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Monthly Archives: June 2019

View from the Dome: General Assembly Returns to Override 25 of 28 McMaster’s Budget Vetoes

By |2019-06-28T12:01:32-04:00June 28th, 2019|News Roundup|

View from the Dome – June 28, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The General Assembly returned to Columbia one final time on Tuesday, June 25, to deal with the governor's vetoes [...]

The South Carolina Tax Team Challenges You to a Friday of Advanced Tax Planning for Businesses on July 12 in Charleston

By |2019-07-10T14:46:44-04:00June 26th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

The time is NOW to help your business clients with tax strategies for 2020! Most strategies for reducing federal income tax liabilities require analysis, fact gathering, comparisons of alternatives, [...]

SC News and Tax Roundup: SC Motorists Will Pay More at the Pump in July, But When Will New Road Construction Speed Up?

By |2019-06-26T16:56:44-04:00June 26th, 2019|News Roundup|

As SC Drivers Pay More Gas Tax in July, Road Construction is Slow to Take Off Monday will mark when South Carolina drivers must pay 2 cents more per [...]

Reactions to IRS Charitable Contributions Final Ruling: Here’s How Exceptional SC Executive Director Says Adjustments Are Still a Possibility

By |2019-06-21T15:09:11-04:00June 21st, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

On June 11, the IRS published Treasury Decision 9864, which finalizes proposed regulations designed to clarify the relationship between state and local tax credits and federal tax rules for charitable contribution deductions.   [...]

Lynn Nichols Sorts Through SALT Impacts on IRS’s Charitable Contributions Final Ruling

By |2019-06-21T15:08:11-04:00June 21st, 2019|Blogs, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

Note: SCACPA federal tax expert E. Lynn Nichols has looked closely at June 11’s Treasury Decision 9864, which finalizes proposed regulations designed to clarify the relationship between state and [...]

SC News and Tax Roundup: Pair of Lowcountry Counties are Learning Their Property Tax Reassessments

By |2019-06-19T16:30:05-04:00June 19th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup|

Berkeley County Property Tax Reassessment Notices Sent; Dorchester to Follow Property tax bills changes are arriving outside Charleston’s metro area. Reassessment notices for land and buildings have been sent [...]

We Answer Your Questions about Surgent On-Demand Self-Study

By |2019-07-24T13:38:11-04:00June 18th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

As we near the end of the membership year (June 30, 2019), you might have questions about how to use the final remaining hours of your 2018-19 CPE Bank. Because [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: New Data Collection Form

By |2019-06-17T13:29:39-04:00June 17th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3VGeKWfdJA&t= The Office of Management and Budget has issued the new Data Collection Form for use in years 2019 through 2021. There are a quite a few changes auditors [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: Amendments to Description Concept Materiality

By |2019-06-14T15:41:47-04:00June 14th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKUfNswwcTs The AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board issued an exposure draft of a proposed SAS andproposed SSAE titled “Amendments to the Description of the Concept of Materiality.” When effective, the proposed amendments would [...]

SC News and Tax Roundup: Here’s Why May was Record Month for Cargo Volume at Port of Charleston

By |2019-06-12T12:26:29-04:00June 12th, 2019|News Roundup|

May was Record Month for Cargo Volume at Port of Charleston The State Ports Authority announced that the 204,457 containers moved through the Port of Charleston in May broke a [...]

SCACPA Student Member Part of Winning USC Team at Deloitte Audit Innovation Campus Challenge

By |2019-06-12T14:14:46-04:00June 12th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

SCACPA sends its congratulations to Student Member Katie Bergey, who was part of a team of six University of South Carolina accounting students who won the annual Deloitte Audit [...]

IRS Promotes its Tax Withholding Calculator for Your Paycheck Checkup

By |2019-06-12T09:57:27-04:00June 12th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

The IRS is urging taxpayers to review their 2019 tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator and make any changes with their employer as soon as possible.  Checking withholding is a good idea every [...]

Public Draft is Open for Comments Until June 19 for August’s Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

By |2019-06-11T12:33:19-04:00June 11th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup, Tax|

As South Carolina consumers and retailers prepare for August’s annual Sales Tax Holiday, the state Department of Revenue has submitted a Public Draft for comment that features a list of eligible items and [...]

View from the Dome: A Full Recap of the 2019 Legislative Session, With Tax Reform Proposals on the Way

By |2019-06-07T14:02:02-04:00June 7th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup, Public Relations, Regulatory|

View from the Dome – June 7, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC  The first session of the 123rd General Assembly adjourned Sine Die on May 10, but the General Assembly returned [...]

Join Melisa Galasso for A&A Broadcast Course on ‘The New AICPA Auditor’s Report,’ a Must-See for Auditors

By |2019-06-20T09:27:29-04:00June 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

Course Title: “The New AICPA Auditor’s Report” Date of Broadcast: July 25, 2 p.m.; Date Recorded: May 12, 2019     Expected Credit Hours: 1 CPE. SCACPA members can apply one hour from their 2019-20 CPE Bank [...]

A Letter from Exceptional SC’s Executive Director About a Big State Tax Write-Off for Your Business in 2019

By |2019-06-05T14:29:48-04:00June 5th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The following is a “Letter to Business Owners” written by Chad Connelly, the Executive Director of Exceptional SC, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting exceptional needs students and families in South Carolina created by the passage [...]