The South Carolina (SC) state sales tax rate is currently 6.0%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 9%. South Carolina businesses are required to file and remit sales tax electronically.
South Carolina was listed in Kiplinger’s 2011 10 tax-friendly states for retirees with one exception: “sales taxes can be high…” in addition to the statewide rate, “…counties can levy an additional 2% [but] prescription drugs are exempt.”
South Carolina and Sales Tax
Avalara Sales and Use Tax Products for South Carolina
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