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South Carolina Tax Rates, Brackets, Forms

Find South Carolina state income tax brackets and rates, standard deduction information, and tax forms by tax year. 

Still need to complete and file a SC return for a previous Tax Year? Find the South Carolina tax forms below. You can complete and sign the forms here on eFile.com before you mail them to the South Carolina Department of Revenue. For IRS or Federal back taxes, access the tax forms here.

Below find links to other important South Carolina income tax return information and other related features (e.g. tax extension, amendment, etc.).

South Carolina Income Tax Returns

South Carolina Income Taxes
Prepare only a SC State Return without an IRS return. Details
File a 2019 South Carolina Tax Amendment
South Carolina Income Tax Forms
IRS Tax Brackets, Rates by Tax Year
Calculate and Estimate your IRS Income Tax Brackets and Rates with the eFile RATEucator.

South Carolina 2019 Income Bracket, Rate and Estimated Taxes Due

As you can see, your South Carolina income is taxed at different rates within the given tax brackets. Any income over 15,401 for Single would be taxes at the rate of 7%.

Single

Tax Rate
Income Range
Taxes Due
0%
$0 - $3,070
0% within Bracket
3%
$3,0701 - $6,150
$0 + 3% within Bracket
4%
$6,151 - $9,230
$92.40 + 4% within Bracket 
5%
$9,231 + $12,310
$215.60 + 5% within Bracket
6%
$12,311 - $15,400
$369.60 + 6% within Bracket
7%
$15,401+
$555 + 7% within Bracket

 

Married Filing Jointly

Tax Rate
Income Range
Taxes Due
0%
$0 - $3,070
0% within Bracket
3%
$3,0701 - $6,150
$0 + 3% within Bracket
4%
$6,151 - $9,230
$92.40 + 4% within Bracket 
5%
$9,231 + $12,310
$215.60 + 5% within Bracket
6%
$12,311 - $15,400
$369.60 + 6% within Bracket
7%
$15,401+
$555 + 7% within Bracket
Other State Income Tax Brackets: Compare State Tax Brackets, Rates
For your personal Effective IRS Tax Rate use the RATEucator Tool

South Carolina Standard Deductions

South Carolina uses the federal standard deduction amounts

Other Standard Deductions by State: Compare State Standard Deduction Amounts
IRS Standard Deduction: Federal Standard Deductions

2020 Tax Year South Carolina Income Tax Forms

South Carolina State Tax Forms for Tax Year 2020 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2020) can be e-Filed along with a IRS Income Tax Return until October 15, 2021. Details on how to only prepare and print a South Carolina 2020 Tax Return. The SC 2020 Tax Forms are below.

Form/Schedule
Description
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Form I-319
Tuition Tax Credit
Form I-330
Contributions for Check-Offs
Anhydrous Ammonia Additive Credit
Milk Credit
Form I-360
Classroom Teacher Expense Credit
Form I-385
Motor Fuel Credit
Form SC-1040
Individual Income Tax Return
Form SC-1040TC
Tax Credits
Refund Tracer
Schedule NR
Nonresident or Part-Year Residents Schedule
Drip/Trickle Irrigation Systems Credit
Water Resources Credit
Solar Energy System Credit
Residential Retrofit Credit
Scenic Rivers Tax Credits
Credit for Child Care Program
Gift of Land for Conservation
Health Insurance Credit
Retirement Contribution Plan Credit
Excess Insurance Premium Credit
Form SC-2210
Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals, Estates, and Trusts
Cannot be e-Filed. Mail-in only.
Individual Declaration of Estimated Tax
Cannot be e-Filed. Mail-in only.
Payment Voucher Form. Complete and submit to the SC Department of Revenue - address is on the form - with your payment.
Cannot be e-Filed. Mail-in only.

E-File These 2019 South Carolina State Tax Forms

Prepare and efile these 2019 Tax Forms in conjunction with your federal and state income tax return. As you proceed through the tax interview on eFile.com, the application will select the correct state forms for you. You can also select tax forms individually. All these forms will then be e-filed by you to the state tax agency. Instructions on how to only prepare a state income tax return.

Form/Schedule
Description
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Tuition Tax Credit
Contributions for Check-Offs
Anhydrous Ammonia Additive Credit
Milk Credit
Classroom Teacher Expense Credit
Motor Fuel Credit
Individual Income Tax Return
Tax Credits
Refund Tracer
Nonresident or Part-Year Residents Schedule
Drip/Trickle Irrigation Systems Credit
Water Resources Credit
Solar Energy System Credit
Residential Retrofit Credit
Scenic Rivers Tax Credits
Credit for Child Care Program
Gift of Land for Conservation
Health Insurance Credit
Retirement Contribution Plan Credit
Excess Insurance Premium Credit
Individual Declaration of Estimated Tax
Cannot be e-Filed. Mail-in only.
Payment Voucher Form. Complete and submit to the SC Department of Revenue - address is on the form - with your payment.
Cannot be e-Filed. Mail-in only.

2018 Tax Year South Carolina Income Tax Forms

South Carolina State Income Tax Forms for Tax Year 2018 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018) can no longer be prepared and e-filed. Select the respective Form(s) below and sign it online here on eFile.com, and mail them to the South Carolina Department of Revenue. In addition to filing South Carolina Forms, you might also have to file the 2018 IRS Tax Return Forms.

Form/Schedule
Description
Tuition Tax Credit
Contributions for Check-Offs
Anhydrous Ammonia Additive Credit
Milk Credit
Active Trade or business Income Reduced Rate Computation
Classroom Teacher Expense Credit
Motor Fuel Credit
Individual Income Tax Return
Tax Credits
Refund Tracer
Nonresident or Part-Year Residents Schedule
Drip/Trickle Irrigation Systems Credit
Water Resources Credit
New Jobs Credit
Scenic Rivers Tax Credits
Credit for Child Care Program
Gift of Land for Conservation
Health Insurance Credit
Retirement Contribution Plan Credit
Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit
Solar Energy System Credit
Residential Retrofit Credit
Excess Insurance Premium Credit
Tax Amendment

2017 Tax Year South Carolina Tax Forms

South Carolina state income tax forms for Tax Year 2017 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017)  can no longer be prepared and e-filed. Complete the respective Form(s) below, sign, and mail them to the South Carolina Department of Revenue. In addition to filing South Carolina Forms you might also have to file the 2017 IRS Tax Return Forms.

Form/Schedule
Description
Tuition Tax Credit
Contributions for Check-Offs
Anhydrous Ammonia Additive Credit
Milk Credit
Active Trade or business Income Reduced Rate Computation
Classroom Teacher Expense Credit
Individual Income Tax Return
Tax Credits
Refund Tracer
Nonresident or Part-Year Residents Schedule
Drip/Trickle Irrigation Systems Credit
Water Resources Credit
New Jobs Credit
Scenic Rivers Tax Credits
Credit for Child Care Program
Gift of Land for Conservation
Health Insurance Credit
Retirement Contribution Plan Credit
Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit
Solar Energy System Credit
Residential Retrofit Credit
Excess Insurance Premium Credit
Tax Amendment

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