At 5%, South Carolina’s Corporate Income Tax Rate is among the lowest in the Southeast. The state uses a single-factor sales formula for apportioning income.
Many companies qualify for a Job Tax Credit, which eliminates up to 50% of a company’s corporate income tax liability for a specified number of years.
The Corporate License Tax Rate is $1 for each $1,000 of capital stock and paid-in or capital surplus, plus a $15 annual fee.
For additional information regarding the South Carolina taxes, contact the South Carolina Department of Revenue.