In response to expanded tax relief provided by the IRS, the South Carolina Department of Revenue is providing additional tax filing and payment relief.
You can review Information Letter 20-8, “Additional Tax Relief in Response to IRS Update for Persons and Businesses Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19) (All Taxes).”
For details about state tax relief, visit dor.sc.gov/emergencies
For federal tax relief information, visit irs.gov/coronavirus
Available State Tax Relief
- Income Tax, Franchise Tax, Estimated Tax and Corporate License Fee filings and payments originally due between April 1 and July 15 are due July 15, 2020. Individuals, corporations, partnerships, banks, savings and loans, utilities, trusts and estates and tax-exempt organizations qualify.
- All other state taxes administered by or tax returns filed with the SCDOR originally due April 1-June 1 are now due June 1, 2020.
- This filing and payment relief is applied to all other SCDOR taxes automatically. You do not need to file additional forms to qualify.
Customer Service Options
Call volume to the SCDOR means phone assistance can be limited, but there are online service options available.
- MyDORWAY: Individuals and businesses can securely manage South Carolina taxes from a smartphone or computer. Learn more at dor.sc.gov/MyDORWAY
- Business services: Visit dor.sc.gov/biz-services for online filing and payment options
- Individual Income Tax electronic filing: Filing your Individual Income Tax return electronically using a reputable vendor is safer and faster. Visit dor.sc.gov/iit-filing to learn more. After you file, check your refund status online at dor.sc.gov/refund
- dor.sc.gov: Find general tax information, FAQs, guides, policy documents, and more
Email or web messages are the best way to contact the SCDOR.
- Find the email address for the tax area you need at sc.gov/contact
- Send a message through your MyDORWAY account by logging in and clicking Send DOR a Messagein the I Want To menu
If you have to visit the SCDOR office in-person for assistance, please come alone or limit the number of people in your group.
- Taxpayer assistance officesin Columbia, Charleston, Florence, Greenville, Myrtle Beach, and Rock Hill are currently closed to the public on Mondays and Fridays
- Satellite officesin Bennettsville, Dillon, Georgetown, Kingstree, Orangeburg, and Sumter are closed
IMPORTANT: For your personal security, please do not submit questions with personal information on social media.
“While collecting tax dollars and ensuring compliance is critical to the continued fiscal health of South Carolina, we are making every effort to support people and businesses during these uncertain times,” SCDOR Director Hartley Powell said.
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