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April 20, 2018

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: House Income Tax Subcommittee Hears Testimony from SCACPA, Others in Favor of Conformity

The South Carolina Association of CPAs was one of the multiple entities that presented testimony about tax Conformity bill H. 5162 to the Income Tax Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. All the testimony favored conforming...
March 23, 2018

SCACPA Calls for Passage of Tax Conformity Bill

CAYCE, S.C. –The South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants wants state legislators to know they are on a correct path with the recent bill that proposes South Carolina’s full Conformity to the Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs...
April 13, 2018

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Senate Completes Floor Debate on State Budget; Crossover Deadline Passes

Regarding the fate of Santee Cooper, a Senate budget amendment tweaked the makeup of a study committee that would determine if a sale of the state-owned utility is in the best interest of ratepayers and puts a transparent process in place to vet...
April 6, 2018

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: House Returns from Furlough; Tighter Oversight of Santee Cooper Moves Forward

The SCACPA Advocacy team continues to monitor the progress of Conformity Bill H. 5162 and is eager for the House Ways and Means Committee to post its hearing date. Meanwhile, by a vote of 104-7, the House approved a bill that aims to provide more...
March 30, 2018

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Conformity Talks Set to Reopen After Furlough

The straight Conformity of bill H. 5162, introduced by House Ways and Means Chair Brian White, has begun its path through debate in House committees. However, all House business was on hold this past week as members were on Easter furlough. In a...
March 26, 2018

SCACPA CEO: ‘ONCE-IN-A-GENERATION TAX REFORM IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR MEANINGFUL REFORM’

A MESSAGE ON TAX CONFORMITY BY SOUTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF CPAS CEO CHRIS JENKINS: ‘ONCE-IN-A-GENERATION TAX REFORM IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR MEANINGFUL REFORM’ “Conformity is an annual legislative event for us in South...

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