Sales Tax Rate In $locality South Carolina 2021 Kershaw County, South Carolina Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Kershaw County



2021 Kershaw County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
South Carolina State Sales Tax 6.00%
Kershaw County Sales Tax 1.00%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax 1.00%
Combined Sales Tax 8.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Kershaw County, South Carolina sales tax is 8.00% , consisting of 6.00% South Carolina state sales tax and 2.00% Kershaw County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% county sales tax and a 1.00% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).

  • The Kershaw County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Kershaw County
  • Groceries are exempt from the Kershaw County and South Carolina state sales taxes
  • Kershaw County collects a 2% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under South Carolina law
  • Kershaw County has a higher sales tax than 90.5% of South Carolina's other cities and counties

Kershaw County South Carolina Sales Tax Exemptions

KERSHAW COUNTY - Local sales tax map

In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Kershaw County doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Prepared Food is subject to special sales tax rates under South Carolina law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional South Carolina state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.

Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. South Carolina's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Kershaw County.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:8% Prepared Food:12.5% Prescription Drugs:2% Non-Prescription Drugs:2%

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All merchants operating in Kershaw County must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the South Carolina Department of Revenue . For more details, see the South Carolina sales tax.

Kershaw County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Kershaw County sales tax region partially or fully covers 7 zip codes in South Carolina. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in South Carolina here

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