Tax Assessor

Welcome to the Edgefield County Assessor’s Office.  We hope that you will find the information on our site to be useful in understanding what the Assessor’s Office does.  Staff consisting of experienced licensed appraisers; a GIS mapper and tax clerks are available to answer your questions. Our office strives to follow the duties and laws mandated by the State of South Carolina (SC Code Section 12-37-90). We look forward to serving your needs.

What This Office Does:

  • Appraise real property and manufactured (mobile) homes for tax purposes
  • Measure and appraise new construction for tax purposes
  • Conduct county wide reassessment every 5 years as required by the SC Department of Revenue
  • Accept and process appeals of values
  • Represents the County in real property & mobile home value appeals to the Board of Assessment Appeals
  • Transfers ownership of real property via recorded deeds
  • Process 4% legal residence and agriculture applications
  • Maintain and process multiple lot discount applications
  • Change mailing addresses for real property & mobile home owners as requested
  • Accept New Construction exemption, ATI exemption, Military LR exemption, HOA property exemption forms
  • Provide actual & potential or estimated rollback tax information
  • Process fire reports
  • Process mobile home affidavits
  • Issues new decals for mobile home registrations
  • Issues moving permits for mobile homes
  • GIS Mapping (Access thru the GIS/Special Projects Office)

This Office Does Not:

  • Give legal advice
  • Research real property for legal claims
  • Have tax or other information on Vehicles, Boats, Motors, or other personal property (Auditor’s Office)
  • Grant Homestead Exemptions for real property (Auditor’s Office)
  • Accept payments for County property taxes and personal property taxes (Treasurer’s Office)
  • Give information on delinquent taxes (Tax Collector’s Office)
  • Grant Veterans Exemptions for real property (Department of Revenue in Columbia, SC)
  • Assess manufacturing or utility properties (D.O.R.)
  • Record deeds (Clerk of Court)

For Both Electronic and Mailed Applications:

Be sure to include all attachments and signatures.  Forms that do not meet the requirements will not be processed. 

 

 

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Edgefield County, 124 Courthouse Square, Edgefield, SC 29824
Phone: (803) 637-4000, Fax: (803) 637-4056.

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