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SCACPA Introduces David R. Peters, CPA, as CPE Advisor, Speaker for Business and Industry

By |2019-12-13T12:50:34-05:00December 13th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

SCACPA is proud to announce an agreement with David R. Peters, CPA, to be the Association’s advisor and speaker on Business and Industry topics. Look for David to be an [...]

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You Can Avoid Holiday Charitable Giving Scams with These Tips

By |2019-12-12T12:38:31-05:00December 12th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations|

Americans donated an estimated $292 billion to charity as individuals in 2018. Before you pull out your wallet this holiday season, the South Carolina Department of Revenue and the [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Lowcountry Business Owners Describe Post-Dorian Frustrations in First-Ever ‘Resilience Assessment’

By |2019-12-12T12:41:34-05:00December 11th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup|

In This Issue: Lowcountry business owners describe post-Dorian frustrations in first-ever ‘Resilience Assessment’ … Phone companies settle with SC governments over unpaid 911 call center taxes, but many agreements [...]

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Five Tips for Improving Your Online Personal Privacy

By |2019-12-11T12:49:42-05:00December 11th, 2019|Blogs, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Technology|

By Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA When the topic of personal privacy is discussed, many individuals become alarmed when they learn how much information has been collected about [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Accounting Standards Updates 2019-08, ASU 2019-09 and 2019-10

By |2019-12-10T16:53:35-05:00December 10th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

Melisa Galasso, CPA, has prepared two videos that address Accounting Standards Updates that were issued by FASB in November. This first video covers ASU 2019-08—Compensation—Stock Compensation (Topic 718) and Revenue [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Help Set the Agenda for AICPA’s Professional Ethics Executive Committee

By |2019-12-03T18:17:35-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Technology|

The AICPA's Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) is asking for feedback on future standard setting items. They have identified potential issues and practice areas where either updated standards are needed [...]

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Here’s What SCACPA Members Are Saying About Fall Fest 2019!

By |2019-11-26T19:08:51-05:00November 26th, 2019|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

SCACPA wants to thank everyone who made Fall Fest 2019 a success. After two days of learning, there were 437 attendees, easily making this the biggest event in Association history. [...]

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LLR 2020 License Renewal Notices are Arriving in Your Inbox

By |2019-11-26T14:03:12-05:00November 26th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs would like to alert its members that the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has begun issuing courtesy notice email alerts [...]

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John S. Herin, CPA, Acclaimed USC Accounting Professor, has Died at Age 93

By |2019-11-26T11:21:26-05:00November 26th, 2019|Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls|

John Samuel Herin, CPA, M.S., the longtime University of South Carolina accounting professor who influenced generations of South Carolina CPAs, died on Sunday, Nov. 24.  He was 93. John retired [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: FASB Proposal – Codification Improvements to Hedge Accounting

By |2019-11-25T14:28:23-05:00November 25th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

FASB has issued a proposal addressing implementation issues for its new hedge accounting rule. This technical correction addresses issues related to documentation, dual hedges and provides clarifications that forecasted transaction [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: SCRA and Industry Partnership Fund Find New Way to Boost Tech Investment

By |2019-11-20T16:58:00-05:00November 20th, 2019|Blogs, News Roundup|

In This Edition: SCRA and Industry Partnership Fund find new way to boost tech investment … State’s October unemployment rate was 2.6%, with York County at 2% … Remote [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: GASB Survey of Financial Statement Preparers

By |2019-11-20T13:01:55-05:00November 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

GASB is looking for preparers to answer questions in a survey about interim financial reporting. As part of pre-agenda research, GASB would like to understand current practice and if there [...]

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Congratulations to These Lucky Giveaway Winners at Fall Fest!

By |2019-11-18T18:09:53-05:00November 18th, 2019|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Fall Fest 2019 is in the books, and we were excited to see more than 450 registered attendees join us at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The biggest event in [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: BEA Forecasts an Extra $2B Toward General Fund for State’s 2020-21 Budget

By |2019-11-13T16:35:39-05:00November 13th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup|

In This Edition: The S.C. Board of Economic Advisors forecasts an extra $2B toward general fund for state’s 2020-21 budget. … The Columbia area’s COMET bus system might have [...]

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SC DOR Public Draft Answers Questions About New Job Tax Credit, Increased Credit Amounts for Tier III and IV Counties

By |2019-11-11T13:19:15-05:00November 11th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a 13-page advisory opinion in connection with Act No. 83, enacted May 22, 2019, which substantially increased the job tax credit amount [...]

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SC DOR Releases Public Draft for Internal Tax Appeals Process and Procedure

By |2019-11-11T12:56:54-05:00November 11th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released an 18-page advisory opinion to update the Department of Revenue’s internal appeals process for tax matters. The primary change is to [...]

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