Average Monthly Temperatures - Air and ocean avg. Temps
Wheelchairs on the beach - Various beach locations. Just ask the nearest lifeguard. See link for more information
Best of the Beach 2016
Bike Weeks - 2018 Harley Week 2018 Atlantic Beach (Black Biker Week) schedule
Casino Boats gambling (betting) off-shore boats leave from Little River.
Complaints and the .pdf page (contacts) about your hotel/condo. See llinks to business and standards committee
Beach Access Parking Grand Strand Parking information
Getting Married on the beach
Laws - Grand Strand Alcohol, tents, fireworls etc.
Laws - Bringing your dog to Myrtle Beach (see Animals)
Public Transportation Getting around Myrtle Beach
Sea Shells - Find tips - seashells, shark teeth, sea glass
Crime Statisticsin Myrtle Beach
Difference between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach?
Also, see the Site Map for more FunBeaches information
Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Frequently asked questions
FAQs
with answers
from some of our locals
by Patricia Blackstock

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Laws in Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand

PARKING IN THE CITY OF MYRTLE BEACH
Please see Beach Access Myrtle Beach for detailed information on beach access and parking.

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.

MYRTLE BEACH (CITY) TAXES 2018

Cirt od Mtrtle Beach - sales tax and fees charged locally for items purchased or consumed range from a loq 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 taxes 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% Touism Decelopment 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 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 a tital 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 implemented on May 1, 2017. 

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