South Carolina State Tax Guide

South Carolina state tax rates and rules for income, sales, property, fuel, cigarette, and other taxes that impact residents.

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South Carolina state tax: Overview

South Carolina state tax is reasonable (compared to most other states) when it comes to property taxes. Additionally, the Palmetto state reduced the tax rate for its top income tax bracket for the 2024 tax year.

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Up tp $3,4600%
$3,461 to $17,3303%
More than $17,3306.4%
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Cigarettes$0.57 per pack
Other tobacco products5% of manufacturer's price
Beer$0.77 per gallon
Wine$0.90 per gallon
Liquor$2.72 per gallon

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Katelyn Washington
Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years’ experience working in tax and finance. While she specializes in tax content, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement and financial planning and has had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes that knowledge is the key to success and enjoys helping others reach their goals by providing content that educates and informs.