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View from the Dome: House’s Tax Review Members Agree Property Tax Revisions Must Help Ed Funding

By |2019-01-18T12:23:56+00:00January 18th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – Jan. 18, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC After the pomp and circumstance of the inaugural activities, the General Assembly got to work with [...]

Legislation We’re Watching as the 123rd SC General Assembly Begins

By |2019-01-14T15:22:04+00:00January 14th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

Now that the first regular session of the 123rd South Carolina General Assembly has convened, the SCACPA Advocacy Team wants all members to be aware of four key bills [...]

Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy Now with Our New Networking Survey

By |2019-01-09T17:30:05+00:00January 8th, 2019|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

Your voice is influential. In your roles in your community as an employee, voter and volunteer, CPAs are seen as trusted advisors. As part of SCACPA's mission to be [...]

IRS Confirms: Tax Filing Season Begins Monday, Jan. 28, IRS Will Pay Refunds

By |2019-01-07T19:35:01+00:00January 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Despite the shutdown of the Federal government, the IRS confirmed on Monday that it will process tax returns beginning Monday, Jan. 28 and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled. “We [...]

View from the Dome: 2019 Legislative Preview

By |2019-01-04T13:44:29+00:00January 4th, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax, Uncategorized|

View from the Dome - Jan. 4, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The first session of the 123rd General Assembly will convene on Tuesday, Jan. 8. This will [...]

Senate Tax Review Subcommittee is Introduced to Options in ‘A Road Map for Tax Reform’

By |2018-12-04T19:42:32+00:00December 4th, 2018|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

A Senate subcommittee tasked to review and reform the South Carolina tax code learned that sales taxes are eroding with a shift from goods to services, and South Carolina [...]

With Rebroadcast of ‘A Culture of Regulatory Ethics,’ SCACPA Members Can Get 6 Hours of Ethics in December

By |2018-12-19T18:48:04+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Membership, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

There are still opportunities for CPAs to earn their 6 hours of ethics requirements in December. Remember, this is the final year in the 3-year reporting period. Thursday, Dec. [...]

McGregor and Company is Named SCACPA Community Connected Engagement Award Recipient

By |2018-11-29T11:31:02+00:00November 28th, 2018|Featured, Membership, Public Relations|

Congratulations to McGregor & Company for being the recipient of SCACPA’s inaugural Community Connected Engagement Award for their work in assisting food banks near four of its offices throughout [...]

SCACPA is Proud to Announce H. McRoy Skipper Scholarship for 2019

By |2018-11-20T12:16:19+00:00November 20th, 2018|Featured, Membership, Partners, Public Relations|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to announce it has met its $10,000 minimum threshold goal of establishing a named scholarship for Past President H. McRoy Skipper Jr., [...]

SCACPA is Listening, Acting as CPAs Struggle to Keep Up With Education and Successor Notifications

By |2018-11-07T14:50:39+00:00November 7th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is letting our members know that we are directing our resources toward navigating solutions regarding statewide notifications that affect South Carolina CPAs. The [...]

Work Begins for Senate Finance Taxation System Review and Reform Subcommittee

By |2018-10-17T12:59:10+00:00October 17th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The Senate Finance Taxation System Review and Reform Subcommittee held its first meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The subcommittee will be co-chaired by Sen. Sean Bennett (R-Dorchester) and Sen. Vincent [...]

Gov. McMaster Signs Tax Conformity Bill H.5341

By |2018-10-04T00:26:33+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

Gov. Henry McMaster has signed Tax Conformity bill H.5341 on Wednesday evening. It will be formally delivered to the Secretary of State on Thursday morning. "It took bipartisan leadership [...]

H. McRoy Skipper Scholarship Fund is SCACPA’s Month of Service Focus

By |2018-10-03T14:32:45+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Featured, Membership|

A scholarship fund in memory of former SCACPA President H. McRoy Skipper, CPA, is being launched in conjunction with October’s 2018 Month of Service. “I can’t think of a better [...]

How to Get the Most out of SCACPA’s CPE Benefit of Surgent On-Demand Self-Study

By |2018-10-02T20:48:21+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Membership, Partners, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

You might have seen that SCACPA has teamed with Surgent CPE to offer 240 courses of self-study, on-demand education as a member benefit. It’s an incredible opportunity to get specialized [...]

Darlington, Florence County Residents Eligible for FEMA Individual Assistance

By |2018-10-02T14:52:35+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Florence and Darlington counties were declared eligible to apply for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program on Tuesday, Oct. 2, bringing the total number of SC counties under that declaration to eight. [...]

Senate Finance Committee Advances Conformity Bill for Second Reading; Tax Reform Subcommittee Announced

By |2018-09-26T17:48:25+00:00September 26th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved Tax Conformity bill H.5341 on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Last week, a special Senate Finance Subcommittee on Conformity approved a measure that addressed the Tax [...]

IRS is Granting Tax Deadline Extensions for SC Counties

By |2018-09-26T13:29:09+00:00September 25th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

South Carolina residents in Chesterfield County join those in Dillon, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties as eligible to apply for aid through FEMA’s Individual Assistance Program, the governor’s office [...]

In Letter to S.C. Congressional Delegation, Gov. McMaster Requests Help for Federal Support, Individual Assistance for Florence Recovery

By |2018-09-20T16:11:16+00:00September 20th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Gov. Henry McMaster sent a letter to South Carolina’s congressional delegation on Thursday, requesting their continued support for his request for Federal disaster assistance for an expected $1.2 billion in [...]

SC DOR to Offer Case-By-Case Tax Relief for Hurricane Florence

By |2018-09-19T10:20:04+00:00September 19th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue announced on Tuesday that it will work on a case-by-case basis to waive any penalties assessed for taxpayers who cannot meet state filing [...]