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What is a part-year resident of South Carolina?

You're a part-year resident of South Carolina if you moved into or out of a permanent home in South Carolina during 2020.

Part-year residents may choose to file as either a full-year resident or a nonresident. Choose the method that is most beneficial to you.

If you file as a full-year resident, you will be allowed a credit for taxes paid on income taxed by South Carolina and another state.

If you file as a nonresident, you will be taxed only on income earned while a reasident in South Carolina and income from South Carolina sources. You will prorate your deductions. All personal service income earned in South Carolina must be reported.

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