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Dorchester County, South Carolina - Assessor's Office

The Dorchester County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Dorchester County, South Carolina. You can contact the Dorchester County Assessor for:

  • Your property tax bill
  • Reporting upgrades or improvements
  • Paying your property tax
  • Information on your property's tax assessment
  • Checking the Dorchester County property tax due date
  • Appealing your property tax appraisal

PO BOX 416The Dorchester County Assessor's Office is located in St. George, South Carolina.

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Dorchester 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 Dorchester County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Dorchester County Tax Appraiser.

  1. The Dorchester County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Dorchester County.
  2. The Dorchester 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.
  3. The Dorchester County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Dorchester County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.

When contacting Dorchester County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Dorchester County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 843-563-0162. 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 Dorchester County assessor's office at 843-563-0174. Please call the assessor's office in St. George before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting. If you have general questions, you can call the Dorchester County Courthouse at 843-563-0160.

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The median property tax in Dorchester County, South Carolina is $1,147.00

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