DISCLAIMER: Please note, this is not a legally approved document. We are outlining what our customers are doing when it comes to the Tax requirements in general. They may be using Mews to achieve some of it and some third-party services to get to some of the remaining requirements.

State taxes

Tax

Tax rate

Applies to

Exemptions

Government references

South Carolina state sales tax

5%

Accommodation

Stays of 90 days or more, entire stay is tax exempt.

Charleston accommodations tax page

South Carolina state sales tax

6%

Products

Content

[South Carolina Department of Commerce sales and use tax page](https://www.sccommerce.com/incentives/sales-use-tax-incentives#:~:text=South Carolina's sales and use,2.5%25 local option sales tax.)

County taxes

Charleston County

Tax

Tax rate

Applies to

Exemptions

Government references

Charleston county sales tax

3%

Products, Accommodation

None

Charleston County code of ordinance > Chapter 19 > Article VIII

Charleston county accommodations tax

2%

Accommodation

Stays of 30 days or more, entire stay is tax exempt.

Charleston County code of ordinance > Chapter 13 > Article III

Municipal taxes

Charleston

Charleston is part of two counties, Charleston County and Berkeley County. The Charleston county accommodations tax only applies to parts of Charleston that are in Charleston County per Charleston accommodations tax page.

Tax

Tax rate

Applies to

Exemptions

Government references

Charleston city accommodations tax

2%

Products, Accommodation

Stays of 30 days or more, entire stay is tax exempt.

Charleston hospitality tax page, Charleston accommodations tax page

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