Delinquent Tax Collector
111 Law Range Street
Saluda, South Carolina 29138
Phone No: 864-445-4500 ext #2209
Fax No: 864-445-4503
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Payment Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday (NO CASH)
For your convenience, a payment box is located outside the front door of the office.
All DELINQUENT LAND/HOME/PROPERTY payments will be taken at the Delinquent Tax Collector’s office located at 111 Law Range St., Saluda, SC 29138.
Payments will be accepted Mon-Fri from 8:30 am-4:30 pm by credit card, debit card, check, or money order. NO CASH PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
2020 and older Mobile Home and Business Personal tax notices can no longer be made at a county office. These must be paid through American Financial Credit Services.
If you have any questions regarding delinquent payments, please call the
Delinquent Tax Collector at 864-445-4500, press # then 2209.
**All vehicle, boat, and motor payments will continue to be taken at the Treasurer’s office inside the courthouse in Suite 5.
2021 Delinquent Tax Sale
Wednesday, November 17th at 10:00 am
ADVERTISEMENT/PROPERTY LIST: The delinquent property list will be published in the “Saluda Standard Sentinel,” “Twin City News,” and on this webpage for three weeks prior to the sale. There will also be an updated list posted only to this webpage on the Monday before the sale (November 15th).
BIDDER REGISTRATION: Bidders can pre-register on Monday, November 15th and Tuesday, November 16th at the Saluda County Delinquent Tax Collector’s office (111 Law Range St, Saluda, SC 29138) between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Bidder must provide Social Security card, valid driver’s license, and correct mailing information. If you are a company and have someone bidding on your behalf, we will need a completed W-9 with a statement of authorization from the bidder. You may also register on the day of the sale between 8:30 am and 9:30 am. Registration will close at exactly 9:30 am sharp. If you are coming from out of town, please prepare to be here BEFORE 9:30 am as no one will be allowed to sign up after the 9:30 am deadline. The Delinquent Tax Collector’s office will close at exactly 9:30 am on Tax Sale day.
TERMS: Bidder must be present to participate in the tax sale. Any bid amount must be paid in CASH in the exact amount or CERTIFIED FUNDS by 4:00 pm on the day of the sale, November 17, 2021. Bidder information (excluding Social Security number) is public knowledge when requested. If the successful bidder fails to pay by the 4:00 pm deadline, a $500 penalty per bid will be applied. The Delinquent Tax Collector’s office will open to begin collecting the final bids, 30 minutes after the conclusion of the Tax Sale. Should the tax sale of the property have to be voided during the one-year redemption period, the successful bidder will be refunded the bid amount and only the actual interest earned by the county per South Carolina Code of Laws Section 12-51-150.