Location: 1476 J.A. Cochran Bypass
Mailing Address: PO Box 686, Chester SC, 29706
Phone: (803) 385-2608
Fax: (855) 946-0259
Hours: 8:45 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday
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Responsibilities and Services
- Collect real, personal, motor vehicle and other taxes and disburse the allocation of those funds to County government, municipalities, schools and special taxing districts in Chester County.
- Maintain records of revenues collected and invest any funds not immediately needed for disbursement.
- Deposit money received from other County departments.
- Generate refund checks to taxpayers for overpayments due to change in address status, assessment or other adjustments as determined by the Auditor or Assessor.
- Act as a paying agent for bond and other debt issues for the County and special districts.
- Collect the annual renewal license fee on motor vehicles on behalf of the State of South Carolina.
- Provide tax information to the public and legal professionals.
- Offer on-line capabilities with the SC Department of Public Safety's Division of Motor Vehicles, for collection of biannual registration fees.