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View From the Dome: House Members Have Upcoming Week to Study Budget Before Floor Debate

By |2020-02-28T12:42:06-05:00February 28th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 The future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper was front and center this week as both the House and Senate held hearings Monday [...]

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Senate to Consider SC Business License Tax Standardization Act

By |2020-02-28T12:37:56-05:00February 27th, 2020|Advocate, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax, Technology|

The House of Representatives gave third and final reading approval to H.4431 (Reps. Jordan, Fry, Rose, Atkinson and others), the "South Carolina Business License Tax Standardization Act” on Thursday, [...]

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Here’s Why More Businesses and Manufacturers are Considering the R&D Tax Credit this Filing Season

By |2020-02-18T13:26:37-05:00February 18th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

By Michael Krajcer, CPA, J.D. | michael@taxcreditsgroup.com | SCACPA Contributor We’ve all seen by now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was a monumental tax reform act. [...]

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How to Leverage Point of Sales Data for Greater Insights

By |2020-02-14T15:40:18-05:00February 14th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Technology|

Learn how to use automation to move your advisory services up the value chain By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | SCACPA Member Since 2017 CPAs are fighting automation and [...]

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View From The Dome: Board of Economic Advisors Announces Largest Budget Surplus in SC History (Feb. 14)

By |2020-02-14T13:09:24-05:00February 14th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 The long-awaited recommendation on the future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper has been released. The Senate went late into the night [...]

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Instructors Needed for Small Business Tax Workshops on IRS Topics in Charleston Area

By |2020-02-07T17:14:57-05:00February 7th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

The IRS is seeking volunteers to teach taxpayer rights and responsibilities to Charleston-area small business owners at local Small Business Tax Workshops sponsored by the South Carolina Small Business Development [...]

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View From The Dome: Senate Finance Committee Approves Business Personal Property Bill for DOR Filing (Feb. 7)

By |2020-02-07T13:19:50-05:00February 7th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 The General Assembly held a Joint Session on Wednesday to elect judges and several college trustees. The Senate is in the fourth [...]

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The Industry Partnership Fund – Fueling South Carolina’s Innovation Economy

By |2020-02-04T15:03:53-05:00February 4th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax, Technology|

The state’s innovation economy was helped by the South Carolina Research Authority’s impact of nearly $695 million in 2019. Learn how businesses and individuals can make a contribution in [...]

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View From The Dome: House Subcommittee Hears Budget Request from SC Chief Justice to Improve Case Management System (Jan. 31, 2020)

By |2020-01-31T13:51:14-05:00January 31st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 IN THIS EDITION: The Senate continued floor debate on the education reform bill. The House of Representatives spent most of its time [...]

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Here are Helpful Websites to Accompany SCACPA’s Annual Tax Guide for Legislators

By |2020-01-30T15:52:30-05:00January 28th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to produce its annual “Tax Guide for Legislators,” which assists our representatives with their unique income tax implications of being a [...]

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SCDOR: Direct Deposit Now Available for Corporate Tax Refunds

By |2020-01-28T10:31:21-05:00January 28th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Tax, Technology|

Direct deposit is now available for South Carolina Corporate Tax returns that are filed online. When you file the SC1120C or SC1120S online, you now have the option to choose [...]

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View from the Dome: McMaster’s State of the State Emphasizes Tax Cuts, Rebates, Teacher Raises; Business License Tax Talks Continue (Jan. 24, 2020)

By |2020-01-24T12:53:54-05:00January 24th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 IN THIS EDITION: The Senate continued debate on the education reform bill, and the House of Representatives spent most of its time [...]

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Did You Renew Your Richland County Business License by Dec. 31? Go Online and Save $10 by March 15 to Avoid Penalties

By |2020-01-13T18:01:40-05:00January 13th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

A message from Richland County Business Service Center Division Manager Pam Davis: Richland County business licenses expired on Dec. 31. Richland County would like to provide a courtesy reminder to [...]

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Transitions: Taking the Regulatory Pain Out of Moving Across State Lines

By |2020-01-13T14:17:27-05:00January 13th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

South Carolina stands out with its particular rules for journeying CPAs; and don’t forget your obligations in your former home By David R. Peters, CPA | SCACPA Member Since [...]

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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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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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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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