Governmental

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 [...]

A Guide to IRS Operations During the Appropriations Lapse

By |2019-01-16T15:27:26+00:00January 16th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Source: IRS.gov Newsroom Due to the lapse in appropriations, most IRS operations are closed during the shutdown. An IRS-wide furlough began on Dec. 22 that affects many operations. The IRS [...]

Here’s How to Follow SCACPA’s Legislative Updates Throughout the 123rd SC General Assembly

By |2019-01-15T19:21:08+00:00January 15th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations|

As the 123rd South Carolina General Assembly is underway, you can rely on SCACPA for updates and analysis on the issues that affect South Carolina CPAs. The SCACPA Advocacy Team [...]

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 [...]

View from the Dome: Conversations Start on $1B In New Revenue

By |2019-01-18T13:18:02+00:00January 11th, 2019|Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

View from the Dome – Jan. 11, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The first session of the 123rd General Assembly convened at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 8. This [...]

Column: CPAs are Constituents Who Need to Start the Lobbying Dance with Lawmakers

By |2019-01-08T18:27:05+00:00January 8th, 2019|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Tax|

Editor's Note: This column originally appeared in South Carolina CPA Report magazine (2Q, 2018). By Walda Wildman | SCACPA Member Since 1984 One of my memories from my first year [...]

See How Central Chapter’s “Meet & Greet” with Legislators is Blueprint for Grassroots Dialog

By |2019-01-08T18:16:27+00:00January 8th, 2019|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Tax|

The Central Chapter of the South Carolina Association of CPAs is getting ready to host its annual “CPA Meet & Greet” with state legislators in the Vista Room of the [...]

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 [...]

SCACPA Advocacy: Here are Best Practices for How to Talk to Legislators

By |2019-01-03T08:41:17+00:00December 21st, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership|

SCACPA Advocacy: How to Talk to Legislators and Other Key People Best Practices for SCACPA Chapter Leaders and Members Getting to know your local legislators is critical as the [...]

This January, Answer the RAP Index Survey to Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy

By |2019-01-03T08:42:14+00:00December 12th, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

When it comes to advocating with state and federal legislators on laws and policies that affect CPAs, SCACPA works hard for you year after year. Topics such as tax [...]

View From the Dome: House Ways and Means Leadership Shakeup Marks Organizational Session

By |2018-12-19T16:14:56+00:00December 7th, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

View from the Dome – Dec. 7, 2018 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The House of Representatives met in Columbia for an organizational session the week of Dec. 3-7. [...]

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 [...]

Get Ready for 2019 with the SC Department of Revenue

By |2018-11-14T14:48:05+00:00November 14th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

With 2019 fast approaching, here are some end-of-year updates from the South Carolina Department of Revenue: New SCDOR PO boxes and ZIP+4 addresses are now on most SCDOR forms [...]

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 [...]

BOA’s Proposed Regulations Include Education, Licensure Requirements

By |2018-11-07T11:50:33+00:00November 7th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Here are the South Carolina Board of Accountancy’s proposed regulation amendments for the State Code, as published Oct. 26, 2018:   Document No. 4845 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION [...]

Upcoming Firm License Renewals: Be Prepared for Designated Successor Requirement

By |2018-11-01T14:44:02+00:00October 31st, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory|

SCACPA reminds you that your annual firm renewal process cannot be completed without naming a designated successor. The South Carolina Board of Accountancy wrote in its 2nd Quarter 2018 [...]

AICPA Offers Resources for Congressional Responses to Wayfair

By |2018-10-22T17:22:50+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The AICPA State Legislation Team and the AICPA Tax Advocacy Team have put together resources on the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision, especially as congressional efforts to respond to Wayfair have [...]

SC Board of Accountancy Q3 Newsletter Offers Tips for Annual License Renewals

By |2018-10-18T17:51:57+00:00October 18th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Board of Accountancy released its third quarter newsletter, and here are some items of interest: Tips for License Renewals The BOA staff has prepared a wide [...]