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SCACPA is 100! - This is a once-in-a-lifetime event and we have celebrations planned throughout the year. Check out our Centennial page to learn more.

There's Still Time to Apply for the CPA Leadership Institute - We still have a few slots available for the CPA Leadership Institute (CLI). If you have not yet applied, now is the time! This is a great opportunity for emerging leaders in the profession. SCACPA is helping offset the cost of the program and CLI alumni are offering two scholarships. Don’t wait. Apply now.

Nominations Due May 1 for 100 Influential People in Accounting - The Association will honor 100 Influential People in Accounting to mark its 100th year. Nominees will be evaluated based on their service to the association and the profession. Individuals may be nominated posthumously. Do you know a CPA that should be on this list? Download the form and complete by May 1. Questions? Contact Maureen Taylor at mtaylor@scacpa.org.

CPA Day is May 6, Let Your Voice be Heard - Join us at the Columbia Marriott for a series of briefings and updates. Transportation will then be provided to the State House where you will interact with legislators, celebrate the profession when the S.C. House resents a joint resolution honoring SCACPA and the Board of Accountancy, and welcome the profession's newest members at the New CPA Oath Ceremony.The day will conclude with a legislative luncheon back at the Marriott. Register today!

Annual Member Meeting is May 7 -
Mark your calendar for the Annual Member Meeting on May 7 from 8-8:50 a.m. at the Columbia Marriott. The meeting will include a membership vote on approval of the 2015-16 operational budget and election of officers and directors. Register today!

Test Your Knowledge With "Centennial Trivia" - Increase your odds of winning a $50 gift card by submitting your answer to the weekly trivia question. Each monthly winner will be entered into a drawing for a grand prize.

The Annual Member Meeting is May 7 from 8-8:45 a.m. at the Columbia Marriott. Register today!

This week's trivia question: What year was the first regular annual meeting held?

Email your answer to membership@scacpa.org by Monday, April 20. Please use April Centennial Trivia for the subject.

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SCACPA Shares Concern About Mounting National Debt- Three years ago, SCACPA endorsed the Campaign to Fix the Debt, a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to put America on a better fiscal and economic path. The Campaign’s work becomes more critical as the 2016 presidential election approaches. Read former Gov. Jim Hodges' recent article on this issue by clicking here. 

IRS Sending PTIN Letters for Noncompliance - The Return Preparer Office is sending out follow-up letters to return preparers who were contacted in mid-2014 and still are not complying with PTIN rules. Letter 4732 was sent to preparers who have been using their social security number instead of a PTIN. Letter 4966, which was sent to preparers who have an expired PTIN but are still preparing returns, requests that they renew their PTIN immediately.

Legislative Update -
The Senate and the House of Representatives were off the week of April 6 on Easter furlough.  When they return on April 14, all major legislative issues including the state budget, ethics reform, domestic violence legislation and highway infrastructure funding remain on the agenda.  Access the full issue of View From the Dome.