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Find your South Carolina tax account info

Income tax withholding

If you’ve run payroll in South Carolina in the past, you can find your SC Withholding File Number on notices received from the State of South Carolina Department of Revenue, or by calling the agency at (803) 896-1450.

Unemployment tax

If you've run payroll in South Carolina in the past, you can find your Employer Account Number on the Employer Package, Liability Letter, and Employer Quarterly Contribution and Wages Report (Form UCE-120) received from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. This number is typically six digits. If you have a seven digit number with a leading zero, please omit the zero when entering your number.

Unemployment tax rate

You can find your Unemployment Tax Rate on the Rate Notice from the SC Dept. of Employment and Workforce. It generally ranges from 0%–5.4% with a wage base of $14,000. If you're unsure, you should call the agency at (803) 737-3080 or email When entering your unemployment tax rate, please include the loan repayment rate component (solvency surcharge) if it exists, but not the fixed Contingency Assessment rate (DACA) of 0.06% as Gusto accounts for this automatically.