South Carolina State Income Tax Forms Guide

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State Income Tax Forms for South Carolina 

South Carolina is one of 41 states that collect a state income tax. If you are a full time, part-time or nonresident of South Carolina and filed a federal tax return, you must also file an individual tax return with the state of South Carolina.

 
State Income Tax FormsPertains ToUse These Forms If..
Individual Income Tax ReturnIndividual Income EarnersYou earned any income in South Carolina as a full-time, part-time or nonresident.
W-4 Withholding AllowanceEmployers, EmployeesYou need to file or adjust a South Carolina withholding tax status.
Extension to File RequestsIndividual Income EarnersYou need an extension to file your state income taxes.
Estimated Income Tax FormsSelf-employed Individuals, Independent ContractorsYou are required to pay monthly or quarterly estimated income taxes.
All State Income Tax FormsIncome EarnersYou need to find any state income tax form applicable to South Carolina.
 

Property Tax Forms for South Carolina

South Carolina doesn’t collect property taxes at the state level. Property taxes are instead collected at the local level, by cities, counties and school districts. Homestead exemptions are not automatic in South Carolina; you must file an application to receive the property tax discount with your county.

 
Property Tax FormsPertains ToUse These Forms If..
Homestead ExemptionHomeownersNo form to file. Exemption is automatic and amounts vary by county.
Property Tax Exemption FormsHome, Land, Property OwnersYou qualify for any number of property tax exemptions in South Carolina. Must file locally.
All Property Tax FormsHome, Land, Property OwnersYou own any property in South Carolina, including a home, land or commercial real estate.
 

All Other Tax Forms for South Carolina

South Carolina is one of 25 states that has a Vehicle Property Tax, which is filed locally. All South Carolina specific tax forms, specialty forms and motor vehicle forms provided below.

 
All Other FormsPertains ToUse These Forms If..
Vehicle Property TaxOwner of a Motor VehicleYou own a motor vehicle. Vehicle property tax is filed locally.
Motor Vehicle Tax FormsBuyer, Seller in Vehicle TransactionsYou bought, sold or need to register a motor vehicle in South Carolina.
All South Carolina Tax FormsAny Tax FilerYou need to find any tax form applicable to South Carolina.
 

Helpful Resources for Filing South Carolina Tax Forms  

South Carolina offers installment agreements for help paying tax bills, income tax credits and official resources for understanding and filing local property tax forms. The main South Carolina tax form and instruction portal is also provided.

 
SC Filing ResourcesPertains ToUse This Resource If..
Installment Payment AgreementFilers Unable to Pay Tax Bill in FullYou can’t pay your tax bill in full but wish to make monthly payments instead.
Income Tax CreditsPotentially Any Tax FilerYou want to see what income tax credits South Carolina has to offer and if you qualify.
Property Tax Relief CreditQualifying HomeownersYou want to see if you qualify for a property tax relief credit.
Property Tax AssistanceHome, Land, Property OwnersYou need any help whatsoever with property taxes for South Carolina.
Property Tax County DirectoryHome, Land, Property OwnersYou need to contact your county property tax office.
South Carolina Forms and InstructionsAny Tax FilerYou need detailed information on any of the various taxes South Carolina collects.
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