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IRS to Resume Sending 500 Series Balance Due Notices

By |2020-10-28T12:53:11-04:00October 28th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, COVID-19, Governmental, Tax|

The IRS will resume issuing the 500 series balance due notices to taxpayers by the end of October. These notices, which include three types of alerts about various stages of [...]

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With South Carolina Businesses in Their Time of Need, Here is an Opportunity for CPAs to Volunteer

By |2020-10-29T18:05:24-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Connect, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

A just-in-time way for you to contribute your time and expertise for October Month of Service After seeing so many months of hardship around us, SCACPA is excited about [...]

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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Oct. 19, 2020): Estate Litigators Look to Cement Support for ‘Tax Affecting’

By |2020-10-23T18:12:46-04:00October 20th, 2020|Blogs, Educate, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, 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. It is produced to [...]

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View From the Dome: Board of Economic Advisors Finds SC Economy is Rebounding Faster than Expected

By |2020-10-29T17:57:21-04:00October 16th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 With no plans for the General Assembly to return to Columbia, this will be the final weekly report until after November’s [...]

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Small Businesses, Nonprofits Have Two-Week Window to Apply for SC CARES Pandemic Relief Grant Programs, With Awards up to $25,000

By |2020-10-29T18:11:13-04:00October 15th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Applications are due by Sunday, Nov. 1 The SC Department of Administration announced a $40 million grant program for small businesses for revenue loss due to COVID-19. The window [...]

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An IRS Compliance Alert from SCACPA Partner McGriff Insurance Concerning the Affordable Care Act

By |2020-10-13T17:08:04-04:00October 13th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax|

McGriff Insurance Special Alert: Watch for IRS Notices 972CG Note: The following is based on an IRS compliance alert from SCACPA partner McGriff Insurance concerning the Affordable Care Act: [...]

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View From the Dome: $10M in CARES Money Remains to be Committed to Expand Broadband

By |2020-10-26T16:46:49-04:00October 9th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 Several court decisions impact the November elections and federal CARES Act funds. The Joint Bond Review Committee (JBRC) received an update [...]

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Businesses Have New Option with SCDOR’s Consolidated Sales Tax Return

By |2020-10-16T18:11:57-04:00October 6th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue announced a new Sales Tax filing option for businesses with multiple locations – the Consolidated Sales Tax Return. The Consolidated Sales Tax Return [...]

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SCACPA Advocacy Scores Conformity Among Three Important Wins at State House

By |2020-09-30T15:06:28-04:00September 30th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

When the Senate passed bill S.545 during special session on Tuesday, Sept. 22, it represented three wins for the SCACPA Advocacy Team over this incredibly difficult year. The bill [...]

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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Sept. 28, 2020): A ‘Teaching Case’ for Innocent Spouse Relief

By |2020-10-07T17:48:03-04:00September 28th, 2020|Blogs, COVID-19, Educate, Governmental, Membership, 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. It is produced to [...]

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View From the Dome: General Assembly Adopts Tax Conformity Legislation, Awaits Governor’s Signature

By |2020-10-07T17:49:35-04:00September 25th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 The General Assembly completed a special two-week legislative session and does not have plans to return until January. In addition to [...]

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Online Tools & Resources Await: Starting with SCACPA Connect

By |2020-09-21T19:03:35-04:00September 21st, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

As a CPA, you know a lot. But, in today’s changing environment, there are a lot of subjects where you probably have a fair share of questions. That’s why [...]

View From the Dome: Conference Committee Named to Resolve Remaining CARES Act Funding for Local Governments, Colleges, Nonprofits

By |2020-10-07T18:09:28-04:00September 18th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 The General Assembly returned to Columbia to begin a special two-week legislative session. The Senate passed its version of the FY20-21 [...]

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SCACPA Commends BOA for Addressing Modification of Livestream CPE Rules and Hardship Requests

By |2020-10-29T17:36:52-04:00September 14th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

UPDATE: The South Carolina Board of Accountancy has released its announcement on this development. It is re-printed at the bottom of this post. The BOA's announcement includes a reminder [...]

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View From the Dome: Senate Finance Committee Passes Version of FY20-21 Budget, OKs $420M from CARES Act for Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund

By |2020-10-07T18:15:12-04:00September 11th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 The Senate Finance Committee passed its version of the FY20-21 state budget and authorization for the remaining CARES Act funds. The [...]

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View From the Dome: Latest BEA Projection is $775M in One-Time Surplus Revenue

By |2020-10-07T18:21:56-04:00September 4th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 The Senate returned to session Wednesday to address voting laws and began committee hearings on the state budget. The Attorney General [...]

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SCACPA Joins AICPA, COST in Urging Congressional Support for State Tax Filing Relief for Remote Workers

By |2020-08-31T19:01:17-04:00August 31st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

SCACPA has joined more than 120 employers and organizations across the nation in signing a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to support state tax filing and withholding relief [...]

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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Aug. 31, 2020): Owner-Employee PPP Loan Forgiveness

By |2020-10-07T18:22:18-04:00August 31st, 2020|Blogs, COVID-19, Educate, Governmental, 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. It is produced to [...]

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View From the Dome: Comptroller’s Office Announces $350M Surplus for FY 2019-20

By |2020-10-07T18:23:04-04:00August 28th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster announced that the state of South Carolina submitted its grant application for FEMA's Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program. [...]

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DOR Announces Extended Tax Relief for Nexus and Income Tax Withholding Requirements Through Dec. 31, 2020

By |2020-08-26T17:37:51-04:00August 26th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue on Thursday, Aug. 26, released SC Information Letter #20-24, which extends until Dec. 31, 2020, temporary tax relief to employers with workers temporarily [...]

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