Common Assessor Questions


What is taxable personal property?
Under the S.C. Uniform Tax Law of 1978 taxable personal property includes:
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Motor Homes
  • Watercraft and Motors (DNR Watercraft Items)
  • Shrimp Boats
  • Commericial Watercraft
  • Large Pleasure Craft (Documented Boats)
  • Rental Residential Property
  • Business Personal Property (Local)
  • Business Personal Property (PT100)
  • Aircraft
  • Signs
  • Manufacturers
  • Utilities

Tax Breaks:

Is there a tax break for individuals who are 100% disabled, 65, or older?
YES, see your County Auditor for details about the Homestead Exemption.


When is property reappraised?
All property is reappraised every four (4) years with a one (1) year lag for implementation. That is unless there is a physical or legal change, or an assessable transfer of interest occurs. Otherwise, taxable value is normally capped at 15% between reassessment programs.

Our Mission

It is the mission of Oconee County to provide our current and future citizens and visitors quality services while protecting our communities, heritage, environment and natural resources, in an ever-changing world.


Oconee County – A diverse, growing, safe, vibrant community guided by rural traditions and shaped by natural beauty; where employment, education and recreation offer a rich quality of life for all generations, both today and tomorrow.