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SCACPA’s Annual Legislator’s Tax Guide is Here, Along with Helpful Regulatory Websites

By |2021-02-22T16:51:49-05:00February 10th, 2021|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to produce its annual “Tax Guide for Legislators,” which assists our representatives with their specific income tax implications of being a [...]

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The SCDOR is Offering FREE Livestream CPE Tax Courses Now Through June, Don’t Miss Out

By |2021-02-15T11:20:45-05:00February 10th, 2021|Blogs, Educate, Featured, Tax|

SCACPA is proud to be a long-time partner with the SC Department of Revenue in promoting the SCDOR’s high-quality CPE learning. As the SCDOR continues to offer its 2021 [...]

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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Feb. 8, 2021): Partner’s “Tax Capital” Calculation

By |2021-02-11T14:24:43-05:00February 10th, 2021|COVID-19, Educate, Governmental, 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. It is produced to [...]

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SCACPA Advocacy: Here are Best Practices for How to Talk to Legislators

By |2021-02-26T14:43:03-05:00February 10th, 2021|Advocate, Connect, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

SCACPA Advocacy: How to Talk to Legislators and Other Key People Best Practices for SCACPA Chapter Leaders and Members Getting to know your local legislators is critical as the [...]

Partnership Tax Basis Capital Accounts – An Explanation from Lynn Nichols

By |2021-02-19T09:56:53-05:00February 9th, 2021|Educate, Regulatory, Tax|

Regarding the subject of partner “tax capital accounts.” It is a requirement for large partnerships in 2020 returns. Lynn Nichols, SCACPA’s advisor and speaker on Tax topics, believes that [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: PEEC 2021 Temporary Enforcement Policy

By |2021-02-08T15:45:45-05:00February 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The AICPA's Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) has issued a Temporary Policy Statement regarding recent changes by the SEC to its independence rules. Because the rules do not align [...]

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View From the Dome (Feb. 5, 2021): Senate Nears Approval of $200M from Reserve Fund for Vaccine Distribution

By |2021-02-12T16:43:52-05:00February 5th, 2021|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 The General Assembly met in Joint Session on Wednesday for judicial elections. Gov. Henry McMaster announced that beginning Monday, Feb. 8, [...]

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Preventing Fraud During COVID-19: DEW Warns About Consequences for ‘Double-Dipping’ of Combining Unemployment Claims with PPP-Backed Income

By |2021-02-11T20:29:51-05:00February 5th, 2021|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, COVID-19, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce reminds employers and workers that abusing federal relief funding such as Paycheck Protection Program loans could lead to severe consequences. Among the [...]

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Online Tools & Resources Await: Starting with Connect by SCACPA

By |2021-02-11T23:21:01-05:00February 4th, 2021|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

As a CPA, you know a lot. But, in today’s changing environment, there are a lot of subjects where you probably have a fair share of questions. That’s why [...]

For Second Year in a Row, Forbes Names Bauknight Pietras & Stormer Among Top U.S. Tax and Accounting Firms

By |2021-02-05T16:00:31-05:00February 4th, 2021|Auditing & Accounting, Connect, Membership, Public Relations, Tax|

Forbes has named Columbia-based CPA firm Bauknight Pietras & Stormer to its annual “Top Accounting Firms in America” list for the second year in a row. BPS was honored [...]

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Tips for Taking Part in Webex Virtual Sessions (and How to Attend Virtual BOA Meetings)

By |2021-02-10T16:25:48-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology|

As our communities continue to turn to video conferencing as a vital part of our work and personal lives, it sometimes takes a while to learn how to navigate [...]

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‘Demystifying Finance’ with David Peters: Basic Taxation

By |2021-02-09T10:32:37-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Business & Industry, Communicate, Tax|

David Peters, in addition to being SCACPA’s advisor on B&I topics, is an acclaimed and in-demand educator about the financial industry. As a featured speaker for SCACPA, an adjunct [...]

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The “Accountable” Podcast for CFOs: Making Retirement Savings a Habit, with Taylor Watts, CFP

By |2021-02-03T12:48:07-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Business & Industry, Communicate|

Many employees still aren't saving for retirement every paycheck. Dave talks with Taylor Watts, a financial advisor and investment analyst at Carroll Financial, about giving employees the best chance [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: ASU 2021-02

By |2021-02-02T17:31:50-05:00February 2nd, 2021|Auditing & Accounting, Educate, Regulatory|

ASB has issued its second ASU of 2021 addressing a new practical expedient for revenue recognition. "ASU 2021-02, Franchisors—Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Subtopic 952-606): Practical Expedient," offers private [...]

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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Week of Feb. 1, 2021): Employment Tax Credit Guidance

By |2021-02-09T10:33:34-05:00February 1st, 2021|Educate, Governmental, 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. It is produced to [...]

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‘Livestream Lunch and Learn’ With Us in 2021! Save These Dates in March and June with the Catawba Chapter

By |2021-02-12T18:40:21-05:00January 30th, 2021|Educate, Featured, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

While we can’t wait for in-person social events to kick in again, SCACPA’s Catawba Chapter has scheduled two livestream Lunch and Learn opportunities that are open to all members. [...]

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View From the Dome (Jan. 29, 2021): DOR Tells Economic Development Subcommittee That SC’s Tax Revenues are Strong

By |2021-02-05T14:57:28-05:00January 29th, 2021|Advocate, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 Both chambers engaged in the first significant floor debates of the new session, with the House passing legislation authorizing the sale and [...]

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Galasso Learning Solutions: The Future of Jobs Report

By |2021-02-01T16:46:59-05:00January 29th, 2021|Auditing & Accounting, COVID-19, Educate, Governmental, Regulatory|

The World Economic Forum released its 2020 Future of Jobs Report, which looks at the impact of technology on the job market. The report addresses the impact of COVID, a [...]

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