Monthly Archives: September 2020

SCACPA Advocacy Scores Conformity Among Three Important Wins at State House

By |2020-09-30T15:06:28-04:00September 30th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

When the Senate passed bill S.545 during special session on Tuesday, Sept. 22, it represented three wins for the SCACPA Advocacy Team over this incredibly difficult year. The bill [...]

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SCACPA Happenings: Week of Sept. 28-Oct. 2

By |2020-09-29T18:29:34-04:00September 29th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Membership Page Controls, SCACPA Happenings|

THIS WEEK: October Month of Service is getting started! SCACPA is looking for new ways to help our communities during these times of social distancing. Keeping safety and needs in [...]

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The “Accountable” Podcast for CFOs: The Value of Volunteering (and now on YouTube!)  

By |2020-10-13T14:03:36-04:00September 28th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Join host David R. Peters, CPA, MST, for another installment of “Accountable,” the podcast for CFOs, by CFOs. Today, Dave talks with Junior Achievement’s Cynthia Pantaleo about volunteering. Through [...]

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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Sept. 28, 2020): A ‘Teaching Case’ for Innocent Spouse Relief

By |2020-10-07T17:48:03-04:00September 28th, 2020|Blogs, COVID-19, Educate, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

Welcome to the Federal Tax Update Podcast, hosted by Lynn Nichols. This is presented as a member benefit by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. It is produced to [...]

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Is Your Team New to Working Remotely While Social Distancing? Pay Attention to Your Cybersecurity

By |2020-11-06T17:47:41-05:00September 26th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, COVID-19, Featured, Technology|

By Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA | K2 Enterprises As the world comes to grips with COVID-19, many businesses are encouraging team members to work from home. [...]

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View From the Dome: General Assembly Adopts Tax Conformity Legislation, Awaits Governor’s Signature

By |2020-10-07T17:49:35-04:00September 25th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 The General Assembly completed a special two-week legislative session and does not have plans to return until January. In addition to [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: Topic 606 – Franchisor Practical Expedient

By |2020-10-07T18:08:18-04:00September 25th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

If you thought we were done with Revenue Recognition and Topic 606, you would definitely be surprised to hear that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued an exposure [...]

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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Sept. 21, 2020): NOL Carrybacks – Back From the Dead

By |2020-10-07T18:08:49-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

Welcome to the Federal Tax Update Podcast, hosted by Lynn Nichols. This is presented as a member benefit by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. It is produced to [...]

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SCACPA Happenings: Week of Sept. 21-Sept. 25

By |2020-09-22T16:33:16-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Membership Page Controls, SCACPA Happenings|

THIS WEEK: ENROLLMENT IS OPEN for Virtual Fall Fest 2020 on Nov. 12-13! We are delivering two days of Tax and A&A tracks via our newly revamped SCACPA Classroom. Go [...]

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Why SCACPA Social Media is Important for You to Get the Most out of Membership

By |2020-09-22T13:09:37-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Advocate, Communicate, Connect, Educate, Featured, Grow, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

You can rely on SCACPA’s social media feeds to find the quick, real-time updates about what’s going on with the Association, along with South Carolina news you can use. [...]

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Online Tools & Resources Await: Starting with SCACPA Connect

By |2020-09-21T19:03:35-04:00September 21st, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

As a CPA, you know a lot. But, in today’s changing environment, there are a lot of subjects where you probably have a fair share of questions. That’s why [...]

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer Named as 2020 Best of the Best Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting

By |2020-10-21T09:25:48-04:00September 21st, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A. has been recognized by INSIDE Public Accounting as one of America’s 50 Best of the Best public accounting firms for 2020. BPS was also [...]

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View From the Dome: Conference Committee Named to Resolve Remaining CARES Act Funding for Local Governments, Colleges, Nonprofits

By |2020-10-07T18:09:28-04:00September 18th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 The General Assembly returned to Columbia to begin a special two-week legislative session. The Senate passed its version of the FY20-21 [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: Lease Accounting & CCRCs (New TQA)

By |2020-10-07T18:20:35-04:00September 17th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

The AICPA has issued a Technical Q&A titled “Accounting for Lease Components in Type A Life Care Contracts by Continuing Care Retirement Communities.” Issued in August, the TQA addresses [...]

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SCACPA Happenings: Week of Sept. 14-Sept. 18

By |2020-09-16T09:20:34-04:00September 15th, 2020|Connect, SCACPA Happenings, Uncategorized|

THIS WEEK: ENROLLMENT IS OPEN for Virtual Fall Fest 2020 on Nov. 12-13! In the interest of safety, we are converting this event to two days of Tax and [...]

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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Sept. 14, 2020): Couple’s Tax Debt from Lavish Lifestyle was not Dischargeable

By |2020-10-07T18:20:47-04:00September 15th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

Welcome to the Federal Tax Update Podcast, hosted by Lynn Nichols. This is presented as a member benefit by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. It is produced to [...]

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SCACPA Commends BOA for Addressing Modification of Livestream CPE Rules and Hardship Requests

By |2020-10-29T17:36:52-04:00September 14th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

UPDATE: The South Carolina Board of Accountancy has released its announcement on this development. It is re-printed at the bottom of this post. The BOA's announcement includes a reminder [...]

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View From the Dome: Senate Finance Committee Passes Version of FY20-21 Budget, OKs $420M from CARES Act for Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund

By |2020-10-07T18:15:12-04:00September 11th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 The Senate Finance Committee passed its version of the FY20-21 state budget and authorization for the remaining CARES Act funds. The [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: Virtual Currency – New Practice Aid

By |2020-10-07T18:15:29-04:00September 10th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology|

Cryptocurrency is becoming a more recognized transaction with more entities participating in this ecosystem. The AICPA has issued nonauthoritative guidance on accounting and auditing digital assets. FASB does not [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: Proposed Changes to Risk Assessment Standards

By |2020-10-07T18:14:56-04:00September 10th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

The AICPA has issued a proposed SAS to clarify and improve the risk assessment standards. For the past few years, the AICPA has focused its audit quality initiatives on [...]

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