South Carolina Married Filing Jointly Tax Brackets

Tax Year: 2018 | Due Date: April 15, 2019

The South Carolina Married Filing Jointly filing status tax brackets are shown in the table below. These income tax brackets and rates apply to South Carolina taxable income earned January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.

Tax BracketTax Rate
$0to$2,9700%
$2,971to$5,9403%
$5,941to$8,9104%
$8,911to$11,8805%
$11,881to$14,8606%
$14,861to7%

Residents of South Carolina are also subject to federal income tax rates, and must generally file a federal income tax return by April 15, 2019. Read the South Carolina income tax tables for Married Filing Jointly filers published inside the Form 1040 Instructions booklet for more information.

What is the South Carolina Married Filing Jointly income tax filing status?

There are five filing status available to South Carolina state taxpayers: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, Head of Household, and Qualifying Widow. These five filing status are visible as check boxes on both the IRS Form 1040 and the South Carolina Form 1040.

Married Filing Jointly is the filing type you select if you are married and filing your income tax return together. Filing as Married Filing Jointly generally results in paying lower federal and South Carolina state income tax rates compared to the other four filing statuses.

Married Filing Jointly status tax payers in most states enjoy a relatively higher standard deduction and more family oriented credits are available to reduce their income tax liability.

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Last updated: January 15, 2019