Parental Refundable Tax Credits

The Parental Refundable Credit is administered by the South Carolina Department of Revenue and is available for parents or guardians of exceptional needs students who pay the student’s tuition at an eligible school. To learn about the credit cap and when the credit is available, visit

Parental Refundable Credit applications must be submitted online using the SCDOR’s free online tax portal, MyDORWAY. Applications that are mailed, faxed, or emailed will not be accepted.

To learn more about MyDORWAY and sign up for an account, visit A tutorial is available to show you how to submit the Parental Refundable Credit application through MyDORWAY. Once you have a MyDORWAY account, you can communicate directly with tax credit experts through web messages.

Please contact the SCDOR for questions concerning the Parental Refundable Tax Credit: [email protected]