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April 20, 2018

News Roundup

Retailers, Restaurants Once Again Offer Discounts Tied to Tax Deadline Dollar margaritas, free massages and menu upgrades were among the treats and “deductions” offered by America’s restaurants, retailers and service providers to...
April 19, 2018

Charleston Accounting Startup Ceterus Raises $10 Million in Venture Capital

Ceterus, one of Charleston’s fastest-growing technology startups since its founding in 2008, has gained $10 million in a round of Series B funding from Richmond, Va.-based Harbert Growth Partners. It has raised more than $20.2 million since...
April 18, 2018

IMPORTANT: IRS EXTENDS tax deadline to midnight, April 18

Tuesday, April 17, the IRS’ Modernized eFile and Direct Pay services went down, leaving CPA tax practitioners and taxpayers scrambling on the last day of filing season. A number of other services, including Get Transcript, were also down....
April 17, 2018

IRS e-File and Direct Pay Technical Issues

The IRS announced they are having technical issues with their e-File and Direct Pay systems today. IRS personnel have told us that they are working to resolve the problem. The Washington Post reported that the Service is trying a hard reboot of its...
April 17, 2018

SCACPA Member’s New Tech Platform Promises to Link Accountants with Specialty Work

During his five years as a CPA, Sean Kenny became well-versed with the annual Busy Season grind. But in the past year, as he has worked toward his goal of launching a web platform that helps firms connect and work with remote freelance accountants...
April 15, 2018

K2 Enterprises: What To Watch For in AI, Blockchain and Big Data

By Randy Johnston, K2 Enterprises When our K2 team offers a CPE course related to accounting technology, our rule is that we should have content that can be applied the next day you return to your office. While creating our team’s content to...