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Posting of Notice of Levy on Delinquent Properties Begins

Chydonna Thurston - Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Beaufort County Treasurer’s Office will begin levying delinquent properties on August 7, 2017. This is the process in which a Notice of Levy sign is affixed to a property to notify the owner that the property taxes have not been paid. To avoid a property being posted, the delinquent property owner must sign and return their certified notice or pay the property taxes due.   Read More

Setoff Debt Letters Mailed

Chydonna Thurston - Friday, July 21, 2017

On July 13, 2017, notification letters were sent to delinquent taxpayers whose delinquent taxes are being submitted to the Department of Revenue’s Setoff Debt program. In accordance with South Carolina State Statute, the Setoff Debt program allows the Treasurer’s Office to collect on outstanding debt by garnishing the South Carolina State income tax refunds of delinquent taxpayers.  Read More

Treasurer Announces County’s Annual Online Auction

Chydonna Thurston - Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The Beaufort County Treasurer’s Office will auction properties owned by the Beaufort County Forfeited Land Commission (FLC) in an online auction through Meares Auction Group.  All properties auctioned are available for immediate title.  Read More

Certified Delinquent Tax Bills Mailed

Chydonna Thurston - Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Beaufort County Treasurer’s Office has mailed 4,200 certified delinquent tax bills to taxpayers with outstanding balances on their real and personal property.  Read More

Treasurer hosts successful Unclaimed Funds Event

Chydonna Thurston - Friday, June 16, 2017

Treasurer Curtis Loftis and Beaufort County Treasurer, Maria Walls, came together to host an Unclaimed Funds Event at the Bluffton Public Library.  Read More

Beaufort County Unclaimed Property Event

Chydonna Thurston - Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Beaufort County Treasurer’s Office has joined efforts with the South Carolina State Treasurer’s Office to announce Beaufort County’s first Unclaimed Property event. This event is for County residents to claim their previously unclaimed property, such as undeposited checks.   Read More

County Treasurer’s Offices Closed for Bi-Annual Training

Chydonna Thurston - Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Beaufort County Treasurer’s Office will be closed on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 to conduct a Professional Development Day with our staff. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you as we work to enhance our ongoing commitment to serving Beaufort County.

Our offices will reopen under normal business hours on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 8: 00 a.m.   Read More

Treasurer Mails Delinquent Tax Bills

Chydonna Thurston - Wednesday, May 03, 2017
The Beaufort County Treasurer’s Office would like to announce the mailing of 24,755 delinquent property tax bills for the tax year 2016, totaling approximately $23 million.  Read More

Treasurer Mails Unclaimed Property Notices

Chydonna Thurston - Monday, April 03, 2017

The Beaufort County Treasurer announces the inception of the Unclaimed Property program. The purpose of the program is to create awareness and return to citizens and taxpayers unclaimed funds currently being held by the Treasurer’s Office. The mailing of unclaimed propery notices marks the beginning of this program, which were mailed on April 3, 2017.   Read More

Treasurer Announces New Delinquent Collections Program

Chydonna Thurston - Monday, March 27, 2017

The Beaufort County Treasurer’s Office will begin using a third party collections agency, American Financial Credit Services (AFCS), to assist in the collection of delinquent business personal property taxes.   Read More


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