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COVID-19 & South Carolina Unemployment Tax Payment Extension

South Carolina’s deadline for submitting first-quarter unemployment tax payment will be extended, the South Carolina Employment Security Department announced today.

Unemployment tax and wage reports will remain due on April 30, 2020 as normal, but the Department is allowing for an extension to submit the tax payment until June 1, 2020.

The Commission stated that the deadline for unemployment tax payments was moved to June 1st  to assist employers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our office will be monitoring these situations closely and will send out additional announcements or make postings on our website ( as we become aware of new developments.