Business Licensing

A Business License is an excise tax levied on the privilege of doing business within the Town of Surfside Beach. Any person(s) engaged in or intending to engage in any calling, business occupation, or profession within the town limits of Surfside Beach is required to pay an annual license fee and obtain a business license. If your business is run out of your home or you maintain an office within the town limits, you are required to obtain a business license. All real estate rentals are considered a business.

Business License Renewals are due no later than April 30, 2024. Applications were mailed on February 1, 2024. If you have not received a renewal form or need more information, please contact the Business License Office at 843-913-6342.

Related Phone Numbers & Websites

  • Alcoholic Beverage Commission: 803-898-5788
  • SC Department of Revenue/Retail License:
    1330 Howard Avenue
    Myrtle Beach
    Phone: 843-839-2960
  • Horry County Business License: 843-915-5620
  • Horry County Hospitality: 843-915-5220
  • SC Department of Labor and Licensing
    Contractors: 803-896-4650
  • SC Department of Revenue Sales Use and Accommodation Taxes: 803-898-5788
  • SC Business One Stop
  • Horry County Website