Legislative/Advocacy

AICPA Statement: Further Relief and Deadline Certainty Needed This Tax Season from IRS

By |2021-02-24T17:02:07-05:00February 24th, 2021|Advocate, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Partners, Tax|

Note: SCACPA wants all our members to know we understand the importance of certainty for taxpayers and tax practitioners regarding due dates. We are sharing with you the following AICPA [...]

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View From the Dome (Feb. 19, 2021): Senate Sets Priority on COVID-19 Liability Safe Harbor Act as its Debate Continues

By |2021-02-25T02:15:30-05:00February 19th, 2021|Advocate, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 After heated debate and a Democratic walkout, the House adopted the Fetal Heartbeat bill this week, which was signed into law [...]

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SCACPA Task Force Continues its Work to Strengthen Statutes

By |2021-02-15T11:26:12-05:00February 15th, 2021|Advocate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Uncategorized, Why CPA|

Many outdated areas are being updated, including mobility, education and CPA Exam requirements By David Knoble, CPA, CGMA | SCACPA Member since 2010 In addition to my role as [...]

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View From the Dome (Feb. 12): Senate to Consider Personal Finance Courses Requirement to Replace Economics Classes for High Schoolers

By |2021-02-19T09:51:53-05:00February 12th, 2021|Advocate, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 The House Judiciary Committee met into the evening on Tuesday and adopted the Fetal Heartbeat bill. The Senate approved a measure [...]

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SCACPA’s Annual Legislator’s Tax Guide is Here, Along with Helpful Regulatory Websites

By |2021-02-22T16:51:49-05:00February 10th, 2021|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to produce its annual “Tax Guide for Legislators,” which assists our representatives with their specific income tax implications of being a [...]

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

By |2021-02-22T16:51:10-05:00February 10th, 2021|Advocate, Connect, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

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 [...]

View From the Dome (Feb. 5, 2021): Senate Nears Approval of $200M from Reserve Fund for Vaccine Distribution

By |2021-02-12T16:43:52-05:00February 5th, 2021|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 The General Assembly met in Joint Session on Wednesday for judicial elections. Gov. Henry McMaster announced that beginning Monday, Feb. 8, [...]

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Tips for Taking Part in Webex Virtual Sessions (and How to Attend Virtual BOA Meetings)

By |2021-02-10T16:25:48-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology|

As our communities continue to turn to video conferencing as a vital part of our work and personal lives, it sometimes takes a while to learn how to navigate [...]

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View From the Dome (Jan. 29, 2021): DOR Tells Economic Development Subcommittee That SC’s Tax Revenues are Strong

By |2021-02-05T14:57:28-05:00January 29th, 2021|Advocate, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 Both chambers engaged in the first significant floor debates of the new session, with the House passing legislation authorizing the sale and [...]

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DOR Releases Revenue Ruling on IRC Section 163(j)

By |2021-02-12T17:12:43-05:00January 27th, 2021|Advocate, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Revenue Ruling 21-2: Internal Revenue Code Section 163(j) This advisory opinion from the South Carolina Department of Revenue provides South Carolina’s tax treatment of a limitation on business interest [...]

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View From the Dome (Jan. 22): Board of Economic Advisors Places State’s Tax Revenue Collections at $336M Above Forecast

By |2021-01-29T20:51:58-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Advocate, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 The House of Representatives did not meet in session this week due to the pandemic and security concerns but did conduct [...]

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SC’s 2021 Legislative Session is Here, so Look to SCACPA’s ‘The View from the Dome’ for State House Developments on Tax Issues

By |2021-01-22T15:17:07-05:00January 20th, 2021|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

South Carolina’s 2021 legislative session is here. Important debate and decisions on tax legislation will be underway at the State House. That means SCACPA’s “The View from the Dome” [...]

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View From the Dome (Jan. 15): McMaster Delivers State of the State, Recommends $123M More for Small Business Grants

By |2021-01-22T15:17:18-05:00January 15th, 2021|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 The first session of the 124th General Assembly convened at noon on Tuesday. The General Assembly is operating under COVID-19 protocols and [...]

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Be Prepared for PPP2 With Tools and News to Help Assist Clients; PPP Application Dates Announced

By |2021-02-15T11:19:02-05:00January 15th, 2021|COVID-19, Educate, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

UPDATE: The application window for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgivable loans opens Friday, Jan. 15, for lenders with $1 billion or less in assets, the US Small Business Administration [...]

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

By |2021-01-19T16:56:39-05:00January 14th, 2021|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 [...]

A Message from the SC Department of Employment and Workforce: Your Responses to DEW Questions Help Control Costs of Doing Business

By |2021-01-11T14:33:30-05:00January 11th, 2021|Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce offers this guidance for providing a prompt response to four types of interactions: Unemployment Insurance Taxes are a Necessary Cost of Doing [...]

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SCDOR Releases “Tax Legislative Update for 2020”

By |2021-01-08T16:07:10-05:00January 8th, 2021|Advocate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue’s “Tax Legislative Update for 2020” policy manual (45 pages) provides a summary of most of the significant changes in tax and regulatory laws enacted [...]

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2021 Legislative Session “Pre-View from the Dome” (Jan. 8)

By |2021-01-08T13:32:36-05:00January 8th, 2021|Advocate, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 The first session of the 124th General Assembly will convene at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 12. This will be the first year [...]

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FREE Livestream CPE for Members on Jan. 8: Guidance for the Newest COVID-Relief Package

By |2021-01-08T13:33:15-05:00January 4th, 2021|COVID-19, Educate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Tax|

The $900 billion “Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act” is here. Your clients are depending on you to guide them through this crucial part of our road to [...]

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Your Answers for the RAP Index Survey Will Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy

By |2020-12-23T14:02:31-05:00December 23rd, 2020|Advocate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory|

SCACPA is the only organization looking out for the CPA profession in South Carolina. You know you can rely on the Association to advocate for you at the state [...]

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