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South Carolina State Agencies and Forms


MINIMUM WAGE (Effective 7/24/09)

Minimum Wage: $7.25

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Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee): $2.13

Maximum Tip Credit: $5.12

Youth Sub-Minimum Wage: $4.25

Unemployment in South Carolina:
Taxable Wage Base 
  $14,000 in 2017, $14,000 in 2016 and $14,000 in 2015
Employee Deduction
Employer 2017 Tax Rates (%) (Includes 0.06% contingency assessment)
  0.06 - 5.46
Standard 2017 Tax Rates (%) (Includes 0.06% contingency assessment)
Voluntary Contribution Permitted
Period Effective   Calendar Year 2017

South Carolina Income Tax Withholding

Wage Withholding: Tables

Supplemental Wage  / Bonus Rate: 7.0%

Employers in South Carolina must withhold state income taxes from wages paid to nonresidents for services performed within South Carolina. Residents working outside of South Carolina are also subject to withholding for that income.


Employee Deduction: None

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