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In Charleston, sales tax on most purchases is 7.5%. Hotels are taxed at 12.5% (11.5% in Mount Pleasant). In restaurants, the tax is 9.5% for food, beer, and wine (14.5% for liquor); however, in Mount Pleasant, food, beer, and wine are taxed at 8.5%, liquor at 13.5%.

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