The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) will begin accepting applications for the Parental Refundable Tax Credit this Monday, October 1, 2018 at noon. This new date is due to the impacts of Hurricane Florence in certain areas of our state.
Please keep in mind that this credit is for tuition payments made in 2018 to qualifying schools for your exceptional needs child for the 2018-2019 school year.
Important Information

  • The application will be available at on Monday, October 1 at noon.
  • Only the current version of application will be accepted.

Please email your completed application for faster processing. The address is [email protected].
Be prepared as you complete the application by having all of your information ready. Visit for information on what’s new on this year’s application (Form SCH TC-57A).
The credit cap is $2 million, and credits will be issued in the order of receipt of correct and complete applications. Applications may be submitted to the SCDOR by mail to the address that will be provided on the form or by email as a PDF attachment to [email protected].
Please note that the fastest way to submit your application is by email.
If you have questions about this credit, please reach out to the SCDOR at [email protected].
Chad Connelly
Executive Director
Exceptional SC
P.O. Box 211847
Columbia, SC 29221