Charleston County, South Carolina Tax Assessors' Office
101 Meeting Street, Suite 135
O.T. Wallace County Office Building
Charleston, South Carolina 29401
Where is the Charleston County Tax Assessor's Office?
What can the Charleston County Assessor's Office do for me?
The Charleston County Tax Assessor's Office oversees the appraisal and assessment of properties as well as the billing and collection of property taxes for all taxable real estate located in Charleston County.
Contact the assessor's office if you need help with paying your property taxes, applying for a homestead exemption or other tax exemption, reporting upgrades to your home, appealing your property tax assessment, or verifying your property records.
Submitting a Charleston County property tax appeal
If you believe that your house has been unfairly overappraised (i.e. appraised at a value higher than the true market value of the property), you can attempt to get your home re-appraised at a lower value by contacting the Assessor's Office to submit a property tax appeal.
You will have to submit a form describing your property and sufficient proof that it is overassessed, including valuations of similar homes nearby as evidence. If your appeal is accepted, your home assessment (and property taxes) will be lowered as a result.
If you would like to appeal your property, call the Charleston County Assessor's Office at (843) 958 4100 and ask for a property tax appeal form. Keep in mind that property tax appeals are generally only accepted in a 1-3 month window each year.
For more information and example appeals, see how to appeal your property taxes.
Useful Charleston County Facts:
The median home value in Charleston County is between $238,645.00 and $245,555.00. Property tax rates are based on property values.
How can I contact Charleston County?
You can try contacting the Charleston County local government directly with any issues the Assessor's Office can't solve. In many counties, certain property records such as deeds are kept in the county courthouse or county archives instead of at the tax assessors' office.
The county seat for Charleston County is located in the County Courthouse in Charleston, which is where the Charleston County Assessors' Office is also located. You can direct your general inquiries to Charleston County with the contact info listed below.
Charleston County Phone Number
Charleston County Fax Number
Charleston County County Courthouse Address
101 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401-2249
Useful Charleston County Links:
- Charleston County Search by name, address, Parcel ID or sales date
- Charleston County GIS Maps
- Charleston County Tax Records
- Charleston County Government Homepage
- Charleston County Assessors' Office Homepage