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Public Draft is Open for Comments Until June 19 for August’s Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

By |2019-06-11T12:33:19-04:00June 11th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup, Tax|

As South Carolina consumers and retailers prepare for August’s annual Sales Tax Holiday, the state Department of Revenue has submitted a Public Draft for comment that features a list of eligible items and [...]

View from the Dome: A Full Recap of the 2019 Legislative Session, With Tax Reform Proposals on the Way

By |2019-06-07T14:02:02-04:00June 7th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup, Public Relations, Regulatory|

View from the Dome – June 7, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC  The first session of the 123rd General Assembly adjourned Sine Die on May 10, but the General Assembly returned [...]

Join Melisa Galasso for A&A Broadcast Course on ‘The New AICPA Auditor’s Report,’ a Must-See for Auditors

By |2019-06-20T09:27:29-04:00June 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

Course Title: “The New AICPA Auditor’s Report” Date of Broadcast: July 25, 2 p.m.; Date Recorded: May 12, 2019     Expected Credit Hours: 1 CPE. SCACPA members can apply one hour from their 2019-20 CPE Bank [...]

A Letter from Exceptional SC’s Executive Director About a Big State Tax Write-Off for Your Business in 2019

By |2019-06-05T14:29:48-04:00June 5th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The following is a “Letter to Business Owners” written by Chad Connelly, the Executive Director of Exceptional SC, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting exceptional needs students and families in South Carolina created by the passage [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: Subscription-Based Information Technology Arrangements

By |2019-06-05T10:41:56-04:00June 5th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Regulatory|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVugiIBId64 This blog addresses a new exposure draft issued by GASB relating to accounting and financial reporting for subscription-based information technology arrangements (SBITAs). Cloud computing arrangements and other hosting type [...]

SCACPA Communications Earns 4 ‘Best in the Business’ Awards from SC Society of Association Executives

By |2019-06-04T12:42:12-04:00June 4th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs earned four “Best in the Business” awards for its communications efforts from the SC Society of Association Executives during a luncheon at their annual conference at the [...]

Get to Know SCACPA’s 2019-2020 Board of Directors: Zoe Davis, CPA, CFE

By |2019-06-04T14:51:58-04:00June 4th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Get to know SCACPA’s 2019-2020 Board of Directors Chair Zoe Davis, CPA, as she shares what led her to accounting, why leadership is important to her and what she hopes to [...]

A Conversation with SCACPA’s A&A Learning Partner Melisa Galasso

By |2019-06-14T14:20:28-04:00June 4th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

“You tell me the ‘fair value’ of the Mona Lisa.”  This was an aside made by Melisa Galasso of Galasso Learning Solutions midway through an installment of her new Accounting and Auditing video blog series in partnership with SCACPA on the [...]

Volunteering: What’s in it for Me?

By |2019-06-04T14:50:56-04:00June 4th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls|

Volunteering.   Hearing that word in connection with a personal cause they hold near and dear can bring people out of the woodwork.   Hearing it at other times can cause people to [...]

View from the Dome: McMaster Vetoes State Budget Items Totaling $40.7M

By |2019-05-31T13:48:35-04:00May 31st, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – May 31, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC Although the General Assembly has adjourned for the year (see the May 24 edition of View from the [...]

Melisa Galasso A&A Blog: Simplifying the Accounting for Income Taxes

By |2019-05-29T15:16:02-04:00May 29th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

Proposed Accounting Standards Update – Income Taxes (740): Simplifying the Accounting for Income Taxes  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_c1nWiM4iuM&list=PLBdVSCKuftJi5iumCKAwHFi0HDcpOBDmj&index=3 As part of its Simplification Initiative, FASB has issued an Exposure Draft proposing changes to ASC [...]

SCACPA Members: Your Input Matters on Career Roadblocks

By |2019-05-29T10:48:36-04:00May 29th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

We are asking that CPAs please take a moment to complete this anonymous and confidential academic research survey that advances the understanding about the career roadblocks that accounting professionals [...]

Student Profile: Alanna Hill

By |2019-05-29T08:50:30-04:00May 29th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Name: Alanna Hill Hometown: Wilmington, DE School: Coastal Carolina University Major: Accounting Projected Graduation Date: Fall 2019  SCACPA caught up with Coastal Carolina SCACPA student member Alanna Hill to see what inspired her to [...]

Past SCACPA President Ross Delivers Keynote Address at BOA’s CPA Oath Ceremony

By |2019-05-29T12:52:28-04:00May 29th, 2019|Blogs, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs would like to congratulate its eight members who took part in the South Carolina Board of Accountancy’s CPA Oath Ceremony on the evening of May 23, 2019: Abbie Bernard, CPA; Kiamesha [...]

View from the Dome: General Assembly’s Extra Days Resolve Differences on State Budget, Carolina Panthers HQ Tax Incentives

By |2019-05-24T16:16:01-04:00May 24th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – May 24, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The General Assembly returned to Columbia this past Monday and Tuesday to complete unfinished business, including passage of [...]

SCACPA Really Made a Splash in Charleston!

By |2019-05-22T13:26:15-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

More than 230 CPAs gathered in Charleston last week for SCACPA’s largest-ever spring conference.  Participants at this Spring Splash 2019 were able to network with peers from across the state and beyond; see [...]

SCACPA Delegation Visits Lawmakers in DC to Discuss Disaster Relief and Other CPA Advocacy Issues

By |2019-05-22T09:05:50-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

SCACPA representatives visited South Carolina lawmakers in Washington, D.C., on Monday and Tuesday to discuss the accounting profession’s advocacy agenda.   Incoming SCACPA Board Chair Zoe Davis, CPA, outgoing Board Chair Dr. Clarence Coleman, CPA, and [...]

Missed Spring Splash? Get Ready for Fall Fest!

By |2019-07-10T14:49:42-04:00May 21st, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

If you didn’t get the opportunity to attend Spring Splash in Charleston this year, chances are you have seen some of the fun you missed out on at the [...]

View from the Dome: Legislation on Board of Accountancy Takes Effect Immediately

By |2019-05-17T14:14:39-04:00May 17th, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – May 17, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC Although the General Assembly adjourned Sine Die on May 9, a Joint Resolution to allow work to continue past the [...]

Governor Signs Bill that Amends BOA Laws for Reciprocity, Open Hearings

By |2019-05-17T12:03:35-04:00May 17th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

Final approval for a bill that amends some key operating procedures for the South Carolina Board of Accountancy was given by the Senate on Thursday, May 9, the final day of the 2019 legislative [...]