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SC News and Tax Roundup: Here’s Why May was Record Month for Cargo Volume at Port of Charleston

By |2019-06-12T12:26:29-04:00June 12th, 2019|News Roundup|

May was Record Month for Cargo Volume at Port of Charleston The State Ports Authority announced that the 204,457 containers moved through the Port of Charleston in May broke a [...]

SCACPA Student Member Part of Winning USC Team at Deloitte Audit Innovation Campus Challenge

By |2019-06-12T14:14:46-04:00June 12th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

SCACPA sends its congratulations to Student Member Katie Bergey, who was part of a team of six University of South Carolina accounting students who won the annual Deloitte Audit [...]

IRS Promotes its Tax Withholding Calculator for Your Paycheck Checkup

By |2019-06-12T09:57:27-04:00June 12th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

The IRS is urging taxpayers to review their 2019 tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator and make any changes with their employer as soon as possible.  Checking withholding is a good idea every [...]

Public Draft is Open for Comments Until June 19 for August’s Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

By |2019-06-11T12:33:19-04:00June 11th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup, Tax|

As South Carolina consumers and retailers prepare for August’s annual Sales Tax Holiday, the state Department of Revenue has submitted a Public Draft for comment that features a list of eligible items and [...]

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 [...]

Join Melisa Galasso for A&A Broadcast Course on ‘The New AICPA Auditor’s Report,’ a Must-See for Auditors

By |2019-06-20T09:27:29-04:00June 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

Course Title: “The New AICPA Auditor’s Report” Date of Broadcast: July 25, 2 p.m.; Date Recorded: May 12, 2019     Expected Credit Hours: 1 CPE. SCACPA members can apply one hour from their 2019-20 CPE Bank [...]

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

By |2019-06-05T14:29:48-04:00June 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 [...]

SC News and Tax Roundup: Comments Open Until July 1 for New Draft of W-4 Withholding Form

By |2019-06-05T12:43:55-04:00June 5th, 2019|News Roundup|

Comments are Open Until July 1 for New Draft of W-4 Withholding Form The IRS and the Treasury Department have released it latest draft of the W-4 withholding form to [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: Subscription-Based Information Technology Arrangements

By |2019-06-05T10:41:56-04:00June 5th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Regulatory|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVugiIBId64 This blog addresses a new exposure draft issued by GASB relating to accounting and financial reporting for subscription-based information technology arrangements (SBITAs). Cloud computing arrangements and other hosting type [...]

SCACPA Communications Earns 4 ‘Best in the Business’ Awards from SC Society of Association Executives

By |2019-06-04T12:42:12-04:00June 4th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs earned four “Best in the Business” awards for its communications efforts from the SC Society of Association Executives during a luncheon at their annual conference at the [...]

Get to Know SCACPA’s 2019-2020 Board of Directors: Zoe Davis, CPA, CFE

By |2019-06-04T14:51:58-04:00June 4th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Get to know SCACPA’s 2019-2020 Board of Directors Chair Zoe Davis, CPA, as she shares what led her to accounting, why leadership is important to her and what she hopes to [...]

A Conversation with SCACPA’s A&A Learning Partner Melisa Galasso

By |2019-06-14T14:20:28-04:00June 4th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

“You tell me the ‘fair value’ of the Mona Lisa.”  This was an aside made by Melisa Galasso of Galasso Learning Solutions midway through an installment of her new Accounting and Auditing video blog series in partnership with SCACPA on the [...]

Volunteering: What’s in it for Me?

By |2019-06-04T14:50:56-04:00June 4th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls|

Volunteering.   Hearing that word in connection with a personal cause they hold near and dear can bring people out of the woodwork.   Hearing it at other times can cause people to [...]

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 [...]

Melisa Galasso A&A Blog: Simplifying the Accounting for Income Taxes

By |2019-05-29T15:16:02-04:00May 29th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

Proposed Accounting Standards Update – Income Taxes (740): Simplifying the Accounting for Income Taxes  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_c1nWiM4iuM&list=PLBdVSCKuftJi5iumCKAwHFi0HDcpOBDmj&index=3 As part of its Simplification Initiative, FASB has issued an Exposure Draft proposing changes to ASC [...]

SCACPA Members: Your Input Matters on Career Roadblocks

By |2019-05-29T10:48:36-04:00May 29th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

We are asking that CPAs please take a moment to complete this anonymous and confidential academic research survey that advances the understanding about the career roadblocks that accounting professionals [...]

Student Scholarship Deadline Extended to June 15

By |2019-05-29T10:29:40-04:00May 29th, 2019|Blogs, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls|

Who doesn’t want FREE MONEY for school? Are you an accounting student who could use scholarship money? Or do you know someone who is? SCACPA has ample opportunities for [...]

Student Profile: Alanna Hill

By |2019-05-29T08:50:30-04:00May 29th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Name: Alanna Hill Hometown: Wilmington, DE School: Coastal Carolina University Major: Accounting Projected Graduation Date: Fall 2019  SCACPA caught up with Coastal Carolina SCACPA student member Alanna Hill to see what inspired her to [...]