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Legislative Efforts

One of the main roles of SCACPA is to be the greatest
advocate for the accounting profession in the state.

With a strong presence in Columbia and through the grassroots efforts of our members, SCACPA has a successful track record in the State Capitol.

We have worked hard to support positive legislation that benefits the profession, the business community and the public at large, while fighting unfair legislation that would hinder the ability of CPAs to practice their profession and effectively serve the clients and businesses they work for.

Help make our messages even stronger by getting involved in SCACPA’s legislative efforts. As a CPA actively engaged in providing professional services to the public, business clients or your employer, you have a finger on the pulse of how well (or not) regulations and laws are working. We depend on your insight and opinions to help drive our involvement. Send us your comments, ideas or challenges, and let us know which issues are most important to you. Contact
cpa-advocate@scacpa.org.

News From the Dome

Members who want to stay up-to-the-minute on legislative happenings can opt in to SCACPA’s “View From the Dome,” an exclusive weekly newsletter providing an inside look at the state legislature. “View From the Dome” is produced by SCACPA’s lobbying team, Copper Dome Strategies. Learn more about “View From the Dome” and our other publications here.

Join in the Conversation

Get in touch with your legislators and let them know what they can do to help CPAs in South Carolina. See a listing of newly elected S.C. legislators below. Visit www.scstatehouse.gov for details on state representatives in your district!.

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Legislative News

Tax Policy Review Committee Moves Forward in Drafting Legislation

The House of Representatives Tax Policy Review Committee reconvened last week for its second meeting of 2017. The committee last met in June to hear a presentation on the rollout of the newly passed highway infrastructure funding plan. This fourteen member ad hoc committee was created last year by Speaker of the House Jay Lucas and is responsible for reviewing South Carolina's current tax code and submitting suggestions for reform to the Speaker. While there was initially some thought the commit

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