Tax Rates and Licenses

Cigarette Tax $  .15/pack of 20
Real Estate Tax $  .34/100
Personal Property Tax $1.50/100
Machinery and Tools Tax $  .38/100 AV
Bank Franchise Tax $  .80/100
Meals and Lodging Tax 5.5%
Communications Sales Tax 5.0%

Business, Professional, and Occupational Licenses

Minimum BPOL $30
Contracting BPOL $  .16/100
Retail BPOL $  .14/100 AV
Repair, Pers. Bus. Svcs. BPOL $  .30/100
Financial, Real Est. Prof. BPOL $  .40/100
Wholesale BPOL $  .05/100
Peddlers BPOL $500


Driver's Licenses and Vehicle Licenses Information may be obtained by contacting the Department of Motor Vehicles, 206 S. Brunswick Avenue (800-435-5137).

Vehicle Window Decals
The Town of South Hill and Mecklenburg County vehicle window decals are sold for $25 per year at the South Hill Chamber of Commerce, (434) 447-4547.  Both must be purchased before April 1 to avoid a penalty.

Vehicles must be inspected annually.