemption.- The South Carolina General Assembly passed legislation in 2009 to give builders/developers an exemption on property tax for newly constructed, unoccupied, detached, single-family homes that received their Certificate of Occupancy (CO) after 2006 (in those jurisdictions that require COs).Application period is from January 1st thru January 31st of each tax year.Rollback Taxes.- When real property which is in agriculture use and is being valued, assessed and taxed under the provisions of this article, is applied to another use other than agriculture, it shall be subject to additional taxes, hereafter referred to as rollback taxes, in the amount equal to the difference, if any, between taxes payable or the basis of the agricultural use valuation and assessment and the taxes that would have been paid had the property been taxed at the market value appraisal and 6% assessment ratio. The rollback can be applied to the five years proceeding the first year the property is taxed at 6% due to the change in use. Appealing Property Values.(Information You Should Know).Property Assessment Appeal Form.The values established by the county were arrived at by certain criteria such as property type, propertys income potential, location, condition, size, etc. If you believe that your property is improperly assessed.you must submit required evidence to substantiate your claim.If your property is income producing commercial property, you are requested to provide income/expense statements covering the past three years, indication sources of income and itemized expenses.

Special Assessments.Legal Residence (4%) .... Owner occupied dwellings.Agriculture (4%) .... Agriculture properties with bonafide agriculture use.Agriculture (6%) .... Agriculture properties with bonafide agriculture use owned by a corporation with 10 or more stockholders.Multi-Lot Discount.- If you are the original developer of a subdivision, you may be eligible for a discount on the values of unsold lots. You may apply each year for this discount.Application period is January 1 to May 1 of each tax year. Assign site addresses.Give information on delinquent taxes.Set or change fees (i.e. Storm Water Waste Fee (See Storm water).Assess manufacturing or utility properties.Assessable Transfer of Interest (ATI).Some properties have been reappraised pursuant to Section 12-37-3140 of the South Carolina Code of Laws.Section 12-37-3140 states, "For property tax years beginning after 2006 the fair market value of real property is its fair market value applicable for December thirty-first of the year in which an assessable transfer of interest (ATI) has occurred.". "An assessable transfer of interest (ATI) means a transfer of an existing interest in real property that subjects the real property to appraisal. For purposes of this definition, an existing interest in real property includes life estate interests.".For further information regarding when a transfer of interest is considered an assessable transfer of interest (ATI), go to.SC State House.scroll down.to the bottom of the page to."ARTICLE 25".Reassessment.South Carolina State Law requires that each County within the State conduct a countywide reassessment every five years. A one year extension is allowed by County ordinance. During a Countywide reassessment all real property within the County is reappraised at its current market value as of its reassessment date. New Legislation requires that in the year in which a reassessment is implemented each parcel of real property, be adjusted for improvements and losses, and does not increase more than fifteen percent every five years unless an assessable transfer of interest occurs. Georgetown County is currently scheduled to implement its next reassessment in tax year 2010. Only real property values are affected by reassessment. Values of personal property such as cars, boats and motorcycles are kept current through annual updates by the Department of Revenue.

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P.O. Box 421270 · 129 Screven Street Georgetown, South Carolina 29442-1270 · Phone: 843-545-3063 · Fax: 843-545-3292

Application period is January 1 to May 1 of each tax year.

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Q: How do I appeal the Assessors appraisal of my property?

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Georgetown County

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you must state the value you believe to be correct and submit evidence to support your claim.

Reassessment

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Q: How do I apply to receive the 4 percent legal Residence special assessment or the agricultural use assessment?

"ARTICLE 25".

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Appealing Property Values

Application period is from January 1st thru January 31st of each tax year.

Assessor

you must submit required evidence to substantiate your claim.

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Purchasing. Public Services. Capital Improvement Plan.

SC State House. Change of Address Form. Property Assessment Appeal Form.

Application period is from January 1st thru January 31st of each tax year.

