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There are 46 County Delinquent Tax Collectors (often referred to as simply the Tax Collector) or, if there is no such office, refer to the County Treasurer. In most Counties, the Treasurer collects only current real property taxes and the County Delinquent Tax Collector (or Tax Collector) collects only delinquent real property taxes and conducts the annual tax sales.
In South Carolina, tax collector's sell tax lien certificates to the winning bidders at the delinquent property tax sales. The winning bidder is the one willing to pay the most for the tax lien certificate. The homeowner has approximately one year from the date the tax lien certificate was purchased to redeem. Depending on when the homeowner redeems he or she will be charged a 3% to 12% penalty. Upon the expiration of the one
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