Understanding South Carolina Inheritance Laws

South Carolina is one of 38 states that does not levy an estate or inheritance tax on beneficiaries after a loved one has passed away. However, the state does have its own inheritance laws that govern which beneficiaries will receive portions of an estate after a loved one dies. It is important that everyone understands the state’s intestate and testate laws, and how they apply to any inheritance a loved one has left behind. (more…)