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SCACPA Urges Immediate Action on Conformity This Summer

By |2018-05-23T18:26:26+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

Throughout the recent South Carolina legislative session, the South Carolina Association of CPAs communicated to legislators and the public at large that Conformity is needed as soon as possible. [...]

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Budget, Conformity are on Legislature’s Summer To-Do List

By |2018-05-25T18:40:20+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

South Carolina’s journey toward reaching Tax Conformity is on hold until the legislature meets again to consider it under Legislation Awaiting Final Action. The Sine Die Resolution allows the [...]

CPAs Can Find Advice on How to Add Planning Services

By |2018-05-17T01:09:02+00:00May 17th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Tax|

AICPA has held recent conversations that point to resources CPAs can use on how to remain relevant as the marketplace for tax compliance services is becoming commoditized by advances in [...]

Letter from the SCACPA CEO: Senate Must Avoid ‘Inertia’ and Take Action on Conformity

By |2018-05-08T12:43:01+00:00May 8th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

South Carolina’s legislative session is set to adjourn on Thursday, May 10, and the fate of a Tax Conformity bill remains in serious question. Cindi Ross Scoppe, the Associate Editor [...]

Kopis: Does Your Data Backlog Look Daunting? Migrate Your SQL Server to Azure to Scale Your Resources

By |2018-05-04T18:39:51+00:00May 4th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Partners, Technology|

By Ryan Geide | Senior Business Intelligence Developer, Kopis As a Structured Query Language Managed Services provider at Kopis, I regularly talk to companies about data management. When it comes [...]

SCACPA Continues to Monitor, Oppose SC House Proposals on Services

By |2018-05-03T03:13:37+00:00April 11th, 2018|Blogs, 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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Tools and Resources to Track Conformity, and SCACPA’s Stand on Conformity

By |2018-04-25T15:04:42+00:00April 10th, 2018|Blogs, News Release|

South Carolina's goal should be to minimize the differences between Federal and state tax bases. This will conserve legislative, administrative and judicial resources, and it will reduce the taxpayers’ burden for compliance.

SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins Quoted in Post and Courier Story on South Carolina Taxpayers Filing for Tax Extensions

By |2018-05-03T03:14:02+00:00April 10th, 2018|Blogs, News Release|

A Post and Courier story spells out how confusing it can be for South Carolina taxpayers who do not hire accounting professionals to abide by two sets of tax codes. SCACPA CEO is quoted as a source on South Carolina tax Conformity.

Apply Now for SCACPA’s Free Speaker Training Academy

By |2018-05-02T15:10:23+00:00April 10th, 2018|Blogs, Featured, Membership|

You have the knowledge. Now it’s time to give it a voice. SCACPA will host the latest installment of our Speaker Training Academy for two and a half days on [...]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: House Returns from Furlough; Tighter Oversight of Santee Cooper Moves Forward

By |2018-04-25T15:05:03+00:00April 9th, 2018|Blogs, Legislative/Advocacy|

This week, it was the state Senate who took a furlough week as members of the House of Representatives returned from their furlough and worked to give bills final reading [...]

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Partnership with Paychex Gives SCACPA Members Tools for HR, Payroll and More

By |2018-04-23T14:42:06+00:00April 9th, 2018|Blogs, Membership|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to announce it has entered an enhanced business relationship as a Gold Affinity Partner with Paychex Inc. for the many payroll, retirement [...]

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IRS: Deadline Nears for SC to Claim $12 Million in 2014 Refunds

By |2018-04-24T19:42:41+00:00April 5th, 2018|Blogs, Regulatory, Tax|

The IRS is reminding more than 1 million taxpayers that time is running out to file a 2014 tax return and claim refunds totaling more than $1 billion. The IRS [...]

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Spreadsheet Fatigue? Blockchain is on Path to Conquer Auditing

By |2018-04-24T19:43:46+00:00April 4th, 2018|Blogs, Technology|

CPAs are on the verge of using blockchain technology to track a client’s physical assets and follow financial goods throughout their lifecycle. When auditors and clients can upload and analyze [...]

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Reports: SCANA Accountant Left Critical Voicemail as Warning for Santee Cooper

By |2018-04-25T15:05:35+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Blogs, Membership|

One of SCANA’s chief accountants left a five-minute voicemail warning in early 2016 to a key Santee Cooper employee that accused her utility's bosses of “mismanaging” the multibillion-dollar nuclear construction [...]

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Conformity Talks Set to Reopen After Furlough

By |2018-05-02T16:15:54+00:00March 30th, 2018|Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

The straight Conformity of bill H. 5162, introduced by House Ways and Means Chair Brian White, has begun its path through debate in House committees. However, all House business was [...]

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Charleston’s PhishLabs Aids Feds in Uncovering Massive Iranian Hacking Attacks on Universities

By |2018-05-04T15:26:22+00:00March 29th, 2018|Business & Industry, Governmental, Technology|

PhishLabs, a Charleston startup that specializes in Phishing protection, shared what it detected with the FBI about a sophisticated Iranian-based hacking campaign that targeted academic research computers and led to [...]

Gov. McMaster Submits List of 135 SC Sites for Sen. Scott’s Opportunity Zones

By |2018-05-04T15:26:42+00:00March 26th, 2018|Business & Industry, Governmental|

SC Gov. Henry McMaster sent a list of 135 sites from around the state to the U.S. Treasury Department on Friday, March 23, to be eligible to receive investments as [...]

SCACPA Calls for Passage of Tax Conformity Bill

By |2018-05-02T16:16:04+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

CAYCE, S.C. –The South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants wants state legislators to know they are on a correct path with the recent bill that proposes South Carolina’s full [...]

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Donations for ‘Little Brian Bags’ Help Support Children’s Hospital Visits – and a SCACPA Member’s Family

By |2018-05-04T14:59:54+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Membership, Uncategorized|

We are hoping the CPA community can unite to help SCACPA member Jessica Glenney, CPA, CGMA, gather donations for parents who are faced with extended stays in children’s hospitals. It’s [...]