Barry Spivey, Finance Director
Horry County Finance Department
P0 Box 296
Conway, SC 29528-0296
Government & Justice Center
1301 Second Ave
Conway, SC 29526
Accounts Payable: 843.915.5181
Financial Reporting: 843.915.7019
Grants Reporting: 843.915.7014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday
The Finance Department is responsible for developing, maintaining, and administering all programs related to general accounting functions, invoice audit and certification of funds, cost accounting and payroll functions as well as preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
The Finance Department is responsible for formulating and analyzing the operations and capital budget of the County, including the review of allotments and the development of annual work programs. The office also performs research and analysis of the fiscal impact of management decisions and proposals.
The Finance Department is responsible for the identification, acquisition and management of federal, state and other grants that supplement existing County programs or assist in the funding of new ones.
Checks are issued every week, but the check registers may not be posted to the web site until two weeks later. If anyone would like to review a check register that is not yet available on our web site, they may contact the Public Information Office and arrange a time to come to the Government and Justice Building to review the paper copy of the check register.
Yes, please contact the Business License Department.
Vendor payments are processed each Thurday. For invoices to be included in the weekly processing, the Accounts Payable Department must receive the proper documentation by Wednesday.
Annually, during the budget process, the County reviews the asset capitalization floor to determine the most cost effective limit acceptable. Currently, assets with a purchase price or donated value of $5,000 or greater are capitalized. A comprehensive Fixed Asset Capitalization policy was implemented in 2000 as a component of the County's Finance Policy, ordinance 46-2000.^ top
April 24 & May 8
9:00 am see schedule below
The Accommodations Tax Fund is used to account for the revenues allocated to the fund by state law for the specific purpose of promoting tourism in Horry County and for other tourism related expenditures. Revenues are derived from a statewide two percent room tax, which is collected by the state and distributed to recipient counties, less the South Carolina Department of Revenue and Taxation administrative fee and funds withheld for other counties.
Application Deadline: applications must be received by the Committee Coordinator no later than April 10, 2013 to be considered by the Committee.
The commitment of budgeted funds to purchase an item or service.
An accounting entity that has a set of self-balancing accounts that records all financial transactions for specific activities or government functions.
The excess of assets over liabilities.
Rate used in calculating taxes based upon the value of property, expressed in mills per dollar of property value.
Non-profit organizations that request funds from the County to aid in their operations.
The imposition of the 2.5% Hospitality Fee is as follows: one half (1.5) percent of the Hospitality Fee is strictly for the Horry County RIDE Plan (Road Improvement Development Effort) in conjunction with the State program. The funds from the one (1%) percent shall be to offset the cost of providing public safety and public works services and infrastructure directly impacted by tourism.