The Office of Delinquent Tax Collector in Laurens County is under the general supervision of the County Treasurer and is operated by the appointed Delinquent Tax Collector.

On March 17th each year all delinquent taxes are turned over to the Delinquent Tax Collector for collection. The South Carolina state statutes prescribe the tax sale collection procedure in Title XII, Chapter 51. You may review that code section for the details.

Hayley S. Wood
Laurens County
Delinquent Tax Collector

P.O. Box 1049
100 Hillcrest Square, Suite E.
Laurens, SC 29360

Phone: 864-984-4742
Fax: 864-984-3922
Email: hwood@co.laurens.sc.us

Frequently Asked Questions:

Laurens County Historic Courthouse, located at 200 Courthouse Public Sq., Laurens, SC 29360, in the upstairs courtroom, on Monday, December 9, 2019, beginning at 9:00 AM.

The list will be published in the Laurens County Advertiser or the Clinton Chronicle.

All bidders are encouraged to pre-register for the sale by 5:00 PM the Friday before the sale. Registrations will stop at 9:00 AM on the day of the sale with NO exceptions. Please see the link on our website or come by the office and fill out a form. View Bidder Registration Form by clicking here or visit the Treasurer’s Office to fill out a form.

The bid must be paid in full at the end of the sale. We accept cash, postal money orders, cashier’s check, certified check, MasterCard, Discover, and Visa.

The opening bid is placed on behalf of the Forfeited Land Commission. If no other bid is received, the property may be available for assignment from the FLC.  View Current FLC List by clicking here.

Bidders or a representative must be present the day of sale.

The county will issue the successful bidder a tax deed within 45 days of the end of the redemption period. The bidder is responsible for quieting the title.  Please consult your attorney for this process.