USA State Payroll Rates + Resources: State of South Carolina: Unemployment Insurance Reporting & Payments


This documentation outlines the processes and requirements associated with submitting unemployment insurance reports and payments in the state of South Carolina.

Unemployment Insurance Reporting & Payments

Payments and wage reports and remittances must be received online in SUITS by midnight on the filing deadline. 

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Due dates:

Quarters:Months in Quarter:Due Dates:
1st Quarter
January - March
Due April 30th
2nd Quarter
April - June
Due July 31st
3rd Quarter
July - September
Due October 31st
4th Quarter
October - December
Due January 31st

For security purposes, electronic submissions delivered to the agency on CD or magnetic media can no longer be accepted.

If the due date is on a weekend or holiday, the next business day becomes the date the quarterly reports and payment must be submitted.

For further details, see the Guide to Unemployment Insurance for Businesses.  

Good to Know!

The 2021 taxable wage base for South Carolina's is $14,000.  The reported new employer rate varies. See How to Find Rate Information in Your Portal to determine the appropriate rate for you.