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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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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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K2 Enterprises: Are You Maximizing Your ROI on Office 365?

By |2019-10-17T19:21:24-04:00October 17th, 2019|Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

By Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA, CGMA, CITP, K2 Enterprises According to some studies, almost 60% of businesses are using Microsoft’s Office 365 services and products. According to Microsoft, there [...]

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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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Are You Registered for Our Biggest and Best Fall Fest Yet?

By |2019-11-05T16:51:16-05:00October 15th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Public Relations, Tax|

Last year’s inaugural Fall Fest was the biggest event in SCACPA history, and we’re ready for this year’s event at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center to be even bigger. [...]

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Greenville/Spartanburg Chapters of the Institute of Management Accountants Bring You Their Fall CPE Event (And It’s Free for Students)

By |2019-10-15T11:28:57-04:00October 15th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Membership, Public Relations|

The Greenville and Spartanburg Chapters of the Institute of Management Accountants invite you to their Fall CPE Event on Friday, Nov. 15, from 8 a.m.-noon at the BMW Zentrum [...]

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