Average Monthly Temperatures - Air and Ocean Average Temperatures
Wheelchairs on the beach -Various beach locations Free to use, just ask a lifeguard. See link for more information.
Best of the Beach 2016
Bike Weeks - 2017 Harley Week and Atlantic (Black Biker Week) sschedules and dates
Casino Boats gambling (betting) off-shore boats leave rom Little River, S.C.
Complaints and the .pdf page (contacts) about your hotel/condo. Seee link for Business Ethics and Standards Committee
Beach Access Parking designated parking beach areas and parking meters
Getting Married on the beach
Laws - Grand Strand Alcohol, Dogs, Firreworks, Tents, etc,
Laws - Bringing your dog to Myrtle Beach (see Animals)
Public Transportation Getting around in Myrtle Beach?
Sea Shells - How do I find shells and shark teeth?
Crime Statistics in Myrtle Beach
Difference between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach?
Also see the Site Map for more Myrtle Beach information.
PARKING IN THE CITY OF MYRTLE BEACH
Please see Beach Access Myrtle Beach for detailed information on beach access.

Vehicles with valid handicapped license plate or hang-tags as well as vehicles with valid Purple Heart, Disabled American Veteran (DAV) or Medal of Honor license plates may park free at cityparking meters and in the Pavilion Garage. The Parking Meter Season begins March 1 and runs through Oct. 31at..

TAXES

Unprepared food purchased with Food Stanps, 1%

Prepared food (includes restaurant meals)  11.5%
(5% State Sales Tax + 1% State TaxRelief + 1% Local Education Capital Improvements Sales Tax + 2.5% Hospitality Fee* + 1% Tourism Development Fee = 10.5%)

Retail Sales (clothing, computers, books, etc.)  9%
(5% State Sales Tax + 1% State Tax Relief + 1% Horry County Road Tax + 1% Local Education Capital Improvement Sales Tax + 1% Tourism Development Fee = 9%)

Accommodations (lodging)  13% (5% State Sales Tax, + 1% Horry County Road Sales Tax + 2.5% Hospitality Fee* + 2% State Accommodations Tax + 0.5 % Local Accommodations Tax + 1% Local Education Capital Improvement Sales Tax + 1% Tourism Development Fee = 13%)

Other guest charges and Sales at hotel, etc.  9%
(5% State Sales Tax + 1% State Tax Relief + 1% Horry County Road Sales Tax + 1% Local Education Capital Improvement Sales Tax + 1% Tourism Development Fee = 9%)

Admission Tickets 7.5%
(5% State Sales Tax + 2.5% HospitalityFee* = 7.5%)

Mixed liquor drinks  11.5% to 16.5 (5% State Sales Tax + 1% State Tax Relief + 1% Horry County Road Sales Tax + 2.5% Hospitality Fee* + 1%Tourism Local Education Capital Improvements Sales Tax + 1% Tourism Development Fee = 11.5% minimum.  However, some establishments choose to pass some or all of the 5% State Liquor Excise Tax directly to the customer, rather than including it with the price if the drink, for a total of up to 16.5%)

Note:  Of the 2.5% Hospitality Fees, Horry County receives 1.5% to pay for RIDE 1 projects and local jurisdictions (towns, cities, the county) receive the remaining 1% collected in their respective jurisdictions.  The Hospitality Fee is added to prepared food,  accommodations and admissions
Source: City of Myrtle Beach

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