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Is interest income Taxed in SC paid on securities issued by

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Is interest income Taxed in SC paid on securities issued by firms like MFS SC?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 1 year ago.


The federal taxable income is the starting point in determining the state income tax liability for SC.

Any interest taxable on the federal return is taxable on the SC return.

Interest income on obligation of states and political subdivisions other than South Carolina are taxable to South Carolina. In the case of a mutual fund, the percentage of exempt interest income attributable to out-of-state non-federal obligations is also taxable to South Carolina.

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