Charleston County tax deadline approaching

      CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) -- The Charleston County deadline to pay taxes without a penalty is approaching.

      The deadline to pay without penalty is Jan. 15.

      Taxes can be paid on the county's website at: For people who decide to pay their taxes online, there is a 2.5 percent service charge for online payments.

      The county also has a new unclaimed funds web page that lets people find any unclaimed funds that are due to them as a result of a tax sale. The site gives instructions on how to claim the funds.

      For a listof frequently asked questions, what to do when your name or address changes,exemptions, and other things, visit http://taxweb.charlestoncounty. org/docs/Tax/Auditor/faqs. html.