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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 |2019-04-08T15:47:02-04:00March 13th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, 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, [...]

Step Up, Speak Out! Volunteer to be a SCACPA Chapter Officer

By |2019-04-09T14:29:35-04:00March 12th, 2019|Connect, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Put your talent to the test as nominations are open for Chapter Officers for 2019-20. When you offer your voice as a leader, you help strengthen your Association, gain [...]

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

By |2019-04-09T14:29:52-04:00March 12th, 2019|Business & Industry, Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, 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 |2019-04-08T15:40:51-04:00March 12th, 2019|Business & Industry, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, 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 |2019-04-09T14:30:23-04:00March 12th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, 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 |2019-04-05T14:56:52-04:00March 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 |2019-04-09T14:30:50-04:00March 7th, 2019|Advocate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, 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 [...]

Kopis: Is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Dying or Thriving in 2019?

By |2019-03-18T15:56:47-04:00March 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, 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 If you are a controller, CPA, or [...]

SCACPA Promotes CPA Credential to Public with #WhyCPA Campaign

By |2019-04-09T14:31:11-04:00March 6th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, 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 — [...]

Turn Around Your Understanding of Spreadsheet Pivot Tables with SCACPA’s #TechTuesday

By |2019-04-09T14:32:05-04:00March 5th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Educate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

If you’ve ever looked at an Excel spreadsheet and felt like you were searching for a needle in a haystack, you should know that Pivot Tables are just the [...]

CPA Volunteers Wanted for TV Tax Season Phone Bank on Midlands TV Station

By |2019-04-09T14:32:21-04:00March 4th, 2019|Communicate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to promote the Profession and promote yourself! We are asking for CPAs to serve on an-air tax season phone bank on Thursday, March 14, on [...]

View from the Dome: House Tax Policy Review Committee Knows Solutions Must Address Property Taxes, Education Funding

By |2019-03-01T12:19:22-04:00March 1st, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – March 1, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The debate over comprehensive education reform continued in both bodies. The Chief Justice of the State Supreme [...]

UPDATE: House Conformity Bill Receives Unanimous Second Reading in House

By |2019-04-09T14:32:53-04:00February 27th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

A Tax Conformity Bill sponsored by House Speaker Jay Lucas (R-Darlington), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman G. Murrell Smith Jr. (R-Sumter) and Leon Stavrinakis (D-Charleston) was introduced on Thursday, [...]

SCACPA Gives You Real-Time Access to Experts for Audit and Tax

By |2019-04-09T14:33:08-04:00February 27th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax, Technology|

The ever-changing landscape of tax and audit means it helps to rely on guidance from trusted voices. The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to offer as a [...]

SCACPA’s Do’s and Don’ts of Tax Season Stress Relief: Healthy Attitude Edition

By |2019-02-26T21:11:24-04:00February 26th, 2019|Membership, Public Relations, Tax|

No CPA is looking forward to the long hours and deadline pressure of Tax Season. The ability to recharge and refresh is at a premium.  And while there are plenty [...]

These SCACPA #TechTuesday Tips Crack the Code on Hard Drive and USB Encryption

By |2019-04-09T14:33:24-04:00February 26th, 2019|Business & Industry, Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

Few of us want to think about our laptop being lost or stolen. But it’s critical to take preventive encryption steps to both safeguard your data – and make sure [...]

Occupational Licensure Reform: A Battle Worth Having

By |2019-04-09T14:33:58-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Advocate, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Grow, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

Your association recognizes that the continued push for Occupational Reform is a significant risk to the profession. The topic of reform is trending for proponents who question how much [...]

View from the Dome: House Ways and Means Committee Prioritizes Education, Workforce Development in its 2019-20 State Budget

By |2019-02-22T13:02:58-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – Feb. 22, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC Six weeks have been completed and 12 weeks remain in the first year of the two-year legislative [...]