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LICENSES, PERMITS & TAXES

LICENSES & PERMITS

Orangeburg City Hall
Finance Department
P.O. Box 1183
Orangeburg, SC 29116-1183
(803) 533-6000

Orangeburg County Administrative Center
1437 Amelia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Phone: (803) 533-6153
Fax: (803) 535-2345

INCORPORATION

You may wish to organize your business as a sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation. To register a corporation or to obtain forms for non-profit status, contact:

Secretary of State
Division of Corporations
1205 Pendleton Street, Room 525
P.O. Box 11350
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 734-2158

*Note: If you incorporate, you must obtain the services of an attorney in South Carolina

UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES

As an employer, you may be required to pay unemployment taxes.

Federal Unemployment Tax (F.U.T.A.)
Internal Revenue Service

State Unemployment Tax (S.U.T.A.)
SC Employment Security Commission
1550 Gadsden Street
P.O. Box 995
Columbia, SC 29202
(803) 737-2400

TAXES

Taxes are an important concern for all businesses. The following may be helpful:

Business Tax Guide for South Carolina
SC Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 125
Columbia, SC 29214
(803) 898-5000

Small Business Tax Kit
Internal Revenue Service
1835 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29201
1-800-829-1040

STATE SALES TAX

There is a South Carolina sales tax. Before you open a new business, you must register with the License and Registration Division of the S.C. Department of Revenue and receive a tax number.

S.C. Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 125
Columbia, SC 29214
(803) 898-5000

WITHHOLDING TAXES FOR EMPLOYEES

Contact the following for more information:

Federal Income Tax
Internal Revenue Service

State Income Tax
S.C. Department of Revenue

F.I.C.A. (Social Security)
Internal Revenue Service

Medicare Tax
Internal Revenue Service

SC Employer Withholding Account Number
P.O. Box 125
Columbia, SC 29214
(803) 898-5000

DEMOGRAPHICS

For a complete listing of demographics in Orangeburg County, please contact the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce at 803.534.6821 or 800.545.6153 or by our online contact form, below.

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