Taxes in South Carolina

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and South Carolina is no exception. The first step towards understanding South Carolina’s tax code is knowing the basics.

How does South Carolina rank?  Below, we have highlighted a number of tax rates, ranks, and measures detailing South Carolina’s income tax, business tax, sales tax, and property tax systems. Click the tabs below to explore!


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South Carolina Considers Hefty Cigarette Tax Hike

March 24, 2009

Clarifying Federal Taxes Paid vs. Spending Received by State: MSNBC Host Cites Tax Foundation Study in Story on Stimulus Spending

March 16, 2009

Tax Foundation Data Cited by Government Officials in California, South Carolina, Minnesota, and Rhode Island

January 16, 2009

South Carolina Governor Proposes Tax Reform in State of the State Speech

January 15, 2009

BusinessWeek Features State Business Tax Climate Index; State-Local Tax Reports in Editorial Pages This Week

December 31, 2008

State Budgets: South Carolina Cuts Spending, Considers Tax Reform Plan

December 27, 2008

Gov. Mark Sanford (R-SC) Pens Column in Greenville News on Tax Reform Package

December 17, 2008

Kentucky, South Carolina, Virginia Propose Higher Cigarette Taxes

December 17, 2008

Best of the Blogosphere: Property Taxes, Nonpayers and Sanford’s SC Tax Reform Plan

December 15, 2008

Tax Foundation in Editorial Pages, and the Best of the Blogosphere

December 10, 2008

Sanford Proposes to Vastly Improve South Carolina’s Business Tax Climate

December 9, 2008

Tax Foundation in Idaho and Arkansas, and the Best of the Blogosphere in the States

December 4, 2008

South Carolina Prepares for Gun Sales Tax Holiday

November 26, 2008

South Carolina Legislature Overrides Vetoes of Carcass Credit, Gun Tax Holiday

June 30, 2008

South Carolina Governor Vetoes Cigarette Tax Increase

June 3, 2008

South Carolina House Passes Special Tax Provisions to Promote Marriage

April 3, 2008

South Carolina Governor Proposes Optional Flat Tax, Cigarette Tax Hike

December 21, 2007

Holiday Season”Tax Holidays” No Break for Taxpayers

November 22, 2006