Berkeley County, South Carolina - Assessor's Office
The Berkeley County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Berkeley County, South Carolina. You can contact the Berkeley County Assessor for:
- Reporting upgrades or improvements
- Information on your property's tax assessment
- Your property tax bill
- Checking the Berkeley County property tax due date
- Appealing your property tax appraisal
- Paying your property tax
The Berkeley County Assessor's Office is located in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. Moncks Corner is the county seat of Berkeley County, where most local government offices are located.
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Berkeley County Assessor's Office Services
There are three major roles involved in administering property taxes - Tax Assessor, Property Appraiser, and Tax Collector. Note that in some counties, one or more of these roles may be held by the same individual or office. For example, the Berkeley County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Berkeley County Tax Appraiser.
- The Berkeley County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Berkeley County.
- The Berkeley County Property Appraiser is responsible for determining the taxable value of each piece of real estate, which the Tax Assessor will use to determine the owed property tax.
- The Berkeley County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Berkeley County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.
When contacting Berkeley County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Berkeley County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 843-719-4061. Remember to have your property's Tax ID Number or Parcel Number available when you call!
If you have documents to send, you can fax them to the Berkeley County assessor's office at 843-719-4271. Please call the assessor's office in Moncks Corner before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting. If you have general questions, you can call the Berkeley County Courthouse at 843-761-6900.