Average Monthly Temperatures - Air and Ocean average temps
Wheelchairs on the beach - Various Grand Strand locations. Ask the nearest lifeguard. See link for more information.
Best of the Beach 2017
Bike Weeks - 2018 Harley Week 2018 Atlantic Beach (Black Biker Week) schedule
Casino Boat (Big M) gambling (betting) off-shore boats leave from Little River.
Complaints and the .pdf page (contacts) about your hotel/condo. See links to standards committee
Beach Access Parking Grand Strand parking info.
Getting married on the beach
Laws - Grand Strand alcohol, tents, fireworks, etc.
Laws - Bring your dog to Myrtle Beach (see Animals)
Public Transportation Getting around Myrtle Beach
Sea Shells - Find shells, shark teeth, sea glass
Crime Statistics in Mtrtle Beach
Difference between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach?
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Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Frequently Asked Questions!
FAQs
...with answers from
some of our locals
by Patricia Blackstock

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PARKING IN THE CITY OF MYRTLE BEACH
Please see Beach Access Myrtle Beach for detailed information on bach asccess and parking meters.

Vehicles with valid handicap license plates or hang-tags as well as vehicles with valid Purple Heart, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) or Medal of Honor license plates may park free at the city's parking meters and the Pavilion garage. The parking meter season is: March 1 through October 31.

New - MYRTLE BEACH CITY TAXES 2018

City of Myrtle Beach - sales tax and gees charged locally for items purchased or consumed range from a low of zero percent for unprepared food to as much as 16.5 percent for mixed liquor drinks at some establishments?  Here is a breakdown of the tazes and fees charged in the City of Myrtle Beach on various items.  The totals changed May 1, 2017, when Horry County's one percent road sales tax (RIDE 3) was added....
– Unprepared food purchasable with Food Stamps 0%

Prepared food (includes restaurant meals)  11.5%
(5% State Sales Tax + 1% State Tax Relief + 1% Local Education Capital Improvements Sales Tax + 2.5% Hospitality Fee* + 1% Tourism Development Fee + 1% RIDE 3 road tax = 11.5%)

– Retail sales (clothing, books, computers, etc.)  9%
(5% State Sales Tax + 1% State Tax Relief + 1% Local Education Capital Improvements Sales Tax + 1% Tourism Development Fee + 1% RIDE 3 road tax = 9%)

– Accommodations (lodging)  13%
(5% State Sales Tax + 2.5% Hospitality Fee* + 2% State Accommodations Tax + 0.5 % Local Accommodations Tax + 1% Local Education Capital Improvements Sales Tax + 1% Tourism Development fee + 1% RIDE 3 road tax = 13%)

– Other guest charges and sales tax at hotels, etc.  9%
(5% State Sales Tax + 1% State Tax Relief + 1% Local Education Capital Improvements Sales Tax + 1% Tourism Development Fee + 1% RIDE 3 road tax = 9%)

– Admission tickets  7.5%
(5% State Sales Tax + 2.5% Hospitality Fee* = 7.5%)

– Mixed liquor drinks  11.5% to 16.5%
(5% State Sales Tax + 1% State Tax Relief + 2.5% Hospitality Fee* + 1% Local Education Capital Improvements Sales Tax + 1% Tourism Development Fee + 1% RIDE 3 road tax = 11.5% minimum.  However, some establishments choose to pass part or all of the 5% State Liquor Excise Tax directly to the customer, rather than including it in the price of the drink, for up to 16.5%)

* Note:  Of the 2.5% Hospitality Fee, Horry County receives 1.5% to pay for RIDE 1 projects, while local jurisdictions (towns, cities, the county) receive the remaining 1% collected in their respective jurisdictions.  The Hospitality Fee is charged on prepared food, accommodations and admissions. The RIDE 3 tax was imposed on May 1, 2017. 

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