Bamberg County Delinquent Tax Collector's Office

Christina Ness, Delinquent Tax Collector
Dianne Mock, Clerk
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The purpose of the Bamberg County Delinquent Tax Collector's Office is to collect all delinquent taxes payable to the County, various school districts, municipalities, and political subdivisions located within Bamberg County.

Delinquent Tax - FAQ

Q: How can I purchase properties seized for non-payment of taxes?
A: Property can be purchased at the delinquent tax sale held once a year.

Q: What methods of payment are accepted?
A: Cash, personal checks, business checks, certified checks and money orders made payable to Bamberg County Delinquent Taxes. These payments may be mailed to Bamberg County Delinquent Tax Collector, P.O. Box 385, Bamberg, SC 29003. However, during the month of November, only cash, certified checks, or money orders are accepted.

Q: Can I own property by paying the taxes?
A: No, anyone can pay a tax bill. However, payment of someone's tax bill does not give one claim to the property.

Q: If my property is sold at the Delinquent Tax Sale, can I get it back?
A: You have 1 year and a day from the date of the sale to redeem your property.

Q: What is the interest rate when redeeming property?
A: 1st Quarter - 3%
2nd Quarter - 6%
3rd Quarter - 9%
4th Quarter - 12%