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Yes, the County does have a local accommodations tax ordinance. All hotels located in the unincorporated areas of York County are to collect 3% for the local accommodations tax and those collections should be submitted to the County by the 20th of the following month. The State also requires collection of accommodations tax. That amount is 2% and is submitted directly to the Department of Revenue by using the state tax form ST 388. The York County Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee meets annually in April and May to review applications and submit their recommendation to County Council. To apply for Accommodations Tax funding, please call the office at 803-684-8528.
Yes, the County does have a local hospitality tax ordinance. All restaurants and bars located in the unincorporated area are to collect 2% on their gross proceeds from sales of food and beverage. Restaurants and bars located in Hickory Grove, McConnells, Sharon and Smyrna must collect 1%. The collections are to be submitted on a monthly basis to the York County Finance Department by the 20th of the following month. Uses of these funds are based on state law and recommendations are submitted to County Council by the Hospitality Tax Advisory Committee. See York County Hospitality Tax Page