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COVID-19 Advisory for Employee Benefits: Key Facts on Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) (With Updated FAQ)

By |2020-04-03T13:47:56-04:00March 31st, 2020|Blogs, COVID-19, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory|

UPDATE (March 31): The IRS released a DRAFT form and DRAFT instructions for IRS Form 7200 for employers to use to request advanced payroll tax credits for providing employees [...]

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SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins Requests Gov. McMaster to Include Accounting Services as an Essential Service

By |2020-03-20T15:05:55-04:00March 20th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Note: The following is a letter from SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins to South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster with a request to define accounting services as an essential service in the [...]

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SCACPA Member Benefit Alert: Save Up to 75% Now at Office Depot/OfficeMax

By |2020-01-22T11:34:39-05:00January 21st, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations|

SCACPA invites all our members to make the most out of the discounts available for your office needs through our partnership with Office Depot/OfficeMax. With this SCACPA Member benefit, [...]

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Explore SCACPA’s Newest Member Benefit: Group Health Insurance for CPA Firms

By |2020-01-07T16:00:50-05:00January 7th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Partners, Public Relations|

SCACPA is proud to announce its newest member benefit: group health insurance for CPA firms. SCACPA Members can now look to the Association for your many insurance needs. We [...]

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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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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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SC Board of Accountancy’s Q3 2019 Newsletter Looks to Future with Invitation to New CPA Oath Ceremony

By |2019-10-31T13:41:12-04:00October 31st, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Why CPA|

The South Carolina Board of Accountancy has released the 3rd quarter 2019 edition of its “SC BOArd News” newsletter, and you can access it here. It contains information for [...]

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Member Benefit Alert: SCACPA Partners with Surgent On-Demand Self-Study CPE

By |2019-10-29T15:36:51-04:00October 21st, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

SCACPA members who know they can depend on the Association for all-around CPE excellence now have an incredible opportunity to get specialized knowledge for their precise career needs. The [...]

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

By |2019-09-23T15:24:00-04:00September 19th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

Course Title: “The New AICPA Auditor’s Report” Date of Broadcast: Tuesday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m.; Date Recorded: May 12, 2019     Expected Credit Hours: 1 CPE. SCACPA members can apply one hour from their 2019-20 [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: New Data Collection Form

By |2019-06-17T13:29:39-04:00June 17th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3VGeKWfdJA&t= The Office of Management and Budget has issued the new Data Collection Form for use in years 2019 through 2021. There are a quite a few changes auditors [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: Amendments to Description Concept Materiality

By |2019-06-14T15:41:47-04:00June 14th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKUfNswwcTs The AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board issued an exposure draft of a proposed SAS andproposed SSAE titled “Amendments to the Description of the Concept of Materiality.” When effective, the proposed amendments would [...]

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 [...]

Melisa Galasso Auditing Blog: Definition of Direct Care of Collection Items

By |2019-05-10T10:37:14-04:00May 10th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Regulatory|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKVUS0CLVfM   In March 2019, the FASB issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU) changing the definition of a collection to allow proceeds of a sale of a collection item to be [...]

SCACPA Partner Wins Prestigious Rising Star Award

By |2019-05-10T08:38:11-04:00May 9th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

SCACPA partner Melisa Galasso received the Charlotte Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners’ Rising Star of the Year Award on Tuesday, May 7, in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The NAWBO award [...]

Kopis: Why Do ERP Implementations Have a Bad Reputation?

By |2019-03-18T13:41:57-04:00March 18th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Partners, Public Relations, Technology|

By Adam Drewes, KOPIS, GM of ERP Division Note: Kopis is a Gold Infinity Partner of the South Carolina Association of CPAs The high level of complexity required for [...]

Kopis: Is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Dying or Thriving in 2019?

By |2019-03-18T15:56:47-04:00March 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Partners, Public Relations, Technology|

By Adam Drewes, KOPIS, GM of ERP Division Note: Kopis is a Gold Infinity Partner of the South Carolina Association of CPAs If you are a controller, CPA, or [...]

What SCACPA Members are Saying About Fall Fest 2018

By |2018-11-20T14:39:32-05:00November 20th, 2018|Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Partners, Technology|

Thanks to everyone who attended SCACPA’s Fall Fest Accounting Conference in Columbia on Nov. 15-16. We’d like to share a selection of your comments from our post-event surveys:   “This [...]

SCACPA is Proud to Announce H. McRoy Skipper Scholarship for 2019

By |2018-11-20T12:16:19-05:00November 20th, 2018|Featured, Membership, Partners, Public Relations|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is proud to announce it has met its $10,000 minimum threshold goal of establishing a named scholarship for Past President H. McRoy Skipper Jr., [...]

Kopis: How Do You Know When You are Outgrowing QuickBooks?

By |2018-11-14T13:47:33-05:00November 14th, 2018|Business & Industry, Partners, Public Relations, Technology|

Analysis by SCACPA Gold Sponsor Kopis QuickBooks is a fantastic product that helps many businesses launch for a tough-to-beat price. However, many businesses typically begin to run into challenges with [...]

Young Professionals of CPAs, Bankers, Lawyers Invited to Networking Social Night on Nov. 8

By |2018-10-31T11:44:29-04:00October 31st, 2018|Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Partners, Regulatory|

A CPA, a banker and a lawyer walked into a bar … Well, an historic aircraft hanger converted into a craft brewery, to be specific. The South Carolina Association [...]