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Updated: May 3, 2024

South Carolina handbook: Everything you need to know about staying compliant

Published By:

Jon Davis

South Carolina workers' compensation requirements and rules

Are you doing business in the state of South Carolina? Below are the mandates you need to be aware of

When running a business there’s a lot to keep track of. So to keep you two steps ahead, use our guide to keep your company compliant with all of South Carolina’s mandates so you can stay focused on growing your team and exceeding your business goals.

Workers’ comp mandate

Did you know that the state of South Carolina requires almost all businesses with 4+ employees to provide a workers’ compensation policy?

Sexual harassment training

Though harassment training is not required in the state of South Carolina, it is highly recommended.

State registration

If you employ an employee in the state of South Carolina, you are required to set up state unemployment and withholding accounts. If you would like to streamline this process and take it off your plate, please visit our partner, Middesk to learn more.


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Jon Davis is the Sr. Content Marketing Manager at OnPay. He has over 15 years of experience writing for small and growing businesses. Jon lives and works in Atlanta.