Hilton Head Island
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Per Act 176, passed by the SC Legislature, every owner must obtain an annual Town of Hilton Head Business License.
Short-Term Rental Business License
You will be required to collect a total of 11 percent in Accommodation Taxes from your guests. Eight percent of the tax goes to the state of SC and three percent of the tax comes directly to the Town of Hilton Head Island.
Determine if you need to submit the tax:
You will receive your short-term rental permit registration letter by mail from the Town of Hilton Head Island/ LodgeRev.
Apply for the new short-term rental permit on our online portal using the information found in your registration letter:
Learn more about Short-Term Rental Permits
Single-family dwellings only, must include a site plan showing the parking and trash storage with their short-term rental permit application.
Learn more about Short-Term Rental Permit Site Plans
If you have not received your short-term rental permit registration letter or have issues with the new short-term rental portal, you may contact GovOS directly at 1-888-751-1911 or firstname.lastname@example.org or the Town at 843-341-4740.
Short-Term Rental Portal
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