Town Tax Payments

Accommodations Tax, Hospitality Tax and Beach Preservation Fee Payment Schedule

Collected Due
First Quarter (January, February, March) April 20th of the calendar year
Second Quarter (April, May, June) July 20th of the calendar year
Third Quarter (July, August, September) October 20th of the calendar year
Fourth Quarter (October, November, December) January 20th of the calendar year immediately following


* To avoid paying penalties on Hospitality, Accommodation tax and Beach Preservation fees, they must be received and/or postmarked no later than the 20th of the month following the tax payment due date.

Payment Options

  • Pay Online:
    • Credit card payments are limited to a threshold of $5,000.
    • You will need your PIN code located in the upper right corner of your Tax Payment Form.

      Pay Your Town Taxes Online

  • Pay by Mail:
    • Town of Hilton Head Island
      Attention: Revenue Services
      One Town Center Court
      Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
    • To ensure cardholder security, we will not accept credit card information in hardcopy format (received by mail and/or FAX). The hardcopy documents will not be processed and will be returned to you.
  • Pay in Person:
    • Town of Hilton Head Island
      Stephen G. Riley Municipal Complex
      Attention: Revenue Services
      One Town Center Court
      Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
    • Credit card payments are limited to in person and/or online processing with a threshold of $5,000.

What if my tax payment is late?

Failing to remit payment by the due date shall result in penalties being assessed. Penalties are calculated as follows:

  • 5 percent of the unpaid amount for each month past due until paid in full.
  • Additionally, delinquent businesses are subject to a $1,092.50 municipal summons.

Property Taxes

Beaufort County collects property tax revenues for the Town of Hilton Head Island.

Payment Options

  • Pay Online at www.beaufortcountysc.gov
  • Pay in Person at
    • Beaufort County Government Offices
      539 William Hilton Parkway
      Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Business License Renewals

Business Licenses must be purchased each calendar year and are valid from January 1 to December 31.

  • Business License renewals are due April 30th of each year.
  • Business License tax is calculated on your gross revenue reported on your prior year's Federal Income tax return.
  • To avoid paying penalties on your annual business license renewal, the fee must be received and/or postmarked no later than April 30th.

Renew Your Business License


Questions?

Contact Revenue Services at 843-341-4677.