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Supply-Side Economics Guru Laffer Urges SC House Tax Policy Review Committee to Flatten Outdated Tax Structure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

With Third Reading in SC Senate, Conformity Passage is Closer to Completion

By |2019-03-21T14:03:43-04:00March 20th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

South Carolina’s annual tax Conformity legislation found in H.3985 (Reps. Lucas, G. M. Smith and Stavrinakis) received its third reading on the floor of the full Senate on Wednesday, [...]

How to Talk to Clients About Tax Deadline Extensions

By |2019-03-20T13:11:13-04:00March 20th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, 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 [...]

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

By |2019-03-19T14:19:36-04:00March 19th, 2019|Membership, 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. Chris [...]

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 |2019-03-14T14:01:27-04:00March 14th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, 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 [...]

Farmers and Fisherman Tax Penalty Relief Announced by SC DOR

By |2019-03-13T16:35:23-04:00March 13th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released Information Letter 19-8, a 2-page advisory opinion regarding waiving federal penalties for underpayments of estimated taxes by certain farmers and fishermen. In [...]

SC DOR Releases Information Letter Summary of State Individual Income Tax Conformity to IRC

By |2019-03-13T16:12:16-04:00March 13th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released Information Letter 19-7, a 13-page advisory opinion that summarizes South Carolina conformity with Internal Revenue Code sections affecting individual taxpayers through Feb. [...]

SCACPA’s Things to Watch in the Profession: A&A Update on Hosting Services

By |2019-03-13T14:05:22-04:00March 13th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

March 14, 2019 There have been many questions about the hosting standard that was supposed to be effective in 2018 but was delayed until July 1, 2019. At last, [...]

A Spreadsheet Name Game: Learn to Format Data in Excel with SCACPA’s #TechTuesday

By |2019-03-12T18:59:00-04:00March 12th, 2019|Business & Industry, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

Aspiring data pros can quickly come to the realization – all this data isn’t going to sort itself. That’s why for this week’s SCACPA #TechTuesday, tech guru and SCACPA CEO [...]

#WhyCPA? Because CPA is the Gold Standard 

By |2019-03-12T17:26:44-04:00March 12th, 2019|Business & Industry, Membership, Public Relations, Why CPA|

Isn’t it funny that three little letters make all the difference when it comes to describing who you are and what you do? Those three letters—CPA—are an indicator that [...]

You are the Reason for SCACPA Success – A Year in Review

By |2019-03-12T16:06:05-04:00March 12th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

The pace of change has never been this fast, yet it will never be this slow again. With your support, SCACPA successfully navigated the change to the new All-Inclusive [...]

Conformity Clears Second Reading with Senate

By |2019-03-21T14:06:13-04:00March 12th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Tax|

The full Senate Finance Committee gave a favorable report on H.3985 (Reps. Lucas, G. M. Smith and Stavrinakis), the annual tax Conformity legislation, on Tuesday, March 12. UPDATE: The Conformity [...]

View from the Dome: House’s Tax Conformity Bill Reaches Senate Finance Committee

By |2019-03-08T13:19:53-04:00March 8th, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – March 8, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax Subcommittee approved the annual tax conformity legislation. The South Carolina [...]

South Carolina House Tax Policy Review Committee to Draft Bill for 4.5% State Income Tax

By |2019-03-07T18:26:59-04:00March 7th, 2019|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Tax|

The South Carolina House Tax Policy Review Committee voted to adopt a plan to lower the state’s income tax from 7% to 4.5% over a five-year period. The plan would [...]