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View from the Dome: Legislation on Board of Accountancy Takes Effect Immediately

By |2019-05-17T14:14:39-04:00May 17th, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – May 17, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC Although the General Assembly adjourned Sine Die on May 9, a Joint Resolution to allow work to continue past the [...]

Governor Signs Bill that Amends BOA Laws for Reciprocity, Open Hearings

By |2019-05-17T12:03:35-04:00May 17th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

Final approval for a bill that amends some key operating procedures for the South Carolina Board of Accountancy was given by the Senate on Thursday, May 9, the final day of the 2019 legislative [...]

View from the Dome: Legislative Session Ends, But General Assembly Will Return for Unfinished Business on State Budget

By |2019-05-10T13:15:05-04:00May 10th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

View from the Dome – May 10, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC   The General Assembly adjourned Sine Die on Thursday, May 9, at 5 p.m. after a flurry of last-week-of-session activities in both chambers, including passing legislation [...]

DOR Releases Information Letter Concerning New ‘Marketplace Facilitator’ Law Effective April 26

By |2019-05-08T11:11:02-04:00May 8th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue issued an advisory opinion in the form of “Information Letter 19-14: Marketplace Facilitator” on Tuesday, May 7. It informs persons operating as a marketplace facilitator who sell tangible personal property [...]

SCACPA Testifies to House Legislative Oversight Committee on Strengthening BOA’s Resources, Communications and Guidance

By |2019-05-08T11:04:34-04:00May 8th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

As the House Legislative Oversight Committee continues its overview of the LLR, members of the South Carolina Association of CPAs visited the Blatt Building to offer testimony on Wednesday, [...]

Sales Tax Bill Based on TRAC’s Ideas, Including a Tax on Services, is Referred to Ways and Means Committee

By |2019-05-03T11:11:30-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

The South Carolina House Tax Policy Review Committee introduced its sales tax proposal on Thursday, May 2. It was read for the first time and referred to the Ways [...]

‘Exceptional SC’ Leader Provides CPAs with Updates on His SALT Talks with OMB, IRS, and Charity’s Plans for Expansion

By |2019-05-01T12:15:12-04:00May 1st, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The SCACPA Advocacy Team is taking this opportunity to share details from a letter that Chad Connelly, the Executive Director of the charity Exceptional SC, sent on Monday, April [...]

In 2019 Legislative Session, SCACPA Advocacy Worked Closely on Conformity Achievement, Interaction with Legislators

By |2019-05-08T15:06:27-04:00May 1st, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

SCACPA advocacy expanded in many avenues in 2019. As South Carolina’s 2019 legislative session nears its May 9 adjournment date, the SCACPA Advocacy Team can point to work to [...]

View from the Dome: Board of Accountancy Bill for Revised Reciprocity Advances to Senate

By |2019-04-29T12:17:58-04:00April 29th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – April 26, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The Senate spent the week in subcommittee and committee meetings in the morning and debated the [...]

SCACPA Wants to Understand How to Help You and Your Business Find Better Ways to Succeed

By |2019-04-25T13:07:17-04:00April 24th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

In an ever-changing landscape, SCACPA is working harder than ever to find out how we can help your business find success. But it starts with having a conversation to learn what you need.   In your roles in your community as an [...]

View from the Dome: Income Tax Reduction Bill Falls Short of Crossover Deadline

By |2019-04-19T16:47:38-04:00April 19th, 2019|Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – April 19, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The Senate passed its version of the state budget Thursday night after two days of debate. The [...]

SCACPA Advocacy Helps Cut Through Your Regulatory Red Tape

By |2019-04-25T09:18:11-04:00April 15th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

SCACPA knows you work hard to operate your business the right way. But the odds are good that someday – through no fault of your own – you will [...]

View from the Dome: Chambers Complete Flurry of Readings for Crossover Deadline

By |2019-04-12T12:37:45-04:00April 12th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – April 12, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC Both chambers spent considerable time on the floor amid efforts to move bills to the other chamber [...]

Last-Minute Tax Roundup: Tips Among IRS Online Resources and Other Headlines

By |2019-04-10T19:08:33-04:00April 10th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

With a few days remaining before the 2019 federal tax-filing deadline, demand for IRS tax help by phone is peaking. The IRS encourages taxpayers to make IRS.gov their first [...]

View from the Dome: Senate to Consider BOA Bill that Expands Eligibility for Reciprocity

By |2019-04-08T15:42:05-04:00April 5th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – April 5, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC Both chambers worked their calendars to get as many bills in position to meet next week's [...]

Senate Considers Bill to Amend BOA Laws for Reciprocity, Open Hearings

By |2019-04-25T13:39:29-04:00April 3rd, 2019|Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory|

REAL-TIME UPDATE (April 24, 2019): SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins spoke to legislators on Tuesday in support of the Board of Accountancy bill and to answer any questions they might [...]

View from the Dome: Tax Conformity Bill Becomes Law; Move to Sell Santee Cooper Gains Momentum

By |2019-04-05T16:02:23-04:00March 29th, 2019|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – March 29, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The session is two-thirds completed (12 weeks down and 6 weeks remaining until the May 9 adjournment). [...]

Gov. McMaster Signs Conformity, Tax Lien Bills

By |2019-04-08T15:43:02-04:00March 29th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

Gov. Henry McMaster signed South Carolina’s annual tax Conformity legislation into law on Thursday, March 28. H.3985 (Reps. Lucas, G. M. Smith and Stavrinakis) had been ratified by the [...]

How to Apply IRC Section 199A? Joint Committee on Taxation has Prepared a Guide

By |2019-04-08T16:03:14-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation has published a 32-page “Overview of Deduction for Qualified Business Income: Section 199A.” “The document appears to be a .PDF of 32 [...]

View from the Dome: House Tax Policy Review Committee Set to Discuss Taxes on Services; Bidding Process Explored for Santee Cooper Utility

By |2019-03-22T13:45:11-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – March 22, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC There was action on several major legislative initiatives, including education reform, medical marijuana, an update to the [...]