MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, September 22, 2022) – Berkeley County will hold its annual Delinquent Tax Sale on Monday, October 24, 2022 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, October 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Mobile Home Sale will start after the Land Sale ends.
Tax Year 2021 property taxes must be paid no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2022 to avoid tax sale.
In addition to the live Tax Sale, there will also be an online auction option for bidders. **ALL tax sale money will be collected at the sale.**
REGISTRATION: Registration to participate in the Tax Sale opens Thursday, October 6. Registration MUST be completed no later than 5 p.m. on October 20. Only registered bidders will be permitted into the Tax Sale. Registration will NOT be permitted on the day of the sale. Visit berkeleycountysc.gov/taxsale2022 to sign-up for in-person or online bidding.
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, October 21. 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 tax 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, October 21) – at Berkeley County Delinquent Tax Office, located at 1003 N. Highway 52, Moncks Corner, SC 29461
- Online – taxes.berkeleycountysc.gov (by 11:59 p.m. Friday, October 21)
- By mail (postmarked by Friday, October 21) – 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
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 October 6, 2022. 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 October 13, 2022.
For a Tax Sale listing of all properties, go HERE (available for viewing starting October 6).
– Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office –