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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update Podcast for Aug. 3, 2020: Capital Loss vs. Ordinary Loss

By |2020-08-05T16:35:32-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Business & Industry, COVID-19, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

Welcome to the Federal Tax Update Podcast, hosted by Lynn Nichols. This is presented as a member benefit by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. The commentary is brief, [...]

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View From the Dome: Board of Economic Advisors Anticipates SC’s 2019-20 Surplus as $220M

By |2020-08-03T13:50:39-04:00July 31st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, July 31, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster issued a new Executive Order on Thursday allowing all remaining businesses that closed as the coronavirus began spreading across [...]

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SCACPA Happenings: Week of July 27-July 31

By |2020-07-30T01:49:32-04:00July 29th, 2020|Blogs, Featured, SCACPA Happenings|

THIS WEEK: Did you renew your All-Inclusive Membership for 2020-21? This is your last chance to avoid the $25 late fee that takes effect on August 1. Visit www.scacpa.org/dues [...]

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What Does SCACPA Membership Mean to You? These Survey Respondents Tell That Story

By |2020-09-21T21:29:27-04:00July 29th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

As SCACPA enters its third year of All-Inclusive Membership, we wanted to hear what South Carolina CPAs had to say about the experience. We’ve compiled the results of our [...]

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NASBA Board Unanimously Approves CPA Evolution Framework

By |2020-07-28T15:15:51-04:00July 28th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology, Why CPA|

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy Board of Directors has announced its unanimous vote of support for the advancement of the CPA Evolution initiative that designs and [...]

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SCACPA Announces the 43 Student Members Who Earned $64,500 in EdFund Scholarships for 2020

By |2020-09-21T21:48:36-04:00July 27th, 2020|Blogs, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Why CPA|

Peyton Elmore of the University of South Carolina The South Carolina Association of CPAs Educational Fund Trustees are proud to announce it has awarded $64,500 to 43 [...]

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Surgent’s On-Demand Self-Study Offers SCACPA Members the Specific CPE You Need With More than 230 Courses

By |2020-07-24T12:35:34-04:00July 24th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

SCACPA is excited to continue partnering with Surgent CPE for on-demand self-study in the 2020-21 membership year. Association members can depend on this incredible opportunity to get specialized knowledge [...]

Galasso Learning Solutions: Proposed ASU – Insurance Effective Date

By |2020-07-23T19:06:52-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

FASB has issued an exposure draft that would delay the effective date of ASU 2018-12, which provides updated guidance on financial reporting for long duration insurance contracts. The effective date [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: SAS 142

By |2020-07-23T18:58:21-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

Issued in July 2020, SAS 142 explains what constitutes audit evidence and sets out attributes of information when evaluating information. What questions do you have? Send your questions to melisa@galassolearningsolutions.com [...]

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SCACPA Legislative Update: Congress Requires Recommendations from CPAs for Next Phase of COVID-19 Relief Legislation

By |2020-07-21T16:32:45-04:00July 21st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax, Technology|

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have returned to Washington, DC, for the first time since June. Leadership from both chambers are in deep discussion about a path forward [...]

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SCACPA and Paychex are Partnering to Provide Helpful Resources

By |2020-07-21T14:32:31-04:00July 21st, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, COVID-19, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology|

A message from SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins: With so much change impacting business, there is no better time for SCACPA and Paychex to be working with one another. SCACPA [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: GASB Preliminary Views – Revenue and Expense Recognition

By |2020-07-17T15:16:09-04:00July 17th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, COVID-19, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

GASB has issued a preliminary views document, which is their second phase in updating revenue and expense guidance. Building on the ITC issued in 2018, the PV continues to develop [...]

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Should My Firm File Protective Claims in Advance of the Supreme Court Decision on ACA?

By |2020-07-14T14:37:12-04:00July 14th, 2020|Advocate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

This Q&A from SCACPA and the AICPA can help your firm’s decision-making. In March of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case that challenges [...]

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BPS CPA Kaczor to Address National Conference with Strategies to Combat COVID-19 Spike in Business Fraud

By |2020-07-13T14:16:17-04:00July 14th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology|

Fraudsters have been taking advantage of the new work and life routines of the pandemic and causing mayhem, according to Jessica Kaczor, CPA, CFE, of Bauknight, Pietras & Stormer, [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: Recognition of Elements of Financial Statements

By |2020-07-13T11:36:07-04:00July 13th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

GASB has proposed major changes to the concept statements for recognition. The proposal further develops the concept of the short-term financial resources measurement focus. It makes changes to these concepts [...]

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View From the Dome: accelerateED Task Force Offers its Guidance for 2020-21 School Year

By |2020-07-10T16:46:48-04:00July 10th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, July 10, 2020 Two legislative committees met this week to receive briefings on re-opening public schools in the fall and the effects of COVID-19 on [...]

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SCDOR Releases 2020 Tax Legislative Update

By |2020-07-09T20:37:21-04:00July 9th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

The SCDOR’s Information Letter 20-19 is a six-page summary of significant changes in South Carolina’s tax and regulatory laws enacted as of May 2020. It was released Thursday, July [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: Second Quarter 2020 In Review

By |2020-07-07T12:56:10-04:00July 7th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, COVID-19, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

Let’s review the standards issued and proposed by GASB, FASB and the AICPA during 2020’s second quarter. While it was a slower quarter, GASB finalized quite a few final standards. [...]

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DOR Extends Tax Relief Until Oct. 15 for Persons, Businesses Affected by April’s Severe Weather

By |2020-06-29T22:16:52-04:00June 29th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Regulatory, Tax|

The SCDOR and IRS are offering tax relief for victims of the April 2020 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that impacted nine South Carolina counties, it was announced Friday, June [...]

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All Through June, SCACPA Has More Than 65 Hours of Livestream CPE for B&I, Government, Nonprofit, Ethics and More

By |2020-06-26T12:21:20-04:00June 27th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Note: For your convenience, you can download a PDF with SCACPA's entire month of June CPE itinerary, complete with course information and links to register for the courses here. [...]

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