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View from the Dome: House’s Tax Conformity Bill Reaches Senate Finance Committee

By |2019-03-08T13:19:53-04:00March 8th, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – March 8, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax Subcommittee approved the annual tax conformity legislation. The South Carolina [...]

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 — [...]

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

By |2019-03-01T12:19:22-04:00March 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 [...]

UPDATE: House Conformity Bill Receives Unanimous Second Reading in House

By |2019-04-09T14:32:53-04:00February 27th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

A Tax Conformity Bill sponsored by House Speaker Jay Lucas (R-Darlington), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman G. Murrell Smith Jr. (R-Sumter) and Leon Stavrinakis (D-Charleston) was introduced on Thursday, [...]

SCACPA Gives You Real-Time Access to Experts for Audit and Tax

By |2019-04-09T14:33:08-04:00February 27th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax, Technology|

The ever-changing landscape of tax and audit means it helps to rely on guidance from trusted voices. The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to offer as a [...]

These SCACPA #TechTuesday Tips Crack the Code on Hard Drive and USB Encryption

By |2019-04-09T14:33:24-04:00February 26th, 2019|Business & Industry, Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

Few of us want to think about our laptop being lost or stolen. But it’s critical to take preventive encryption steps to both safeguard your data – and make sure [...]

Occupational Licensure Reform: A Battle Worth Having

By |2019-04-09T14:33:58-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Advocate, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Grow, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

Your association recognizes that the continued push for Occupational Reform is a significant risk to the profession. The topic of reform is trending for proponents who question how much [...]

View from the Dome: House Ways and Means Committee Prioritizes Education, Workforce Development in its 2019-20 State Budget

By |2019-02-22T13:02:58-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – Feb. 22, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC Six weeks have been completed and 12 weeks remain in the first year of the two-year legislative [...]

Reject Your Outlook Junk Mail with this Block Party from SCACPA’s #TechTuesday

By |2019-04-09T14:34:32-04:00February 19th, 2019|Business & Industry, Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

Kudos if you’ve used SCACPA’s #TechTuesday to set up your Outlook email display to make your workflow more manageable and better protected from phishing attempts. But that won’t stop [...]

The South Carolina Research Authority and the Industry Partnership Fund – An Innovative Way to Pay

By |2019-02-14T16:25:50-04:00February 14th, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Public Relations, Tax, Technology|

By John E. Sircy, CPA, CMA, CFM, CSCA | SCACPA Member Since 2012 The Industry Partnership Fund represents an excellent option for your clients to support South Carolina’s innovation [...]

Don’t Leave Your Firm’s Culture to Chance: INSIDE Public Accounting Launches New Assessment Survey to Benchmark Behaviors and Attitudes

By |2019-04-09T14:35:42-04:00February 12th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

INSIDE Public Accounting, the accounting profession’s benchmarking specialist, is offering a new tool to help partners better understand your firm’s culture – and how to improve it. IPA’s first [...]

When You’ve Got Mail: Set Your Outlook Emails into Tasks with SCACPA’s #TechTuesday

By |2019-04-09T14:43:27-04:00February 12th, 2019|Business & Industry, Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

Want to have a more functional Outlook Email Inbox? Tech guru and SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins has you covered in this week’s SCACPA #TechTuesday instruction. In just a few [...]

Busy Season Busy Signals: Day After Presidents Day is IRS’s Busiest Phone Call Day

By |2019-04-09T14:50:55-04:00February 11th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The IRS receives more phone calls on the day after Presidents Day than on any other day of the year. “Given the high call volumes at this time of the [...]

View from the Dome: ‘Road Map for Tax Reform’ Under Consideration; Santee Cooper Study Committee Sorts Out Purchase Bids

By |2019-02-08T13:44:39-04:00February 8th, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – Feb. 8, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC Major education reform legislation continued debated in two separate subcommittees in the House and Senate. The [...]

IRS: Don’t Fall Victim to ‘Ghost’ Tax Return Preparer

By |2019-02-07T16:46:43-04:00February 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The IRS is warning taxpayers to avoid unethical tax return preparers, known as ‘ghost preparers.’ By law, anyone who is paid to prepare or assist in preparing federal tax returns [...]

House Tax Policy Review Committee Presented with Tax Foundation’s ‘Road Map’ for SC Tax Reform

By |2019-02-07T15:03:48-04:00February 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The SC House Tax Policy Review Committee heard a presentation from Jared Walczak of the Tax Foundation on Thursday, Feb. 7, titled, “South Carolina: A Road Map for Tax [...]

View from the Dome: Senate to Consider Bill to Exempt Military Retirement Income from State Income Taxes

By |2019-02-01T16:22:35-04:00February 1st, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Uncategorized|

View from the Dome – Feb. 1, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The fourth week of the legislative session saw both chambers settling in to what will be [...]

Watch: A Guide to TCJA ‘Kiddie Tax Changes’ from SCACPA’s Lynn Nichols

By |2019-04-09T14:51:36-04:00January 31st, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

You can count on the South Carolina Association of CPAs to provide when-you-need-it guidance on significant developments in tax law. In today’s installment, Lynn Nichols, CPA, explains how the [...]

Watch: SCACPA’s Lynn Nichols Explains Latest 199A Instructions for Rental Income and Determining W-2 Wages

By |2019-04-09T14:51:59-04:00January 30th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to use the power of its outreach to provide members with when-you-need-it guidance on significant developments in tax law. With our [...]