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View from the Dome: House’s Tax Review Members Agree Property Tax Revisions Must Help Ed Funding

By |2019-01-18T12:23:56+00:00January 18th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – Jan. 18, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC After the pomp and circumstance of the inaugural activities, the General Assembly got to work with [...]

A Guide to IRS Operations During the Appropriations Lapse

By |2019-01-16T15:27:26+00:00January 16th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Source: IRS.gov Newsroom Due to the lapse in appropriations, most IRS operations are closed during the shutdown. An IRS-wide furlough began on Dec. 22 that affects many operations. The IRS [...]

SC News Roundup: McMaster’s Budget Blueprint Calls for Pay Raises for Teachers, $200M in Tax Rebates

By |2019-01-16T14:11:50+00:00January 16th, 2019|News Roundup|

McMaster’s Budget Blueprint Calls for Pay Raises for Teachers, $200M in Tax Rebates Among the priorities in Gov. Henry McMaster’s 2019-20 executive budget proposal are requests for a 5% [...]

Here’s How to Follow SCACPA’s Legislative Updates Throughout the 123rd SC General Assembly

By |2019-01-15T19:21:08+00:00January 15th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations|

As the 123rd South Carolina General Assembly is underway, you can rely on SCACPA for updates and analysis on the issues that affect South Carolina CPAs. The SCACPA Advocacy Team [...]

Legislation We’re Watching as the 123rd SC General Assembly Begins

By |2019-01-14T15:22:04+00:00January 14th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

Now that the first regular session of the 123rd South Carolina General Assembly has convened, the SCACPA Advocacy Team wants all members to be aware of four key bills [...]

View from the Dome: Conversations Start on $1B In New Revenue

By |2019-01-18T13:18:02+00:00January 11th, 2019|Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

View from the Dome – Jan. 11, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The first session of the 123rd General Assembly convened at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 8. This [...]

SC News Roundup: McMaster’s Inaugural Address Promises Reforms for Education, Taxes, Business

By |2019-01-09T16:22:58+00:00January 9th, 2019|News Roundup|

McMaster’s Inaugural Address Promises Reforms for Education, Taxes, Business Republican Gov. Henry McMaster pledged in his inaugural address to reform the state’s tax code, made a commitment to the [...]

As Tax Season Approaches, SCACPA Members Get New Flat Rate Pricing on UPS Shipping

By |2019-01-09T12:29:06+00:00January 9th, 2019|Membership, Public Relations|

With UPS shipping, tracking and billing technology combined with security and insurance features, SCACPA members can build trust and loyalty with every overnight delivery. SCACPA members now have access [...]

Column: CPAs are Constituents Who Need to Start the Lobbying Dance with Lawmakers

By |2019-01-08T18:27:05+00:00January 8th, 2019|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Tax|

Editor's Note: This column originally appeared in South Carolina CPA Report magazine (2Q, 2018). By Walda Wildman | SCACPA Member Since 1984 One of my memories from my first year [...]

See How Central Chapter’s “Meet & Greet” with Legislators is Blueprint for Grassroots Dialog

By |2019-01-08T18:16:27+00:00January 8th, 2019|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Tax|

The Central Chapter of the South Carolina Association of CPAs is getting ready to host its annual “CPA Meet & Greet” with state legislators in the Vista Room of the [...]

Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy Now with Our New Networking Survey

By |2019-01-09T17:30:05+00:00January 8th, 2019|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

Your voice is influential. In your roles in your community as an employee, voter and volunteer, CPAs are seen as trusted advisors. As part of SCACPA's mission to be [...]

IRS Confirms: Tax Filing Season Begins Monday, Jan. 28, IRS Will Pay Refunds

By |2019-01-07T19:35:01+00:00January 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Despite the shutdown of the Federal government, the IRS confirmed on Monday that it will process tax returns beginning Monday, Jan. 28 and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled. “We [...]

View from the Dome: 2019 Legislative Preview

By |2019-01-04T13:44:29+00:00January 4th, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax, Uncategorized|

View from the Dome - Jan. 4, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The first session of the 123rd General Assembly will convene on Tuesday, Jan. 8. This will [...]

SC News Roundup: New SC Tax Rules Among Laws Now in Effect Starting New Year’s Day

By |2019-01-02T16:31:47+00:00January 2nd, 2019|News Roundup|

New SC Tax Rules Among Laws Now in Effect Starting New Year’s Day Of the nearly 300 laws introduced from South Carolina’s 2017-18 legislative session, some went into effect [...]

SCACPA Advocacy: Here are Best Practices for How to Talk to Legislators

By |2019-01-03T08:41:17+00:00December 21st, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership|

SCACPA Advocacy: How to Talk to Legislators and Other Key People Best Practices for SCACPA Chapter Leaders and Members Getting to know your local legislators is critical as the [...]

’Tis the Season … For Reminders About the Use Of Your SCACPA 40-Hour CPE Bank

By |2018-12-18T17:11:03+00:00December 18th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Tax, Technology|

The SCACPA staff hopes that all members have been enjoying an improved CPE experience since the Association’s transition in 2018 to All-Inclusive Membership. As calendar year 2018 closes, we [...]

CPE Listen and Learn: SCACPA Members Can Make Livestream a Part of Their Workday

By |2018-12-18T16:56:41+00:00December 18th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Tax, Technology|

Since the start of All-Inclusive Membership, SCACPA has worked hard to make sure our CPE offerings meet the needs of South Carolina CPAs. That means we schedule the courses [...]