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MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Friday, November 12, 2021) – Berkeley County will hold its annual Delinquent Tax Sale on Monday, December 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. inside the Azalea Ballroom at the Lowcountry Conference Center in Nexton, located at 406 Sigma Drive in Summerville. If additional days are needed, the Tax Sale will continue Tuesday, December 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Mobile Home Sale will start after the Land Sale ends.

Tax Year 2020 property taxes must be paid no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2021 to avoid tax sale.

In an effort to practice social distancing due to COVID-19, there will again be an online auction option for bidders, in addition to the live Tax Sale.

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, only registered bidders will be permitted into the Tax Sale. **ALL sale money will be collected at the sale.**

REGISTRATION: Registration to participate in the Tax Sale opens Thursday, November 18. Registration MUST be completed no later than 5 p.m. on December 1.  Registration will NOT be permitted on the day of the sale.  Visit berkeleycountysc.gov/taxsale2021 to sign-up for in-person or online bidding.

Masks will NOT be required at the sale but are strongly encouraged.

All real property and mobile homes with delinquent taxes are subject to sale. To avoid sale, all delinquent taxes, assessments, penalties and costs must be received and processed by the County by 5 p.m. on Friday, December 3. Only cash, money order, cashier’s check, attorney’s trust/escrow account checks or credit/debit cards (with a .30 cents & 2.50% transaction fee) will be accepted for payment of taxes. NO payments will be accepted the day of the Tax Sale.

Individuals may make payments in one of the following ways:

  • In person (by 5 p.m. Friday, December 3) – at Berkeley County Delinquent Tax Office, located at 1003 Highway 52, Moncks Corner, SC 29461
  • Online – taxes.berkeleycountysc.gov (by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 5)
  • By mail – send to Berkeley County Tax Collector, P.O. Box 6122, Moncks Corner, SC 29461
    • Fed-ex/overnight – send to Berkeley County Tax Collector, 1003 Highway 52, Moncks Corner, SC 29461
    • *All mail MUST be postmarked by December 3.

Real and personal property must be advertised prior to the Tax Sale. The listing will be first advertised in the Charleston Post and Courier and made available on the County website on November 18, 2021. The listing will again be advertised in print media and online on November 25 and December 2. The listing will be in the name of the current owner and the defaulting taxpayer, defined by the South Carolina statutes as the owner of record on December 31 of the year preceding the taxable year.

The Mobile Homes listing will be advertised and available online for two consecutive weeks, starting November 25 and December 2.

For a Tax Sale listing of all properties, go HERE (available for viewing starting November 18).

For more information, contact the Berkeley County Delinquent Tax office at (843) 719-4030 (option 5) or email .

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– Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office –

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