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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).
1040.com® offers free federal and South Carolina returns if you meet the following requirements:
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Your AGI was between $17,000 and $79,000 in 2023 regardless of age, or
You served Active Duty Military in 2023 with an AGI of $79,000 or less
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 2023 and
- You live in South Carolina
This offer is limited to three (3) free tax returns per computer.
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offers free federal and free state online tax preparation and e-filing to South Carolina taxpayers if you meet one of the following requirements:
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Your AGI was $45,000 or less in 2023 or
- You served Active Duty Military in 2023 with an AGI of $79,000 or less
Online Taxes at OLT.com® would like to offer free federal and free state online tax preparation and e-filing if you meet one of the following requirements: