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Coronavirus Resources & Updates

February 25, 2021

Columbia, SC, February 25, 2021 –  As you have undoubtedly heard, cases of Coronavirus (officially called “2019-Novel Coronavirus” or “COVID-19”) have been confirmed in the state of South Carolina. Like you, we are watching updates from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) and the Centers for…

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Ways to Use Your Tax Refund While Recovering From the Pandemic

Ways to Use Your Tax Refund While Recovering From the Pandemic

April 13, 2021

Many South Carolinians are still feeling the financial impact of the pandemic. Use these tips to take simple steps toward financial stability with your tax refund. Whether it is to buy extra groceries for your family, pay an emergency expense, or catch up on overdue bills, getting a tax refund…

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How to File Your Taxes Using Thrive Hub (plus a video tutorial). In the background, there is an image of someone using a computer to file their taxes.

How to File Your Taxes Using Thrive Hub

March 10, 2021

Tax filing may seem a little different this year, but SC Thrive is here to help you navigate the process. We encourage taxpayers to e-file, as in-person tax filing is limited compared to prior years. Filers should consider using Thrive Hub to file their state and federal taxes. Thrive Hub…

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South Carolina's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Explained with a gray background underneath overlapping orange, lime green, white and dark green circles. On top of the circles are white line icons of a syringe, a test tube, and a magnifying glass looking at a virus with a line through it.

South Carolina’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Explained

March 8, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines are now available to the public. This is what you need to know about the South Carolina COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. After nearly a year navigating the countless effects of the pandemic, multiple versions of the COVID-19 vaccine are now available to the public. As vaccine rollout steadies across…

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P-EBT: Feeding Children Who are Learning Virtually. Image features two children who are eating breakfast at home.

P-EBT: Feeding Children Who are Learning Virtually

March 3, 2021

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) is back again in South Carolina! This benefit may be able to help your family pay for higher grocery bills due to COVID-19. What is P-EBT? Pandemic EBT is a federal program that helps feed children who may not be attending school in-person due to COVID-19. The…

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Tax Filing FAQs

February 10, 2021

Filing taxes with SC Thrive is a great option for qualifying South Carolinians. Through our tax filing service, taxpayers avoid costly preparation fees and receive their full refund. To help you navigate tax season, we are answering some of the most common tax questions. When does tax season begin?  Tax…

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How COVID-19 Affects Your Taxes

How COVID-19 Affects Your Taxes

January 29, 2021

Do you know how COVID-19 impacts your taxes this year? Learn how unemployment benefits, stimulus checks, independent contractor work, and retirement account withdrawals all impact this tax season. 2020 brought countless changes such as financial strain, mental health obstacles, and physical challenges that many are still facing. Tax season means…

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Family Caregiver Programs and How You Can Advocate

December 4, 2020

Who Are Family Caregivers? Family caregivers are found in each racial, age, and socioeconomic group. They can be spouses, children, siblings, or other family members. Caregivers assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs). Many caregivers balance paid jobs while caring for their loved…

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A Statement of Gratitude for Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020

Season’s greetings it’s Giving Tuesday! Nonprofits and community organizations across the nation come together to celebrate an international day of giving each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Founded in 2012, Giving Tuesday is all about generosity during the holiday season. Giving Tuesday allows donors to make a significant impact…

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Take Advantage of These Health Coverage Open Enrollment Periods

November 4, 2020

Each year Medicare, Medicaid, and Affordable Care Act (ACA) health and prescription drug plans can make changes. Things like costs, coverage, and in-network providers can change. Now is your chance to review your current coverage and make updates if necessary. Here is what you need to know about open enrollment…

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