Property Taxes

The Lancaster County Treasurer’s Office collects all current property taxes and acts as a banker for the County.

By law real estate and personal property tax bills have to be mailed 30 days prior to the due date. Taxes are due by January 15th without penalty unless the 15th falls on a weekend or holiday. If it falls on a weekend or holiday you will have until 5:00 pm the next business day to pay without penalty. After March 16th unless weekend or holiday they are turned over to the Tax Collector’s office @ 803-283-8885.
Motor Vehicle bills are mailed on the 15th of the month, one month prior to bills being due and are due on the last day of the month. The decal will come from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Office if you pay by mail, phone, or online within 7-10 business days. If you don’t receive the decal within 7-10 business days, please call DMV @ 1-803-896-5000.

If you mail a payment, make check payable to: Lancaster County Treasurer.

For any other information regarding the Treasurer’s Office visit

Pay or search your taxes online:

*All processing fees are collected by the provider and do not go to the county.*

Pay or search your taxes online or Pay by phone at 1-888-525-3661.
Online and phone payments are not processed until the next business day!If you are paying DLQ taxes other than vehicles you would need to contact theTax Collectors at 803-283-8885.