SC Sales Tax ​


   Do you need a
Sales & Use Tax License?

Sales tax is imposed on the sale of goods and certain services in South Carolina. Use tax is imposed on goods and certain services purchased out of state and brought into South Carolina or on which no sales tax has been paid. The statewide sales and use tax rate is 6%. Counties may impose an additional local sales and use tax if voters in that county approve the tax. Generally, all retail sales of tangible personal property are subject to the state’s sales or use tax. The standard fee for a Retail Sales Tax License is $50.00.

Current Retail License Number Verification- Look up here​


How to File:
 Sales & Use taxpayers whose South Carolina tax liability is $15,000 or more per filing period must file and pay electronically.


  • Apply for your Retail Sales Tax License online by using MyDORWAY
  • To file by paper, use the ST-3 State Sales & Use Tax Return.