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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 [...]

Here’s a Free Guide: “Tax Law Reform Complicates Year-End Planning”

By |2019-10-18T16:58:04-04:00October 18th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

Get your clients ready for tax season with these year-end tax planning strategies. Make the most of recent tax law changes, such as the new deduction for qualified business income, [...]

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SCACPA Federal Tax Update Podcast with Lynn Nichols: Lack of Safe Harbor in Proposed Accounting Regs Chafes Tax Pros

By |2019-10-15T13:27:50-04:00October 15th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

Welcome to the Federal Tax Update Podcast, hosted by Lynn Nichols, CPA. This is presented as a member benefit by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. The commentary is brief, [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Materiality Considerations for Subject Matters that Cannot be Quantitatively Measured

By |2019-10-10T16:40:40-04:00October 10th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

The AICPA has issued an Invitation to Comment to provide feedback on a project related to materiality in attestation engagements that have non-quantitative subject matter. The ITC addresses the challenges [...]

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SCDOR Releases Information Letter on $50 Rebate Checks for Qualifying Taxpayers Mailing by December

By |2019-10-09T11:06:51-04:00October 9th, 2019|Featured, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax|

Thanks to the $61 million in tax dollars generated by the winning $1.5 billion 2018 Mega Millions ticket, South Carolina lawmakers determined the funds would go toward $50 rebate [...]

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View from the Dome: Business License Tax Collection Study Committee Hears from Business Owners About Reform

By |2019-10-07T11:49:58-04:00October 7th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 In this edition: The Business License Tax Collection Study Committee met on Thursday, Oct. 3. Legislators will have more money to [...]

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State Tax Issue? Meet the SCDOR’s Taxpayer Advocate at Offices Around the State Later This Year

By |2019-10-02T16:09:19-04:00September 26th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

Those who need help resolving state tax issues can visit the SC Department of Revenue’s Taxpayer Advocate across the state beginning in October. The Advocate, who is based in [...]

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BOA Votes for License Fee Increases for 2021

By |2019-09-26T12:53:58-04:00September 25th, 2019|Advocate, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Board of Accountancy voted its approval to raise annual license fees starting for 2021 during a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 24. The vote came [...]

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Dept. of Labor’s Final Rule Makes 1.3M American Workers Eligible for Overtime Pay

By |2019-09-25T11:49:40-04:00September 25th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory|

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule on Tuesday, Sept. 24 that makes 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay. It updates the earnings thresholds [...]

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SCDOR Releases Two Revenue Rulings on Sales to Government Employees and Phone Bill Charges

By |2019-09-20T16:06:27-04:00September 20th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has issued a pair of approved advisory opinions based on public drafts that were released in August. The first informs retailers that federal government [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Reference Rate Reform & Balance Sheet Classification of Debt

By |2019-09-17T18:12:17-04:00September 17th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Regulatory|

Melisa Galasso talks about two big proposals just released from the Financial Accounting Standards Board. The first proposal relates to the movement away from LIBOR. As LIBOR has come [...]

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SCDOR Releases its Tax Legislative Update for 2019

By |2019-09-11T11:19:04-04:00September 11th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

What were the critical changes in South Carolina’s tax and regulatory laws enacted during the past legislative session? The state’s Department of Revenue has prepared a summary of these [...]

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Dorian’s Threat is Gone, but Keep in Mind These Steps About Future Tax Deadline Extensions

By |2019-09-10T10:17:53-04:00September 10th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Now that South Carolina has finished enduring the immediate threat of Hurricane Dorian, many SCACPA members are contacting the Association in search of news about possible state and federal tax [...]

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Tax Preparedness Steps in Advance of a Hurricane or Other Disaster

By |2019-09-10T10:10:26-04:00September 10th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs wants our members to be aware that we monitor news and weather forecasts for projected hurricanes and other natural disasters for their possible effects [...]

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LLR is Conducting an Email Verification Drive in Advance of License Renewals

By |2019-09-04T11:30:20-04:00September 4th, 2019|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory|

SCACPA members should be aware that the Association has confirmed that the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is conducting an email verification drive in advance of license [...]

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Here’s Why You Need Six Hours of Ethics Classes This November 

By |2019-08-27T12:35:27-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Membership, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

SCACPA is presenting a day of six total hours of ethics training on Tuesday, Nov. 26.  With “Tax Practice Ethics,” you’ll avoid the headache of big mistakes discovered in IRS audits. That will [...]

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Hello? SC DOR Writes Public Draft About Charges on Your Phone Bill

By |2019-08-20T17:02:15-04:00August 20th, 2019|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a ruling that addresses the applicability of the sales and use tax to the Dual Party Relay Charge and the 911 Service [...]

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Meet the CPE Committee of 16, Creating ‘Just in Time’ Education by CPAs, for CPAs

By |2019-08-20T10:22:43-04:00August 19th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The CPE Committee of 16 is essential in ensuring that SCACPA provides the continuing education that members want. The team is responsible for defining, documenting and identifying sessions and [...]

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SCDOR is Watching W-4 Developments, With Warnings About Over-Withholding

By |2019-07-31T08:52:35-04:00July 30th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By the South Carolina Department of Revenue The South Carolina Department of Revenue’s tax withholding tables are scheduled once again to change this fall, but just when and how [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: New State and Local Ethics Interpretations

By |2019-07-10T14:41:51-04:00July 10th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg_AfW2qEUk The AICPA has issued a new interpretation related to the ethics code for state and local governments. This interpretation helps identify the entities related to a state [...]