We did an article back in 2008 titled “IT’S PROPERTY TAX TIME IN YORK COUNTY SC – FORT MILL, TEGA CAY RAISE MILLAGE RATES” which is very popular this time of year. The article gives in-depth instructions on how York County SC calculates your property taxes each year. We thought we would provide you with updated property tax info and links for 2013. Property taxes are due no later than Jan 15th, 2013 without late payment penalties.
If you own property within York County SC, you normally receive your tax bill around the middle of October. If you didn’t recieve your tax bill, You can view your taxes and pay your tax bill online at onlinetaxes.yorkcountygov.com/taxes.
If you are thinking about purchasing a home and what to estimate your taxes for Your County SC, here is how to estimate your property taxes.
The formula is Appraised Value x Assessment Ratio x Millage Rate = Taxes
Following are examples :
If you will live in your home you will qualify for the 4% owner occupied/legal
Example: $100,000 property in the City of Fort Mill 2013
$100,000 (appraised value) x 4% (assessment ratio) x 0.236 (millage rate) = $944.00
Note: If you won’t live on the property (except manufacturing), you will be accessed at a 6% rate.
If you will live in your home, you will need to complete your application for special assessment with the Tax Assessor’s office. After the 4% application has been accepted, the Auditor’s Office will issue a new tax notice at the 4% assessment.
Click to download the 2013 York County 2103 Millage chart => York County SC Property Tax Instructions and Millage rates 2013
County links – there are three different County departments that play a role in your property taxes.
- Assessors Office – appraises your property
- Auditor – responsible for listing and assessing personal property for ad valorem taxation
- Treasurer/Finance/Tax Collection – collects your tax payments
Finally, The County Assessor’s office has a great property record and GIS mapping online tool. You can view your property’s assesed values and see a detailed property map online at http://qpublic.net/sc/york/search.html