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December 5, 2017

Banking is All About Deposits, and They’re Growing in South Carolina

In South Carolina, money socked away in FDIC-insured accounts rose an impressive 7% to nearly $85 billion as of June 30 compared to a year earlier. The rankings come courtesy of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s 2017 "Summary of Deposits"...
November 29, 2017

Look for SC BOA Renewal Notices

The South Carolina Board of Accountancy mailed out renewal notices this week. When you receive it, please take a moment to double-check that your listed CPE carryover hours are correct. You can call the board for a statement of your 2017 carryover...
November 28, 2017

What You Can Expect from New, All-Inclusive Membership

All-Inclusive Membership ensures that each member has access to all the benefits SCACPA has to offer. Every member is part of a community representing 4,600 professionals in South Carolina. We are stronger together, and together we Advocate, Grow,...
November 24, 2017

SC Power Company Wants to Cut Rates

South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. wants to cut its customers' rates in half over the next three years after abandoning the construction of two nuclear reactors. SCE&G President Keller Kissam said that the utility wants an immediate rate...
November 23, 2017

South Carolina Cuts Unemployment Tax Rate for Businesses

For the fifth consecutive year, the SC Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) is cutting the unemployment insurance tax rate on South Carolina businesses. The 2018 tax rate represents an average reduction of 10.2% over last year’s rate,...
November 22, 2017

South Carolina's Jobless Rate Held Steady in October

South Carolina's jobless rate was unchanged in October. The Department of Employment and Workforce reported the unemployment rate in the Palmetto State was 3.9%, unchanged from September. The national unemployment rate dropped to 4.1% in October...