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Thinking Through the Issues of the ‘Paycheck Protection Program’: Should CPAs Offer to be a Loan Agent?

By |2020-04-02T16:50:03-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

SCACPA knows that many CPAs are analyzing the rules of the Treasury Department’s Paycheck Protection Program application. While there are many ways you can help your small business clients, let’s [...]

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Treasury Dept. ‘Paycheck Protection Program’: Help Your Small Business Clients, and You Can Act as Loan Agent

By |2020-04-02T14:31:27-04:00April 1st, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The Department of Treasury has released the Paycheck Protection Program application and supplemental information, all available on their website. The AICPA is providing a page on "SBA Paycheck Protection [...]

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COVID-19 Advisory for Employee Benefits: Key Facts on Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) (With Updated FAQ)

By |2020-03-31T22:06:54-04:00March 31st, 2020|Blogs, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory|

UPDATE (March 31): The IRS released a DRAFT form and DRAFT instructions for IRS Form 7200 for employers to use to request advanced payroll tax credits for providing employees [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: How Accounting & Auditing Regulators are Addressing COVID-19

By |2020-03-29T18:11:05-04:00March 29th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

This past week found our regulatory agencies working hard to address COVID-19. OMB expanded its administrative relief to entities impacted operationally by current conditions The AICPA provided guidance on [...]

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View From the Dome: Legislative Session Remains Postponed; Candidate Filing Period Ends on March 30

By |2020-03-27T13:34:35-04:00March 27th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, March 27, 2020 The General Assembly has postponed the legislative session until further notice. South Carolina's public schools will remain closed through the month of [...]

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Here are Some Answers for Your Questions About Mass Filing for Unemployment Benefits

By |2020-03-25T16:39:17-04:00March 25th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Technology|

SCACPA understands that many members have questions and concerns regarding the mass filing for unemployment benefits via the online portals of the SC Department of Employment and Workforce. While we [...]

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Gov. McMaster Directs DOR to Conform South Carolina’s Income Tax Deadline to July 15

By |2020-03-23T14:30:13-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

SCACPA wishes to thank Gov. Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Revenue for their outstanding leadership as we navigate a crisis that none of us have experienced before. [...]

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View From The Dome: A Look Inside the $45M COVID-19 Relief Package for DHEC; Return of Legislators is on Hold (March 20)

By |2020-03-23T11:18:01-04:00March 20th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, March 20, 2020 The House and Senate returned to Columbia briefly this past week to approve emergency funding in response to the Coronavirus. The [...]

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SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins Requests Gov. McMaster to Include Accounting Services as an Essential Service

By |2020-03-20T15:05:55-04:00March 20th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Note: The following is a letter from SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins to South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster with a request to define accounting services as an essential service in the [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: OMB M-20-11/UG Administrative Relief when Directly Impacted by COVID-19

By |2020-03-19T11:17:48-04:00March 19th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

The U.S. Office of Management and Budget has issued administrative relief for those who receive federal financial assistance that is DIRECTLY RELATED to COVID-19. The Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC) [...]

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View From the Dome: Senate Bills Make Progress for Conformity, Business Personal Property and Business License Tax Reform (March 13)

By |2020-03-13T12:54:56-04:00March 13th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, March 13, 2020 We are now at the halfway point in the legislative session with nine weeks completed and nine weeks remaining. The House of [...]

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AICPA Calls for Tax Relief for Individuals, Businesses Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2020-03-11T17:03:22-04:00March 11th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) called for the Treasury Department and the IRS to provide relief to all taxpayers on Wednesday in light of the uncertainty and challenges caused [...]

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Conformity Bills Have Been Introduced in House and Senate: Follow SCACPA Advocacy for Updates

By |2020-03-13T12:33:09-04:00March 11th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

Bills in the House and Senate have been introduced to start the process of South Carolina’s annual tax Conformity legislation. H.5365 (Rep. G. Murrell Smith Jr.), relating to the application [...]

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Explore the Possibilities: Register for Spring Splash in Spartanburg in May!

By |2020-03-11T11:05:46-04:00March 10th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

WHEN: Thursday and Friday, May 14-15 WHERE: Spartanburg Marriott, 299 North Church Street, Spartanburg 29306 REGISTER: www.scacpa.org/spring-splash or call 803.791.4181 Enjoy a change of scenery at the end of [...]

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View From The Dome: Education Reform Bill Moves from Senate to House; DHEC Tells of Coronavirus Resources (March 6)

By |2020-03-10T16:35:45-04:00March 6th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, March 6, 2020 Once again, the future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper was front and center as both the House and Senate committees continued [...]

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View From the Dome: House Members Have Upcoming Week to Study Budget Before Floor Debate (Feb. 28)

By |2020-03-06T13:12:48-05:00February 28th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 The future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper was front and center this week as both the House and Senate held hearings [...]

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Senate to Consider SC Business License Tax Standardization Act

By |2020-02-28T12:37:56-05:00February 27th, 2020|Advocate, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax, Technology|

The House of Representatives gave third and final reading approval to H.4431 (Reps. Jordan, Fry, Rose, Atkinson and others), the "South Carolina Business License Tax Standardization Act” on Thursday, [...]

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Central Chapter’s Meet & Greet with Legislators is Grassroots Dialog on May 27

By |2020-02-25T15:29:38-05:00February 25th, 2020|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

The Central Chapter of the South Carolina Association of CPAs will host its annual “CPA Meet & Greet” with state legislators in the Vista Room of the Blue Marlin [...]

View From the Dome: House Floor Debate is Up Next for Budget After Ways and Means Committee Plan Adopted (Feb. 21)

By |2020-02-21T13:22:20-05:00February 21st, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 The potential sale of state-owned utility Santee Cooper has taken center stage at the State House, with hearings occurring through the week [...]

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Attention, Enrolled Agents: SCACPA is Now an IRS-Approved Tax Education Provider

By |2020-02-18T13:06:51-05:00February 18th, 2020|Blogs, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is excited to announce it is now an IRS-approved provider for our Tax continuing education courses. For Enrolled Agents and non-CPAs in and [...]

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