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Monthly Archives: March 2019

View from the Dome: Tax Conformity Bill Becomes Law; Move to Sell Santee Cooper Gains Momentum

By |2019-04-05T16:02:23-04:00March 29th, 2019|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – March 29, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The session is two-thirds completed (12 weeks down and 6 weeks remaining until the May 9 adjournment). [...]

These Four SC Counties Will Have Local Sales Tax Changes Go Into Effect May 1

By |2019-04-08T15:42:28-04:00March 29th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has issued a reminder that the following local tax changes go into effect May 1: Georgetown (County Code 1022) Local Tax Change: 1% [...]

Gov. McMaster Signs Conformity, Tax Lien Bills

By |2019-04-08T15:43:02-04:00March 29th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

Gov. Henry McMaster signed South Carolina’s annual tax Conformity legislation into law on Thursday, March 28. H.3985 (Reps. Lucas, G. M. Smith and Stavrinakis) had been ratified by the [...]

SCACPA’s #TechTuesday Gives a Fast Lesson on How to Enter Your Data in Excel

By |2019-04-08T16:02:53-04:00March 26th, 2019|Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

Microsoft Excel offers a wide range of solutions for your common data input requirements, and now tech guru and SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins gives you the keys in this [...]

Your All Inclusive Membership Renewal Will Give You More Than Ever in 2019-20

By |2019-04-09T15:05:55-04:00March 26th, 2019|Connect, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

With dues renewal time just around the corner, SCACPA wants to remind everyone that All-Inclusive annual membership dues at the Fellow level* are $799. SCACPA members paid a dues [...]

How to Apply IRC Section 199A? Joint Committee on Taxation has Prepared a Guide

By |2019-04-08T16:03:14-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation has published a 32-page “Overview of Deduction for Qualified Business Income: Section 199A.” “The document appears to be a .PDF of 32 [...]

View from the Dome: House Tax Policy Review Committee Set to Discuss Taxes on Services; Bidding Process Explored for Santee Cooper Utility

By |2019-03-22T13:45:11-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – March 22, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC There was action on several major legislative initiatives, including education reform, medical marijuana, an update to the [...]

Supply-Side Economics Guru Laffer Urges SC House Tax Policy Review Committee to Flatten Outdated Tax Structure

By |2019-03-21T18:10:43-04:00March 21st, 2019|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The SC House Tax Policy Review Committee on Thursday heard from Gov. Henry McMaster, who applauded the committee for its work and then introduced special guest speaker economist Dr. Art [...]

Please Review This Important DOR Revenue Ruling About State Tax Addback Calculations

By |2019-03-21T14:02:09-04:00March 21st, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Featured, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax|

SCACPA wants to make CPAs and tax practitioners aware that the South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a four-page Revenue Ruling concerning the new ways to calculate state [...]

How to Talk to Clients About Tax Deadline Extensions

By |2019-04-08T15:45:49-04:00March 20th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

As a CPA, you know how to navigate a challenging filing season. One maneuver is to file tax extensions on behalf of some clients. This lengthens the time you [...]

SCACPA Student Member Profile: Celeste Stewart

By |2019-04-08T15:39:39-04:00March 20th, 2019|Blogs, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls|

Name: Celeste Stewart Hometown: Columbia, S.C School: Converse College Major: B.S in Accounting/ B.A. in Music Projected Graduation Date: May 2020 Year you joined SCACPA: 2018 [...]

Be a Voice: Nominate Yourself or Another Outstanding CPA For SCACPA’s Board of Directors

By |2019-04-08T14:31:18-04:00March 20th, 2019|Blogs, Connect, Membership, Membership Page Controls|

In the past membership year, SCACPA has seen a lot of changes. Our advocacy efforts have ramped up, our membership model has changed, and our events are growing by [...]

Get Acquainted with the Excel Interface with SCACPA’s #TechTuesday

By |2019-04-08T16:03:40-04:00March 19th, 2019|Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

If you need a quick overview of the interface components of Microsoft’s Excel spreadsheet, tech guru and SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins has you covered with this week’s SCACPA #TechTuesday. [...]

Kopis: Why Do ERP Implementations Have a Bad Reputation?

By |2019-03-18T13:41:57-04:00March 18th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Partners, Public Relations, Technology|

By Adam Drewes, KOPIS, GM of ERP Division Note: Kopis is a Gold Infinity Partner of the South Carolina Association of CPAs The high level of complexity required for [...]

View from the Dome: SC Senate Gives Unanimous Second Reading to Conformity Bill; House Gives Final Approval on Budget

By |2019-03-15T12:53:44-04:00March 15th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – March 15, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC There were no meetings scheduled in the House this week as they debated and passed the [...]

The Democratization of Analytics & Automation: The Cloud has Changed the Landscape

By |2019-04-08T15:46:37-04:00March 14th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, Technology|

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | SCACPA Member Since 2017 Note: A version of this article appears in the Q1 2019 edition of South Carolina CPA Report magazine. The [...]