SCACPA Honors Groundbreaking African American CPAs of South Carolina for Black History Month

By |2021-03-01T16:47:48-05:00February 15th, 2021|Connect, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

Among notable CPAs in South Carolina history, Dr. Joseph L. “Joe” Boyd (certificate No. 572) is believed to be the first African American CPA in South Carolina in 1971. [...]

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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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 [...]

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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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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Deadline to Apply for AICPA /SCACPA Minority Scholarship is Monday, March 1. Winners Can Earn Up to $5,000!

By |2021-03-10T23:19:19-05:00February 1st, 2021|Blogs, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

IMPORTANT SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE APPROACHING! The deadline to apply for the AICPA/SCACPA Scholarship Award for Minority Accounting Students is 3 p.m. on Monday, March 1. Awards can range from $3,000-$5,000. [...]

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SC’s 2021 Legislative Session is Here, so Look to SCACPA’s ‘The View from the Dome’ for State House Developments on Tax Issues

By |2021-01-22T15:17:07-05:00January 20th, 2021|Advocate, Blogs, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

South Carolina’s 2021 legislative session is here. Important debate and decisions on tax legislation will be underway at the State House. That means SCACPA’s “The View from the Dome” [...]

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View From the Dome (Jan. 15): McMaster Delivers State of the State, Recommends $123M More for Small Business Grants

By |2021-01-22T15:17:18-05:00January 15th, 2021|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 The first session of the 124th General Assembly convened at noon on Tuesday. The General Assembly is operating under COVID-19 protocols and [...]

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Your Gas Receipts are Valuable, and a SCACPA Member Created an App to Track the State’s Motor Fuel Income Tax Credit

By |2021-02-11T14:02:38-05:00January 12th, 2021|Communicate, Governmental, Public Relations, Tax, Technology|

A SCACPA Member in Charleston has created the SC Gas Tax Credit App, which can keep track of the gasoline purchases and auto maintenance costs that are required to claim [...]

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A Message from the SC Department of Employment and Workforce: Your Responses to DEW Questions Help Control Costs of Doing Business

By |2021-01-11T14:33:30-05:00January 11th, 2021|Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce offers this guidance for providing a prompt response to four types of interactions: Unemployment Insurance Taxes are a Necessary Cost of Doing [...]

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2021 Legislative Session “Pre-View from the Dome” (Jan. 8)

By |2021-01-08T13:32:36-05:00January 8th, 2021|Advocate, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 The first session of the 124th General Assembly will convene at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 12. This will be the first year [...]

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FREE Livestream CPE for Members on Jan. 8: Guidance for the Newest COVID-Relief Package

By |2021-01-08T13:33:15-05:00January 4th, 2021|COVID-19, Educate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Tax|

The $900 billion “Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act” is here. Your clients are depending on you to guide them through this crucial part of our road to [...]

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Your Answers for the RAP Index Survey Will Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy

By |2020-12-23T14:02:31-05:00December 23rd, 2020|Advocate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory|

SCACPA is the only organization looking out for the CPA profession in South Carolina. You know you can rely on the Association to advocate for you at the state [...]

Nichols Federal Tax Update (Dec. 21, 2020): Latest Form 1040 Asks for More Income Information

By |2021-01-04T14:24:12-05:00December 22nd, 2020|COVID-19, Educate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Tax|

NOTE: New Covid relief legislation became reality during the production of this blog. SCACPA is glad to note that deductibility of PPP Loans is a component of this economic recovery [...]

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Deductibility of PPP Loans is Component of New Economic Recovery Package

By |2021-01-04T14:27:54-05:00December 21st, 2020|Advocate, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Tax|

This is a developing story, and SCACPA will provide updates as details become available. JUST IN TIME CPE: SCACPA will offer a 3-hour CPE learning experience about this new [...]

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The “Accountable” Podcast for CFOs: Harnessing the Power of Data

By |2021-01-04T14:25:43-05:00December 21st, 2020|Business & Industry, Communicate, Public Relations, Technology|

Join host David R. Peters, CPA, MST, for another installment of “Accountable,” the podcast for CFOs, by CFOs. You know that data is powerful, but how can you make [...]

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View From the Dome (Dec. 18, 2020): Get a First Look at Pre-Filed Tax Legislation of Interest for 2021 Legislative Session

By |2020-12-18T13:58:56-05:00December 18th, 2020|Advocate, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 The Senate and House of Representatives pre-filed 981 bills in advance of the 2021 legislative session. Below is a list of legislation [...]

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Cybersecurity Tips for Shopping Online Safely This Holiday Season

By |2021-01-04T14:29:19-05:00December 14th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Public Relations, Technology|

With Nov. 30’s Cyber Monday just around the corner and the holiday online shopping season getting in full swing, the South Carolina Department of Revenue reminds South Carolinians to be [...]

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

By |2020-12-21T13:16:59-05:00December 12th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Partners, Public Relations|

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

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View From the Dome (Dec. 11, 2020): House, Senate Pre-File Their Legislation for 2021

By |2020-12-11T11:29:40-05:00December 11th, 2020|Advocate, Governmental, Public Relations, Uncategorized|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 The House and Senate pre-filed legislation this week in preparation of the 2021 legislative session. The House will have one more [...]

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