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​These providers offer free tax preparation software for filing both federal and South Carolina returns to South Carolina taxpayers who meet the qualifications listed. You must start your return by clicking a link to a provider's website from this page. Use of other sites that promote a free federal return will not guarantee your ability to also file your South Carolina return for free. ​

  Need help choosing a Free File option? Use the IRS's​ Free File tool. Your provider must be listed on this page for you to file both your federal and state returns for free.

  Common abbreviations: Many of the options below are based on your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) or qualification for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

  This page was updated​: March 24, 2023

1040Now logo
1040NOW® offers free federal and free South Carolina Income Tax preparation and eFile of tax returns for taxpayers who meet the following requirements:
  • Your AGI was $32,000 or less in 2022 and
  • You live in South Carolina

This offer is limited to three (3) free tax returns per computer.

File with 1040NOW® >
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TaxHawk logo 
FreeTaxUSA® offers free federal and free state online tax preparation and e-filing to South Carolina taxpayers if you meet one of the following requirements:  ​​
  • Your AGI was $41,000 or less in 2022, or
  • You served Activ​e Duty Military in 2022​ with an AGI of $73,000 or less
File with FreeTaxUSA® >

OLT logo
Online Taxes at® would like to offer free federal and free state online tax preparation and e-filing if you meet one of the following requirements:​
  • Your​ AGI was between $11,100 - $73,000 in 2022
  • You served Activity Duty Military in 2022 with an AGI of $73,000 or less
File with Online Taxes at® >​​​

IRS Free File Program Delivered by TaxAct logo 
TaxSlayer® offers free federal and South Carolina returns if you meet the following requirements:  
  • You​ are ​57 years old or younger and your AGI was $60,000 or less in 2022, or
  • You qualify for EITC, or
  • You served Active Duty Military in 2022 with an AGI of $73,000 or less
File with TaxSlayer® >

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  • The descriptions above were prepared by each vendor. 
  • The SCDOR neither endorses nor guarantees the truthfulness of the statements made by online software providers. 
  • Clicking a vendor's link will take you to the commercial vendor's privately owned website. 
  • Review the vendor's terms and conditions so you know what information is collected by this private company. 
  • The SCDOR can't provide technical support for commercial software products. Any questions you have while using the software need to be directed to the vendor's customer support.