Regulatory

View from the Dome: House’s Tax Review Members Agree Property Tax Revisions Must Help Ed Funding

By |2019-01-18T12:23:56+00:00January 18th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

View from the Dome – Jan. 18, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC After the pomp and circumstance of the inaugural activities, the General Assembly got to work with [...]

A Guide to IRS Operations During the Appropriations Lapse

By |2019-01-16T15:27:26+00:00January 16th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Source: IRS.gov Newsroom Due to the lapse in appropriations, most IRS operations are closed during the shutdown. An IRS-wide furlough began on Dec. 22 that affects many operations. The IRS [...]

Legislation We’re Watching as the 123rd SC General Assembly Begins

By |2019-01-14T15:22:04+00:00January 14th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

Now that the first regular session of the 123rd South Carolina General Assembly has convened, the SCACPA Advocacy Team wants all members to be aware of four key bills [...]

Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy Now with Our New Networking Survey

By |2019-01-09T17:30:05+00:00January 8th, 2019|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

Your voice is influential. In your roles in your community as an employee, voter and volunteer, CPAs are seen as trusted advisors. As part of SCACPA's mission to be [...]

IRS Confirms: Tax Filing Season Begins Monday, Jan. 28, IRS Will Pay Refunds

By |2019-01-07T19:35:01+00:00January 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Despite the shutdown of the Federal government, the IRS confirmed on Monday that it will process tax returns beginning Monday, Jan. 28 and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled. “We [...]

DuRant: When it Comes to Trust, ‘Good Enough, Isn’t’

By |2018-12-12T13:15:12+00:00December 12th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Regulatory|

NOTE: This article also appears in the Q4 2018 issue of South Carolina CPA Report magazine. By George W. DuRant, CPA/ABV, CFF, ASA | SCACPA Member Since 1976 Alex Honnold [...]

This January, Answer the RAP Index Survey to Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy

By |2019-01-03T08:42:14+00:00December 12th, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

When it comes to advocating with state and federal legislators on laws and policies that affect CPAs, SCACPA works hard for you year after year. Topics such as tax [...]

With Rebroadcast of ‘A Culture of Regulatory Ethics,’ SCACPA Members Can Get 6 Hours of Ethics in December

By |2018-12-19T18:48:04+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Membership, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

There are still opportunities for CPAs to earn their 6 hours of ethics requirements in December. Remember, this is the final year in the 3-year reporting period. Thursday, Dec. [...]

Get Ready for 2019 with the SC Department of Revenue

By |2018-11-14T14:48:05+00:00November 14th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

With 2019 fast approaching, here are some end-of-year updates from the South Carolina Department of Revenue: New SCDOR PO boxes and ZIP+4 addresses are now on most SCDOR forms [...]

SCACPA is Listening, Acting as CPAs Struggle to Keep Up With Education and Successor Notifications

By |2018-11-07T14:50:39+00:00November 7th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is letting our members know that we are directing our resources toward navigating solutions regarding statewide notifications that affect South Carolina CPAs. The [...]

BOA’s Proposed Regulations Include Education, Licensure Requirements

By |2018-11-07T11:50:33+00:00November 7th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Here are the South Carolina Board of Accountancy’s proposed regulation amendments for the State Code, as published Oct. 26, 2018:   Document No. 4845 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION [...]

Upcoming Firm License Renewals: Be Prepared for Designated Successor Requirement

By |2018-11-01T14:44:02+00:00October 31st, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory|

SCACPA reminds you that your annual firm renewal process cannot be completed without naming a designated successor. The South Carolina Board of Accountancy wrote in its 2nd Quarter 2018 [...]

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

By |2018-10-31T11:44:29+00:00October 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 [...]

AICPA Offers Resources for Congressional Responses to Wayfair

By |2018-10-22T17:22:50+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The AICPA State Legislation Team and the AICPA Tax Advocacy Team have put together resources on the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision, especially as congressional efforts to respond to Wayfair have [...]

SCACPA is “Educating the Educators” on Financial Literacy

By |2018-10-22T15:34:41+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

If high school and college-aged students could choose the one educational course that would most benefit their future, it would be one focused on money management.  That’s according to [...]

AICPA Votes to Move Forward with Expanded ABV Credential Eligibility for Non-CPAs

By |2018-10-22T13:39:49+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The AICPA governing Council will continue to expand the eligibility of the Accredited in Business Valuation credential to non-CPAs, following a vote on Sunday. Five Council members had brought forth [...]

SC Board of Accountancy Q3 Newsletter Offers Tips for Annual License Renewals

By |2018-10-18T17:51:57+00:00October 18th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Board of Accountancy released its third quarter newsletter, and here are some items of interest: Tips for License Renewals The BOA staff has prepared a wide [...]

REMINDER: Extensions are Available for Nov. 1 Deadline of Unclaimed Property ‘Negative Reporting’

By |2018-10-17T16:37:46+00:00October 17th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax, Uncategorized|

With the Nov. 1 deadline to submit an Unclaimed Property Report to the State Treasurer’s Office fast approaching, the South Carolina Association of CPAs wants to assure its members [...]

Work Begins for Senate Finance Taxation System Review and Reform Subcommittee

By |2018-10-17T12:59:10+00:00October 17th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The Senate Finance Taxation System Review and Reform Subcommittee held its first meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The subcommittee will be co-chaired by Sen. Sean Bennett (R-Dorchester) and Sen. Vincent [...]

Coming Soon: We Will Need Your Help with a Survey that will Revolutionize How SCACPA Strengthens Our Advocacy

By |2018-10-17T17:35:19+00:00October 17th, 2018|Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs places a special value on how our Members volunteer their assistance to our advocacy programs. It would be impossible to accomplish all we [...]