2017 Sullivans Island, South Carolina Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Sullivans Island
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|South Carolina State Sales Tax||6.00%|
|County Sales Tax||N/A|
|Sullivans Island Sales Tax||1.00%|
|Special Sales Tax||1.50%|
|Combined Sales Tax||8.50% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Sullivans Island, South Carolina sales tax is 8.50% , consisting of 6.00% South Carolina state sales tax and 2.50% Sullivans Island local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% city sales tax and a 1.50% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).
- The Sullivans Island Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Sullivans Island
- Groceries are exempt from the Sullivans Island and South Carolina state sales taxes
- Sullivans Island collects a 2.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under South Carolina law
- Sullivans Island has a higher sales tax than 100% of South Carolina's other cities and counties
Sullivans Island South Carolina Sales Tax Exemptions
In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Sullivans Island 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 Sullivans Island.
Sullivans Island Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Sullivans Island 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.
Sullivans Island Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Sullivans Island sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 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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- Learn more about the South Carolina sales tax
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- Sullivans Island sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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