Monthly Archives: February 2018

Bon Secours Health System to Merge with Mercy Health

By |2018-04-25T18:04:28+00:00February 28th, 2018|Blogs, Business & Industry|

Bon Secours Health System -- the parent company of Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, which operates two hospitals in Greenville -- announced plans to merge with another Catholic health [...]

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View from the Dome – February 28, 2018

By |2018-05-02T16:17:16+00:00February 28th, 2018|Blogs, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy|

By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The House Ways and Means Committee completed their work on next year's state budget. The Senate spent considerable time on the floor debating the "poultry [...]

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Pension Pains: State Senator Calls to Enroll New Public Employees into 401(K)-Type Plans

By |2018-04-25T18:09:08+00:00February 27th, 2018|Blogs, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory|

Each new state worker would be enrolled in a 401(k)-style retirement plan instead of South Carolina’s pension system beginning July 1, 2018, under a proposal unveiled on Feb. 20 by [...]

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Hear About Latest Tax Law Topics on SCACPA’s Lynn Nichols Weekly Podcast

By |2018-04-25T18:15:32+00:00February 26th, 2018|Blogs, Membership, Tax|

The monumental Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was just the start of sweeping legislation that will affect all aspects of taxation. Every day there are rulings and actions [...]

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Partnership Places SC DOR’s Tax Ed Classes into SCACPA’s CPE Catalog

By |2018-04-25T18:20:06+00:00February 25th, 2018|Blogs, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants is announcing a tax education partnership with the South Carolina Department of Revenue. SCACPA members will now be able to use the [...]

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North Carolina Bank Names its New HQ in Charleston

By |2018-04-25T18:23:15+00:00February 24th, 2018|Blogs, Business & Industry|

A North Carolina bank announced it is moving its headquarters to Charleston amid a shakeup of its management team and board of directors. First Capital Bancshares Inc., which began business [...]

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SCACPA Continues to Monitor, Oppose SC House Proposals on Services

By |2018-05-02T16:17:33+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Blogs, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

As part of our mission to be on the forefront of advocacy for South Carolina CPAs, it has come to SCACPA’s attention that a South Carolina House panel has proposed [...]

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3 Ways to Protect Yourself from Mistakes During the Rush of Busy Season

By |2018-04-25T18:34:17+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Blogs, Membership|

As busy season deadlines loom, rushed work can lead to errors or gaps in work that could result in disputes with your client over work product. To ensure client expectations [...]

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At Charleston Airport, Rise in Rival Airlines Keeps Pace with Passenger Counts

By |2018-04-25T18:35:10+00:00February 21st, 2018|Blogs, Business & Industry|

Charleston International Airport’s status as a medium-size hub airport is being proven in a recent audit by the Charleston County Aviation Authority. Despite increased competition from more airlines serving the [...]

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IRS Audit of Rock Hill Leads to Changes for Rec Department

By |2018-04-25T18:36:37+00:00February 20th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Regulatory|

An IRS general audit of the city of Rock Hill last year took issue with its longtime practices of how employees were classified as employees or independent contractors, according to [...]

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Businesses Find Protection from ‘Nuisance Lawsuits’ as Gov. McMaster Signs Bill

By |2018-04-25T18:40:44+00:00February 19th, 2018|Blogs, Legislative/Advocacy|

South Carolina businesses and manufacturers became shielded from being declared a public or private nuisance if they are following pertinent laws, licensing regulations and local ordinances, thanks to a bill [...]

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SC Department of Revenue Offers Wide Range of 2018 Tax Education

By |2018-04-25T18:47:25+00:00February 18th, 2018|Blogs, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

When it comes to properly learning about how to comply with tax laws, it makes sense for your teacher to be the South Carolina Department of Revenue. The SCDOR offers [...]

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IRS: 2018 Pension Plan Limitations Not Affected by Tax Cut and Jobs Act

By |2018-04-25T18:50:32+00:00February 16th, 2018|Blogs, Regulatory, Tax|

The IRS announced on Feb. 7 that the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 will not affect the tax year 2018 dollar limitations for retirement plans outlined last year [...]

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The Most Romantic Financial Compatibility Quiz on the Internet

By |2018-04-25T18:56:57+00:00February 14th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Membership|

Here’s an important way to say “I love you” on Valentine’s Day: by taking time with your significant other to gauge your checks and balances when it comes to your [...]

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