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    May 2021 | Mask Mandates Expire Throughout Beaufort County

    By CGR Marketing | May 5, 2021

    Mask mandates in municipalities throughout Beaufort and Jasper counties have been coming up for renewal or expiration since mid-April 2021. Hilton Head is the last to expire and is following the decision not to renew the mandate after May 16th. As it stands now, businesses can still require masks indoors. If a business does not... Read More

    New Flood Insurance Rate Map is HERE!

    By CGR Marketing | March 24, 2021

    The Town of Hilton Head Island announced the release of the new Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), effective March 23, 2021. By accessing the Town of Hilton Head’s website, you can easily input an address to acquire the flood zone information. Flood Insurance When purchasing a home on Hilton Head Island, and shopping for new... Read More

    Beaufort County 6% Point of Sale Tax Exemption

    By CGR Marketing | January 19, 2021

    Owners of second homes, investment properties, vacant lots, and commercial properties should all review their current property tax bills to determine whether they may be eligible for a property tax exemption generally known as 6% Point of Sale Exemption. South Carolina Code Ann. § 12-37-3135 provides for a property tax exemption where: (1) a property... Read More

    2019 Beaufort County 6% Property Tax Exemption Update

    By CGR Marketing | January 21, 2020

    Article Courtesy of Burr and Forman January 2020 This article is an update on a little known tax exemption (“6% Exemption”) applicable to properties currently taxed at the 6% tax rate, subject to the limitations discussed below. Applications for this exemption must be submitted to Beaufort County no later than January 30, 2020. There... Read More