Average Monthly Temperatures - Air and ocean avg. Temps
Wheelchairs on the beach - Various beach locations, Free to use, just ask a lifeguard. See link for more info.
Best of the Beach 2016
Bike Weeks - 2018 Harley week and 2018 Atlantic (Black Biker Week) schedule
Casino Boats gambling (betting) off-shore boats leave from Little River, S.C.
Complaints and the .pdf page (contacts) about your hotel/condo. See links for Business Ethics and Standards Committee
Beach Access Parking Grand Strand places to park
Getting Married on the beach
Laws - Grand Strand Alcohol, Dogs, Fireworks, Tents, etc.
Laws - Bringing your dog to Myrtle Beach (see Animals)
Public Transportation Getting around in Myrtle Beach
Sea Shells - How do I find seashell, shark teeth, s ea glass
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 detailed information on beach access and parking.

Vehicles with valid handicapped license plates 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 the city's parking meters anad at the Pavilion Parking Garage. The Parking Meter Season begins March 1 and runs through Oct. 31.

TAXES

Unprepared food purchased with Food Stamps, 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 in the 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, city, 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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