Please contact or visit our office if you have any additional inquiries about property taxation in Lancaster County.

Carrie Williams Helms, County Treasurer

Phone: (803) 285-7939
Fax: (803) 286-8749
Pay Taxes by Phone: 1-888-525-3661

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Closed most major holidays

Physical Address:
101 North Main Street
Lancaster, South Carolina  29720

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 729
Lancaster, SC  29721


Adrienne Coleman, Deputy Treasurer

Amanda B. Bigham, Office Manager

Melissa Craig, Tax Clerk

Peggy White, Tax Clerk

Donna Deese, Tax Clerk

News & Updates

Real estate & personal property tax bills are due by January 15th without penalites. If the 15th falls on a weekend or holiday, you will have until 5:00 pm the next business day to pay without penalty. After March 16th,  real estate & personal property taxes will be turned over to the Tax Collectors office.  Motor Vehicle bills are mailed on the 15th of the month, one month prior to bills being due and are due on the last day of the month. The decal will come from the South Carolina DMV Office if you pay by mail, phone, or online within 7-10 business days. If you don’t receive the decal within 7-10 business days, please call DMV @  1-803-896-5000.

You can pay your tax bill in the office, by mail, by phone 1-888-525-3661 or HERE ONLINE.