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Owning 10 or more lots in a homogenous neighborhood.Provide actual & potential rollback tax information.Change mailing addresses for real property & mobile home owners as.requested.Issue new Decals for Mobile Homes.Represents the County in real property & mobile home value appeals to the Board of Assessment Appeals.This Office.Does NOT.Give legal advise.Research real property for legal claim.Have tax or other information on vehicles, boats, motors, or other person property (See Auditor).Accept payments for County property taxes (See Treasurer). Email:.Assessor.Hours:.8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except for legal holidays).Mailing Address:.P.O. Drawer 421270, Georgetown, SC 29442-1270.Point of Contact:.Susan Edwards, Assessor / Vera Kirkland, Deputy Assessor.Opens with Adobe as a PDF file,.just click on the link provided:.Change of Address Form.Property Assessment Appeal Form.Department Functions:.The Assessors Office is responsible for the assignment of values to all real estate properties and mobile homes;.the tax amounts. What This Office.Appraise Real Property & Manufactured (Mobile) Homes for tax purposes.Conduct County Wide Reassessment every 5 years as required.by the Department of Revenue.Accept & process appeals of values generated by this office.Transfer ownership of real property through recorded deeds.Process and validate Legal Residence and Agriculture applications.Provide property record cards (Shows sketch of buildings & other related information).Measure & appraise new construction for tax purposes.Maintain & process Multiple Lot Discount applications for developers.

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you must state the value you believe to be correct and submit evidence to support your claim.

"ARTICLE 25".

Q: How do I apply to receive the 4 percent legal Residence special assessment or the agricultural use assessment?.Applications are available in the Assessors Office (Room 106, 129 Screven Street). Applications must be completed by January 15th in the year following the purchase.Q: How do I appeal the Assessors appraisal of my property?.To appeal an appraisal, the property owner must write the Assessors Office. In an appeal, the Assessors Office schedules a hearing between the property owner and the Assessor or staff appraiser to discuss reasons for the appeal. After the hearing, the Assessors Office sends the property owner a letter describing decisions and appraisal changes. If the property owner has any further objections, they must write their objections and send them to the Board of Assessment Appeals within 30 days. The Board then schedules a hearing and notifies the property owner in writing of the results. If still aggrieved, the property owner may file an appeal with the Administrative Law Judge Division in Columbia. To appeal a "Notice of Change of Classification Appraisal and Assessment", the property owner must do so within 90 days of the date of the notice to appeal. Tax Map Number.- This is a unique number that is the basis for property identification and location.GIS/Geographic Information System.- This is the linking of tabular data to maps residing in a computer as graphics files. Either maps or data can be called interactively.Assessable Transfer of Interest.- A transfer of an existing interest in real property that subjects the real property to appraisal. For purposes of this definition, an existing interest in real property includes life estate interest. Capped Value.- Each political subdivision shall value real property by a method in which the value of each parcel of real property, adjusted for improvements and losses, does not increase more than fifteen percent every five years unless an assessable transfer of interest occurs.Frequently Asked Questions:.Q: If my primary residential property contains rental or business structures, do I receive the 4 percent legal residence special assessment?.The 4 percent assessment would only apply to the portion of the property used as your residence. The 6 percent ratio would apply to the remainder of the property.

Q: If my primary residential property contains rental or business structures, do I receive the 4 percent legal residence special assessment?

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Who May Represent Taxpayers During the Administrative Tax Process? South Carolina Code Ann. Section 12-60-90

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Assessment.- An appraised or determined value of real property multiplied by the appropriate corresponding ratio equals the assessment or assessed value.Fair Market Value.- The amount for which property can reasonably be expected to sell on the open market with a willing buyer and willing seller.Reassessment.- Process required by law to determine changes in market value of property over a certain period of time in order to provide equity among taxpayers.Millage Rate.- The amount of mills levied in order to meet the budget of a school district, county, city or other political subdivision. One mill equals 1/1000 of a dollar (.001). Please complete the attached request for conference with contact information and return with your supporting evidence within ninety (90) days of the date of your assessment notice.Who May.Represent Taxpayers During the Administrative Tax Process?.South Carolina Code Ann. Section 12-60-90.Attorneys and certified public accountants.Enrolled agents An "enrolled agent" has demonstrated special competence in federal taxation by passing a written examination administered by the Internal Revenue Service or through employment with the Internal Revenue Service. Partners may represent their partnership.Corporate officers may represent their corporation.Fiduciaries and their full-time employees may represent the entity for which they are a fiduciary.Full-time employees may represent their employer.Individuals may represent themselves or a member of their immediate family if the individual is not compensated.Real estate appraiser who is registered, or certified in the state.Common Terms.Real Property.- All land and the buildings, structures or improvements on that land.

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