Parental Refundable Tax Credits

Due to more winter weather in the forecast that may impact applicants’ ability to submit Parental Refundable Credit applications, the SCDOR is again postponing the application open date to February 1 at 8:30 am.  

The 2021 Parental Refundable Credit cap has been raised from $2 million to $5 million for tax year 2021as allowed bySC Code Section 12-6-3790.

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.

Please contact the SCDOR for questions concerning the Parental Refundable Tax Credit: [email protected] or 803-898-5706.