Auditing & Accounting

CPAs Can Find Advice on How to Add Planning Services

By | 2018-05-17T01:09:02+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Tax|

AICPA has held recent conversations that point to resources CPAs can use on how to remain relevant as the marketplace for tax compliance services is becoming commoditized by advances in [...]

News Roundup: Thousands of SC Technical Jobs are Unfilled, Lexington Co. has State’s Best Cost of Living

By | 2018-05-16T15:55:37+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, News Roundup, Tax|

As Thousands of Technical Jobs go Unfilled, Leaders Debate Ways to Strengthen Workforce With the state’s 4.4% unemployment rate at a near two-decade low, thousands of new residents moving in [...]

BREAKING: Senate Introduces Tax Conformity Bill on Final Day of Session

By | 2018-05-10T12:20:52+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

With the hours ticking away before the end of the legislative session, the S.C. Senate introduced a bill for Tax Conformity on Thursday, May 10. The “South Carolina Taxpayer Protection [...]

IRS.gov Tool Upgrades Access into Tax-Exempt Organizations

By | 2018-05-09T18:04:11+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax|

The IRS introduced an online tool that provides faster, easier access to public information about charities and exempt organizations. Tax Exempt Organization Search replaces EO Select Check, which has been [...]

Letter from the SCACPA CEO: Senate Must Avoid ‘Inertia’ and Take Action on Conformity

By | 2018-05-08T12:43:01+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

South Carolina’s legislative session is set to adjourn on Thursday, May 10, and the fate of a Tax Conformity bill remains in serious question. Cindi Ross Scoppe, the Associate Editor [...]

Kopis: Does Your Data Backlog Look Daunting? Migrate Your SQL Server to Azure to Scale Your Resources

By | 2018-05-04T18:39:51+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Partners, Technology|

By Ryan Geide | Senior Business Intelligence Developer, Kopis As a Structured Query Language Managed Services provider at Kopis, I regularly talk to companies about data management. When it comes [...]

Software Connect: New Buyers are Driving Accounting Software Purchase Trends for 2018

By | 2018-05-03T11:33:07+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Technology|

Accountants have deep insights into their company's processes, so they should be as equally involved in the selection of new software for their organizations. What drives companies to upgrade to [...]

SCACPA Member’s New Tech Platform Promises to Link Accountants with Specialty Work

By | 2018-05-03T11:02:39+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Technology|

During his five years as a CPA, Sean Kenny became well-versed with the annual Busy Season grind. But in the past year, as he has worked toward his goal of [...]

IRS Audit of Rock Hill Leads to Changes for Rec Department

By | 2018-04-25T18:36:37+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Regulatory|

An IRS general audit of the city of Rock Hill last year took issue with its longtime practices of how employees were classified as employees or independent contractors, according to [...]

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The Most Romantic Financial Compatibility Quiz on the Internet

By | 2018-04-25T18:56:57+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Membership|

Here’s an important way to say “I love you” on Valentine’s Day: by taking time with your significant other to gauge your checks and balances when it comes to your [...]

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FASB Proposes Improvements to Lease Standard Implementation

By | 2018-04-27T13:57:30+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Governmental|

FASB has issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU) intended to reduce costs and ease implementation of the Leases standard for financial statement preparers. Stakeholders are encouraged to review and [...]

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IFAC Concerned About Losing Separate Standard-Setting Boards for Auditing and Ethics, Suggests Alternative

By | 2018-04-27T23:44:34+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs|

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has published its initial views to the Monitoring Group Consultation Paper on changes to the international audit and ethics standard-setting process. While IFAC agrees [...]

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Standard Mileage Rates for 2018 Up from Rates for 2017

By | 2018-04-27T23:52:59+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Tax|

The IRS has issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. [...]

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