There is no statewide business license in SC. Business Licenses are local government licenses, issued by the incorporated towns, cities and counties in SC.
SCBOS does not work directly with Business Licenses. Direct contact with the local government(s) should be made to determine if a Business License is required and the cost, if applicable.
Click HERE for a complete list of counties.
The chart below includes all of the SC counties that require a business license.
*Aiken, Greenville, and Williamsburg County are not listed because they do not have business license taxes, but do require a business registration fee*
County Business License Quick Chart
A reference guide for county licensing FAQs. These are the nine SC counties that require business licenses.
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