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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Start 2020 with a Look at the CPA Exam, the Dynamic Audit Solution and CGMA Competency Framework

By |2020-01-10T17:38:40-05:00January 10th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls|

Happy New Year AND New Decade (although we know some of you will debate the “new decade” fact!). We are kicking off our first video blog of 2020 with changes [...]

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Ken Bauknight, CPA, Among 50 Most Influential People List from Columbia Business Monthly

By |2020-01-15T16:58:18-05:00January 8th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

Kenneth H. Bauknight, CPA, Founder & Shareholder at Bauknight Pietras & Stormer CPAs, has been recognized by Columbia Business Monthly as one of 2019’s 50 Most Influential People in [...]

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SCACPA Will Offer Just-in-Time CPE for “SECURE Act – New Legislation” on Thursday, Jan. 16

By |2020-01-06T13:34:42-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

The long-awaited SECURE Act is a new tax law that was passed on Dec. 20, 2019. Part of a larger appropriations bill, it is being considered the most significant [...]

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Still Need December CPE? SCACPA Has 8 Hours of Team Tax Livestream Rebroadcast for You

By |2020-01-07T15:36:54-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

There are only so many days left in December until the clock strikes midnight on 2019. Maybe in the end-of-year rush, you still need a few final CPE credits [...]

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Forbes Recognizes Bauknight Pietras & Stormer as One of America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms

By |2019-12-19T17:40:37-05:00December 19th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax, Why CPA|

CPA firm Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A., has been recognized by global media company Forbes as being among America’s top recommended tax and accounting firms. Of the 227 firms named [...]

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State Treasurer’s Office Shares Tools to Help Your Clients Report Unclaimed Property

By |2020-01-17T14:37:52-05:00December 17th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The following is a message to SCACPA Members from the State Treasurer’s Office: The State Treasurer’s Office recognizes the important role that South Carolina CPAs play in educating their [...]

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SCACPA Introduces David R. Peters, CPA, as CPE Advisor, Speaker for Business and Industry

By |2019-12-13T12:50:34-05:00December 13th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

SCACPA is proud to announce an agreement with David R. Peters, CPA, to be the Association’s advisor and speaker on Business and Industry topics. Look for David to be an [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Accounting Standards Updates 2019-08, ASU 2019-09 and 2019-10

By |2019-12-10T16:53:35-05:00December 10th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

Melisa Galasso, CPA, has prepared two videos that address Accounting Standards Updates that were issued by FASB in November. This first video covers ASU 2019-08—Compensation—Stock Compensation (Topic 718) and Revenue [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Help Set the Agenda for AICPA’s Professional Ethics Executive Committee

By |2019-12-03T18:17:35-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Technology|

The AICPA's Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) is asking for feedback on future standard setting items. They have identified potential issues and practice areas where either updated standards are needed [...]

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LLR 2020 License Renewal Notices are Arriving in Your Inbox

By |2019-11-26T14:03:12-05:00November 26th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs would like to alert its members that the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has begun issuing courtesy notice email alerts [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: FASB Proposal – Codification Improvements to Hedge Accounting

By |2019-11-25T14:28:23-05:00November 25th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

FASB has issued a proposal addressing implementation issues for its new hedge accounting rule. This technical correction addresses issues related to documentation, dual hedges and provides clarifications that forecasted transaction [...]

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SC DOR Public Draft Answers Questions About New Job Tax Credit, Increased Credit Amounts for Tier III and IV Counties

By |2019-11-11T13:19:15-05:00November 11th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a 13-page advisory opinion in connection with Act No. 83, enacted May 22, 2019, which substantially increased the job tax credit amount [...]

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SC DOR Releases Public Draft for Internal Tax Appeals Process and Procedure

By |2019-11-11T12:56:54-05:00November 11th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released an 18-page advisory opinion to update the Department of Revenue’s internal appeals process for tax matters. The primary change is to [...]

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New Process for Amending SC Individual Income Tax Returns Coming in 2020

By |2019-10-25T14:00:36-04:00October 25th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue is changing the process for amending South Carolina Individual Income Tax Returns in 2020. Beginning with tax year 2019, you will use the SC1040 [...]

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SCDOR’s Online State Tax Lien Registry Launches on Nov. 1

By |2019-10-24T15:42:34-04:00October 24th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue will implement an online state tax lien registry on Nov. 1. State lawmakers called for the implementation of this registry after passage of [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Proposed SAS – Conforming Edits to 800 Series

By |2019-10-22T16:29:47-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

This Q3 in 2019 review covers the final standards issued by standard setters, including the two final SASes issued by the AICPA as well as a new forensic standard [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: GASB – Replacement of Interbank Offered Rates

By |2019-10-22T15:33:03-04:00October 22nd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has introduced an exposure draft to address issues when LIBOR goes away for hedges and leases for governmental entities. Trying to ease the burden [...]

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Member Benefit Alert: SCACPA Partners with Surgent On-Demand Self-Study CPE

By |2019-10-29T15:36:51-04:00October 21st, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

SCACPA members who know they can depend on the Association for all-around CPE excellence now have an incredible opportunity to get specialized knowledge for their precise career needs. The [...]

Here’s a Free Guide: “Tax Law Reform Complicates Year-End Planning”

By |2019-10-18T16:58:04-04:00October 18th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

Get your clients ready for tax season with these year-end tax planning strategies. Make the most of recent tax law changes, such as the new deduction for qualified business income, [...]

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SCACPA Federal Tax Update Podcast with Lynn Nichols: Lack of Safe Harbor in Proposed Accounting Regs Chafes Tax Pros

By |2019-10-15T13:27:50-04:00October 15th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

Welcome to the Federal Tax Update Podcast, hosted by Lynn Nichols, CPA. This is presented as a member benefit by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. The commentary is brief, [...]

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