Delinquent Tax


  • The Delinquent Tax Sale is currently scheduled to be conducted on the first floor of the parking garage located behind the County Complex, 180 N Irby Street, Florence, South Carolina 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.
  • 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 29, 2023. The $10.00 registration fee may be submitted with form or collected on day of sale.

Buyer’s Information Sheet

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.

Delinquent tax payments will be accepted on the properties scheduled for Tax Sale through September 29, 2023.
Please see above for instructions due to the impending weather.

To prevent any property listed from being sold, payment must be made in the Delinquent Tax Office, Room 107 of the County Complex by 5:00 PM, Friday, September 29, 2023. Payment must be made in the form of cash, cashier’s check, money order or other certified funds. No personal or company checks will be accepted.

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

Price List

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. The tax execution delinquent costs for 2023 are added as follows:

Amounts are added after the dates listed.
March 22   Execution   $ 0.00
March 22   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.