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The Importance of CPA-PAC: Influencing the Decisions that Impact Our Profession

By |2019-09-05T09:38:34-04:00September 9th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The CPA Profession has celebrated a long list of legislative victories, but none of those successes are possible without legislators who listen to and support our position. It is [...]

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LLR is Conducting an Email Verification Drive in Advance of License Renewals

By |2019-09-04T11:30:20-04:00September 4th, 2019|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory|

SCACPA members should be aware that the Association has confirmed that the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is conducting an email verification drive in advance of license [...]

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Chamber of Commerce Poll: 71% of SC Registered Voters Want Simpler Tax Code

By |2019-09-04T11:05:37-04:00September 4th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

Tax reform has broad popularity with South Carolina registered voters, and respondents to a statewide poll conducted in August are soundly in favor of adjustments to the state tax code, [...]

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Hello? SC DOR Writes Public Draft About Charges on Your Phone Bill

By |2019-08-20T17:02:15-04:00August 20th, 2019|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a ruling that addresses the applicability of the sales and use tax to the Dual Party Relay Charge and the 911 Service [...]

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Meet the CPE Committee of 16, Creating ‘Just in Time’ Education by CPAs, for CPAs

By |2019-08-20T10:22:43-04:00August 19th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The CPE Committee of 16 is essential in ensuring that SCACPA provides the continuing education that members want. The team is responsible for defining, documenting and identifying sessions and [...]

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DOR Releases Public Draft of Revenue Ruling Concerning Purchases on New Government Credit Cards

By |2019-08-18T20:34:09-04:00August 14th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has submitted a Public Draft for comment, “Sales to Government Employees, Foreign Diplomats, and Other Similar Employees While on Official Business (Sales, Use [...]

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IRS Launches Tax Withholding Estimator to Replace Withholding Calculator for Paycheck Checkup

By |2019-08-06T14:09:38-04:00August 6th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

Coming in time to help anyone doing tax planning for the final few months of 2019, the IRS has launched the new Tax Withholding Estimator. It is an expanded, [...]

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SCDOR is Watching W-4 Developments, With Warnings About Over-Withholding

By |2019-07-31T08:52:35-04:00July 30th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By the South Carolina Department of Revenue The South Carolina Department of Revenue’s tax withholding tables are scheduled once again to change this fall, but just when and how [...]

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SCACPA Advocacy Issue Gains Traction as IRS Commissioner Considers a Practitioner Services Division

By |2019-07-24T10:01:59-04:00July 17th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Current Assets Parent, Featured, Governmental, July 25, 2019, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

As the IRS modernizes its policies, practices and systems, SCACPA believes tax professionals should have as many tools as possible in one place to aid taxpayers in successfully adhering [...]

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View from the Dome: A Full Recap of the 2019 Legislative Session, With Tax Reform Proposals on the Way

By |2019-06-07T14:02:02-04:00June 7th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup, Public Relations, Regulatory|

View from the Dome – June 7, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC  The first session of the 123rd General Assembly adjourned Sine Die on May 10, but the General Assembly returned [...]

A Letter from Exceptional SC’s Executive Director About a Big State Tax Write-Off for Your Business in 2019

By |2019-09-30T15:14:11-04:00June 5th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The following is a “Letter to Business Owners” written by Chad Connelly, the Executive Director of Exceptional SC, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting exceptional needs students and families in South Carolina created by the passage [...]

View from the Dome: McMaster Vetoes State Budget Items Totaling $40.7M

By |2019-05-31T13:48:35-04:00May 31st, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – May 31, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC Although the General Assembly has adjourned for the year (see the May 24 edition of View from the [...]

View from the Dome: General Assembly’s Extra Days Resolve Differences on State Budget, Carolina Panthers HQ Tax Incentives

By |2019-05-24T16:16:01-04:00May 24th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – May 24, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The General Assembly returned to Columbia this past Monday and Tuesday to complete unfinished business, including passage of [...]

SCACPA Delegation Visits Lawmakers in DC to Discuss Disaster Relief and Other CPA Advocacy Issues

By |2019-05-22T09:05:50-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

SCACPA representatives visited South Carolina lawmakers in Washington, D.C., on Monday and Tuesday to discuss the accounting profession’s advocacy agenda.   Incoming SCACPA Board Chair Zoe Davis, CPA, outgoing Board Chair Dr. Clarence Coleman, CPA, and [...]

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 [...]