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This January, Answer the RAP Index Survey to Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy

By |2019-01-03T08:42:14+00:00December 12th, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

When it comes to advocating with state and federal legislators on laws and policies that affect CPAs, SCACPA works hard for you year after year. Topics such as tax [...]

View From the Dome: House Ways and Means Leadership Shakeup Marks Organizational Session

By |2018-12-19T16:14:56+00:00December 7th, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

View from the Dome – Dec. 7, 2018 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The House of Representatives met in Columbia for an organizational session the week of Dec. 3-7. [...]

SC News Roundup: USC Research Economists Forecast Tariffs Can Block Growth in 2019

By |2018-12-05T16:31:21+00:00December 5th, 2018|News Roundup|

In 2019 Forecast, USC Research Economists Warn Tariffs Can Block Growth Rising interest rates and tariffs threaten an “economic tug-of-war” for a South Carolina economy [...]

2018 MAP Survey Platform Demonstration Can Help with Management Trends

By |2018-12-05T11:08:47+00:00December 5th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Technology|

If you participated in this year’s MAP Survey, you can take part in live 30-minute MAP Survey Platform demonstrations to help make the most of the platform and its [...]

Senate Tax Review Subcommittee is Introduced to Options in ‘A Road Map for Tax Reform’

By |2018-12-04T19:42:32+00:00December 4th, 2018|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

A Senate subcommittee tasked to review and reform the South Carolina tax code learned that sales taxes are eroding with a shift from goods to services, and South Carolina [...]

With Rebroadcast of ‘A Culture of Regulatory Ethics,’ SCACPA Members Can Get 6 Hours of Ethics in December

By |2018-12-19T18:48:04+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Membership, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

There are still opportunities for CPAs to earn their 6 hours of ethics requirements in December. Remember, this is the final year in the 3-year reporting period. Thursday, Dec. [...]

SC News Roundup: Time Will Tell if New Tax Law Affects ‘Giving Tuesday’ for SC Nonprofits

By |2018-11-28T19:03:01+00:00November 28th, 2018|News Roundup|

Time Will Tell if New Tax Law Affects ‘Giving Tuesday’ for SC Nonprofits As charitable contribution totals are counted from 2018’s Giving Tuesday, the period following Black Friday marked [...]

McGregor and Company is Named SCACPA Community Connected Engagement Award Recipient

By |2018-11-29T11:31:02+00:00November 28th, 2018|Featured, Membership, Public Relations|

Congratulations to McGregor & Company for being the recipient of SCACPA’s inaugural Community Connected Engagement Award for their work in assisting food banks near four of its offices throughout [...]

SC News Roundup: State Downgrades Hurricane Florence Damage Estimate Nearly in Half

By |2018-11-20T18:33:31+00:00November 20th, 2018|News Roundup, Uncategorized|

State Downgrades Hurricane Florence Damage Estimate Nearly in Half After on-the-ground damage reports became available from local, state and federal officials, Gov. Henry McMaster informed South Carolina’s congressional members [...]

What SCACPA Members are Saying About Fall Fest 2018

By |2018-11-20T14:39:32+00:00November 20th, 2018|Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Partners, Technology|

Thanks to everyone who attended SCACPA’s Fall Fest Accounting Conference in Columbia on Nov. 15-16. We’d like to share a selection of your comments from our post-event surveys:   “This [...]

SCACPA is Proud to Announce H. McRoy Skipper Scholarship for 2019

By |2018-11-20T12:16:19+00:00November 20th, 2018|Featured, Membership, Partners, Public Relations|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to announce it has met its $10,000 minimum threshold goal of establishing a named scholarship for Past President H. McRoy Skipper Jr., [...]

Fall Fest’s ‘The Accountant’ Ben Affleck Movie Trivia Contest

By |2018-11-19T14:19:37+00:00November 19th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Membership, Public Relations, Tax, Uncategorized|

Here is the fun movie trivia contest about the 2016 action-thriller "The Accountant," starring Ben Affleck, that we wrote for members at SCACPA’s Fall Fest Accounting Conference in November [...]

Get Ready for 2019 with the SC Department of Revenue

By |2018-11-14T14:48:05+00:00November 14th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

With 2019 fast approaching, here are some end-of-year updates from the South Carolina Department of Revenue: New SCDOR PO boxes and ZIP+4 addresses are now on most SCDOR forms [...]

S.C. News Roundup: Conway Set for $500,000 More from FEMA in Flood Buyout Program

By |2018-11-14T16:36:35+00:00November 14th, 2018|News Roundup|

Conway Set for $500,000 More from FEMA in Flood Buyout Program FEMA has earmarked an additional $500,000 for a flood buyout program in Conway, an increase on the $11.13 [...]

Kopis: How Do You Know When You are Outgrowing QuickBooks?

By |2018-11-14T13:47:33+00:00November 14th, 2018|Business & Industry, Partners, Public Relations, Technology|

Analysis by SCACPA Gold Sponsor Kopis QuickBooks is a fantastic product that helps many businesses launch for a tough-to-beat price. However, many businesses typically begin to run into challenges with [...]

SC News Roundup: Strong Economy Boosts Gov. McMaster to Election Win and Full Term

By |2018-11-07T18:25:21+00:00November 7th, 2018|News Roundup|

Strong Economy Boosts Gov. McMaster to Election Win and Full Term South Carolina voters rewarded Republican Gov. Henry McMaster with his first full term for the office in Tuesday’s [...]

SCACPA is Listening, Acting as CPAs Struggle to Keep Up With Education and Successor Notifications

By |2018-11-07T14:50:39+00:00November 7th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is letting our members know that we are directing our resources toward navigating solutions regarding statewide notifications that affect South Carolina CPAs. The [...]

BOA’s Proposed Regulations Include Education, Licensure Requirements

By |2018-11-07T11:50:33+00:00November 7th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Here are the South Carolina Board of Accountancy’s proposed regulation amendments for the State Code, as published Oct. 26, 2018:   Document No. 4845 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION [...]

Upcoming Firm License Renewals: Be Prepared for Designated Successor Requirement

By |2018-11-01T14:44:02+00:00October 31st, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory|

SCACPA reminds you that your annual firm renewal process cannot be completed without naming a designated successor. The South Carolina Board of Accountancy wrote in its 2nd Quarter 2018 [...]

SC News Roundup: DOR Director Says ‘Large Internet Retailer’ Must Obey Online Sales Tax Law

By |2018-10-31T17:37:16+00:00October 31st, 2018|News Roundup|

DOR Director Powell: ‘Large Internet Retailer’ Must Obey SC’s Online Sales Tax Law Hartley Powell, Director of the SC Department of Revenue, recently told a state Senate committee that [...]