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View from the Dome: Senate to Consider BOA Bill that Expands Eligibility for Reciprocity

By |2019-04-08T15:42:05-04:00April 5th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – April 5, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC Both chambers worked their calendars to get as many bills in position to meet next week's [...]

These Four SC Counties Will Have Local Sales Tax Changes Go Into Effect May 1

By |2019-04-08T15:42:28-04:00March 29th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has issued a reminder that the following local tax changes go into effect May 1: Georgetown (County Code 1022) Local Tax Change: 1% [...]

Gov. McMaster Signs Conformity, Tax Lien Bills

By |2019-04-08T15:43:02-04:00March 29th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

Gov. Henry McMaster signed South Carolina’s annual tax Conformity legislation into law on Thursday, March 28. H.3985 (Reps. Lucas, G. M. Smith and Stavrinakis) had been ratified by the [...]

How to Apply IRC Section 199A? Joint Committee on Taxation has Prepared a Guide

By |2019-04-08T16:03:14-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation has published a 32-page “Overview of Deduction for Qualified Business Income: Section 199A.” “The document appears to be a .PDF of 32 [...]

View from the Dome: House Tax Policy Review Committee Set to Discuss Taxes on Services; Bidding Process Explored for Santee Cooper Utility

By |2019-03-22T13:45:11-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – March 22, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC There was action on several major legislative initiatives, including education reform, medical marijuana, an update to the [...]

Please Review This Important DOR Revenue Ruling About State Tax Addback Calculations

By |2019-03-21T14:02:09-04:00March 21st, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Featured, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax|

SCACPA wants to make CPAs and tax practitioners aware that the South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a four-page Revenue Ruling concerning the new ways to calculate state [...]

How to Talk to Clients About Tax Deadline Extensions

By |2019-04-08T15:45:49-04:00March 20th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

As a CPA, you know how to navigate a challenging filing season. One maneuver is to file tax extensions on behalf of some clients. This lengthens the time you [...]

Kopis: Why Do ERP Implementations Have a Bad Reputation?

By |2019-03-18T13:41:57-04:00March 18th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, 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 The high level of complexity required for [...]

View from the Dome: SC Senate Gives Unanimous Second Reading to Conformity Bill; House Gives Final Approval on Budget

By |2019-03-15T12:53:44-04:00March 15th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – March 15, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC There were no meetings scheduled in the House this week as they debated and passed the [...]

The Democratization of Analytics & Automation: The Cloud has Changed the Landscape

By |2019-04-08T15:46:37-04:00March 14th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, Technology|

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | SCACPA Member Since 2017 Note: A version of this article appears in the Q1 2019 edition of South Carolina CPA Report magazine. The [...]

Farmers and Fisherman Tax Penalty Relief Announced by SC DOR

By |2019-04-09T14:28:53-04:00March 13th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released Information Letter 19-8, a 2-page advisory opinion regarding waiving federal penalties for underpayments of estimated taxes by certain farmers and fishermen. [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

By |2019-03-01T12:19:22-05:00March 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 [...]