The Auditor's Office is responsible for listing and assessing personal property for ad valorem taxation.
The Auditor's Office........
Assembles information on real and personal property ownership for the purpose of establishing a fair market value, computing the assessed value, and applying the applicable millage rate to produce revenue to be collected by the County Treasurer. This revenue pays for a variety of public services, including schools, law enforcement, libraries, and roads.
Prepares and lists all taxable personal property in the County on the tax roll. Properties included are:
-Furniture, fixtures, and equipment (business personal property)
Authorizes all additions, omissions, and abatements to the tax roll.
Determines the assessed value of all personal property using manuals furnished by the South Carolina Department of Revenue.
Applies penalties to unpaid tax records.
Determines eligibility for Homestead Exemption.
Citizens living within all municipalities are billed for both county and city taxes on their real and personal property. The County collects all taxes for those citizens.
This Office Does Not:
Place values on real property. Contact the Assessor's Office for information regarding property values.
Give information on paid taxes. Contact the Tax Collector's Office for information regarding paid taxes.
Issue business licenses or federal ID numbers. Contact the Department of Revenue for business licenses or federal ID numbers.
Collect any money. Contact the Tax Collector's Office for information regarding Tax Collection.
The mission of the York County Auditor's Office is to provide accurate personal property tax information to the citizens, municipalities, school districts, and other county departments, and to assure fair and equitable property tax levies in York County.
York County Office Complex
1070 Heckle Blvd. Suite 101
Rock Hill SC 29730
Office Hours: M-F 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.