Solar Energy and Small Hydropower Tax Credit (Corporate)

Solar Energy and Small Hydropower Tax Credit (Corporate);
State: South Carolina

  • Incentive Type: Corporate Tax Credit
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Applicable Sectors: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Solar Cooling, Daylighting, Small Hydroelectric
  • Amount: 25% OF eLIGIBLE COSTS FOR 2010; WAS 30% IN 2009
  • Maximum Incenative:In any given tax year, $3,500, or 50% of taxpayer’s tax liability for that taxable year, whichever is less
  • Equipment Requirements: Solar-thermal systems must be certified by SRCC or a comparable entity endorsed by the S.C. Energy Office
  • Carryover Provisions: Excess credit may be carried forward up to 10 years
  • Program Start Date: 01/01/2006
  • Web site:


Taxpayer Assistance
South Carolina Department of Revenue
301 Gervais Street
P.O. Box 125
Columbia, SC 29214
Phone: (803) 898-5709
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