Legislative/Advocacy

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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View From the Dome: Gov. McMaster Urges Cabinet Agencies to Maintain Funding Levels from Continuing Resolution For Now

By |2020-10-07T18:19:28-04:00August 21st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 The Senate announced plans to return to session in September. Among the considerations are changes to state election laws that could [...]

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Here are Resources to Discuss the Payroll Tax Deferral Executive Action

By |2020-11-05T23:39:25-05:00August 19th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

SCACPA and the AICPA are offering resource concerning the recent Executive Action on Payroll Tax Deferral. The executive action has raised many questions, and specific guidance and clarity are [...]

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View From the Dome: Joint Bond Review Committee Approves Highway Projects, Seeks More Funds for Rural Broadband

By |2020-10-07T18:20:31-04:00August 14th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 Plans are finalized for public schools to begin opening starting next week. The Senate Re-Open SC Committee met again. Democrats flipped [...]

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View From the Dome: Legislative Committees Discuss Regulatory Relief, Broadband Access and Testing Efforts

By |2020-10-07T18:30:56-04:00August 7th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 All remaining businesses that closed as the Coronavirus began spreading across South Carolina began to reopen this week. Legislative committees met [...]

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SCDOR Roundup: 2020 Individual Income Tax Statistics and Policy Division Updates

By |2020-10-26T16:51:22-04:00August 4th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax, Technology|

More South Carolina taxpayers filed their Individual Income Tax returns on time this year, with more taxpayers choosing electronic filing options, according to preliminary figures from the South Carolina [...]

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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update Podcast for Aug. 3, 2020: Capital Loss vs. Ordinary Loss

By |2020-10-07T18:31:34-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Business & Industry, COVID-19, Educate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, 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. The commentary is brief, [...]

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View From the Dome: Board of Economic Advisors Anticipates SC’s 2019-20 Surplus as $220M

By |2020-10-07T18:31:46-04:00July 31st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, July 31, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster issued a new Executive Order on Thursday allowing all remaining businesses that closed as the coronavirus began spreading [...]

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NASBA Board Unanimously Approves CPA Evolution Framework

By |2020-07-28T15:15:51-04:00July 28th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology, Why CPA|

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy Board of Directors has announced its unanimous vote of support for the advancement of the CPA Evolution initiative that designs and [...]

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SCACPA Legislative Update: Congress Requires Recommendations from CPAs for Next Phase of COVID-19 Relief Legislation

By |2020-07-21T16:32:45-04:00July 21st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax, Technology|

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have returned to Washington, DC, for the first time since June. Leadership from both chambers are in deep discussion about a path forward [...]

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Should My Firm File Protective Claims in Advance of the Supreme Court Decision on ACA?

By |2020-07-14T14:37:12-04:00July 14th, 2020|Advocate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

This Q&A from SCACPA and the AICPA can help your firm’s decision-making. In March of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case that challenges [...]

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BPS CPA Kaczor to Address National Conference with Strategies to Combat COVID-19 Spike in Business Fraud

By |2020-07-13T14:16:17-04:00July 14th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology|

Fraudsters have been taking advantage of the new work and life routines of the pandemic and causing mayhem, according to Jessica Kaczor, CPA, CFE, of Bauknight, Pietras & Stormer, [...]

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View From the Dome: accelerateED Task Force Offers its Guidance for 2020-21 School Year

By |2020-10-07T18:38:08-04:00July 10th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, July 10, 2020 Two legislative committees met this week to receive briefings on re-opening public schools in the fall and the effects of COVID-19 [...]

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SCDOR Releases 2020 Tax Legislative Update

By |2020-07-09T20:37:21-04:00July 9th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

The SCDOR’s Information Letter 20-19 is a six-page summary of significant changes in South Carolina’s tax and regulatory laws enacted as of May 2020. It was released Thursday, July [...]

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DOR Extends Tax Relief Until Oct. 15 for Persons, Businesses Affected by April’s Severe Weather

By |2020-11-05T23:31:36-05:00June 29th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Regulatory, Tax|

The SCDOR and IRS are offering tax relief for victims of the April 2020 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that impacted nine South Carolina counties, it was announced Friday, [...]

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View From the Dome: $1.2B in Federal CARES Act Funding is Authorized

By |2020-10-07T18:38:25-04:00June 26th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, June 26, 2020 The General Assembly returned to Columbia and adopted a plan to appropriate the federal CARES Act funds. Results have been tabulated [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: OMB Allows Some Coronavirus-Related Flexibilities to Expire

By |2020-10-07T18:38:41-04:00June 26th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, COVID-19, Educate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

The Office of Management and Budget has issued an updated memo addressing coronavirus-related flexibilities provided under prior OMB Memos. Many of the flexibilities offered in the earlier memos have [...]

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View From the Dome: Senate Finance Committee’s Plan for CARES Act Funds Includes $500M for Unemployment Trust Fund

By |2020-10-07T18:41:49-04:00June 19th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, June 19, 2020 The Senate Finance Committee met and adopted a plan to appropriate the federal CARES Act funds. House and Senate committees met to [...]

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View From the Dome: Gov. McMaster Recommends Disbursal of $1.9B Coronavirus Relief Fund in Two Phases

By |2020-10-07T18:42:07-04:00June 12th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, June 12, 2020 Primary elections occurred this past Tuesday. Gov. Henry McMaster provided his recommendations to the General Assembly this week for the expenditure [...]

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Results and Headlines from the South Carolina June 9 Primary Elections 

By |2020-11-05T23:25:33-05:00June 10th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls|

Here are the results and some context for South Carolina's Primary Elections on June 9, courtesy of Copper Dome Strategies: Federal Races U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham easily defeats his [...]

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