South Carolina Tax Amendment SC1040 and Schedule AMD

If you need to change or amend an accepted South Carolina State Income Tax Return for the current or previous Tax Year, you need to complete Form SC1040 and Schedule AMD.  Form SC1040 and Schedule AMD is a Form used for the Tax Amendment. You can prepare a South Carolina Tax Amendment on However, you cannot submit it electronically. In comparison, the IRS requires a different Form - Form 1040X - to amend an IRS return (do not use Form 1040 for an IRS Amendment). You can prepare an IRS tax amendment for the current tax year on

The IRS might send you a notification to change an error on your Return, or you might have discovered an error. If you or the IRS amend or change one of your IRS Tax Return(s), the IRS will report this to the South Carolina Tax Agency; thus, you should file a South Carolina Amendment within one year.

Prepare only an SC State Return without an IRS return. Details
Step by Step instructions on how to only Prepare and Download - not eFile - State Returns on
File a South Carolina Tax Amendment
You can not eFile an SC Tax Amendment anywhere except mail it in. However, you can prepare it here on
Option 1: Sign in to your account, modify your Return, and download/print the SC Form 1040 under My Account. Mark the "Amended Return" check box, sign the form and mail it to one of the addresses listed below.
Option 2: If you don't have an account, follow the step-by-step instructions on preparing a tax return/amendment.
Option 3: If you want to do the math on your own paper return, then complete, sign SC 1040 - Print, and Mail the Form to SC Tax Department at the address listed below:
Refund or No Tax Due:
SC1040 Processing Center
PO Box 101100
Columbia, SC 29211-0100
Tax Due:
Taxable Processing Center
PO Box 101105
Columbia, SC 29211-0105
SC Tax Amendment Form SC1040 and Schedule AMD
This Form can be used to file a: Tax Amendment.
Step 1: Download, Complete Form SC1040, and Schedule AMD below. Make sure you write the Tax Year you are amending on the line in the upper right-hand corner of the form. Attach copies of your federal tax amendment and all supporting federal or state documentation (i.e., forms and schedules). 
Step 2: Sign, Mail Form SC1040, and Schedule AMD to the address listed above
How to correct a rejected Tax Return
If your SC Tax Return was rejected by the SC Tax Agency - not - instructions on how to correct a rejected South Carolina Tax Return.
For all Tax Years before 2022, Prepare, Print, Sign, and mail in - see address above - your Tax Amendment as soon as possible. Write the Tax Year on the line in the upper right-hand corner of the form to report the Tax Year Return you are correcting. Attach copies of your federal tax amendment and all supporting federal or state documentation (i.e., forms and schedules). You will also file an IRS Tax Amendment Form 1040X.
Check Your SC Tax Amendment Status
1. Call the SC Department of Revenue at (803) 898-5000.
2. Contact the SC Department of Revenue
South Carolina Refund Deadlines
A. Three years from the due date of the original tax year return, including valid filing extensions.
B. One year from the final determination of the amended federal return or federal change, whichever is later, provided that the allowable refund is not more than the decrease in South Carolina tax attributable to the federal change or correction.
C. Two years from the payment of an assessment, provided the amended return raises issues relating only to the prior assessment and the refund does not exceed the amount of tax paid on the prior assessment.
D. Two years from the filing of an amended South Carolina return resulting in the payment of additional tax, provided that the current amended return raises issues relating solely to the prior amended return and that the refund does not exceed the amount of the tax payment made as a result of the prior amended return.
Additional South Carolina Tax Income Taxes Deadlines
South Carolina Income Tax Penalties
Find out how South Carolina Late Filing and Late Payment Penalties are calculated.
We have an easy-to-use tool for IRS Tax and Late Filing Penalties: The PENALTYucator.
File an IRS Tax Amendment by Tax Year
Instructions on preparing an IRS Tax Amendment on; however, the IRS does not accept Tax Amendments electronically.

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