DO NOT USE our Individual Income Tax refund status line (803-898-5300) for $50 rebate information. That phone line will not provide accurate information for your $50 rebate.
$50 SOUTH CAROLINA REBATE
Earlier this year,
South Carolina lawmakers determined
$61 million of the tax dollars generated by the 2018 Mega Millions winner would be used to fund $50 tax rebate checks for qualifying taxpayers. The SCDOR issued these checks by the December 2 deadline established by the legislature. If you have questions about the rebate or have not received a check, please review the information below.
In order to qualify for the rebate:
- You must have filed your 2018 South Carolina Individual Income Tax Return by October 15, 2019.
- You must have a 2018 South Carolina tax liability of at least $50 after credits.
Married couples who filed a joint 2018 South Carolina Individual Income Tax Return will receive
one $50 rebate check.
Taxpayers who don’t live in South Carolina, but who filed a 2018 South Carolina Individual Income Tax Return are also eligible, as long as they meet the qualifications listed above.
Why haven't I received a check?
Eligible South Carolina taxpayers were issued paper checks by mail, regardless of how they may have received their 2018 refund.
- If you have not received a check, you may not be eligible. Review the eligibility requirements above.
meet the eligibility requirements, see I think my rebate check is lost in the mail, stolen, or destroyed. What should I do? in the FAQs below.
How do I identify my rebate check?
Rebates were mailed in a standard white envelope with an SCDOR return address and your name and address visible in the window.
The check says "SC Tax Rebate" on the memo line.
The check is for exactly $50.
- Information about the rebate is included on the page that the check is printed on.