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Treasury Dept. ‘Paycheck Protection Program’: Help Your Small Business Clients, and You Can Act as Loan Agent

By |2020-04-02T14:31:27-04:00April 1st, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The Department of Treasury has released the Paycheck Protection Program application and supplemental information, all available on their website. The AICPA is providing a page on "SBA Paycheck Protection [...]

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Gov. McMaster Directs DOR to Conform South Carolina’s Income Tax Deadline to July 15

By |2020-03-23T14:30:13-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

SCACPA wishes to thank Gov. Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Revenue for their outstanding leadership as we navigate a crisis that none of us have experienced before. [...]

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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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View From the Dome: Senate Bills Make Progress for Conformity, Business Personal Property and Business License Tax Reform (March 13)

By |2020-03-13T12:54:56-04:00March 13th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, March 13, 2020 We are now at the halfway point in the legislative session with nine weeks completed and nine weeks remaining. The House of [...]

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AICPA Calls for Tax Relief for Individuals, Businesses Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2020-03-11T17:03:22-04:00March 11th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) called for the Treasury Department and the IRS to provide relief to all taxpayers on Wednesday in light of the uncertainty and challenges caused [...]

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Conformity Bills Have Been Introduced in House and Senate: Follow SCACPA Advocacy for Updates

By |2020-03-13T12:33:09-04:00March 11th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

Bills in the House and Senate have been introduced to start the process of South Carolina’s annual tax Conformity legislation. H.5365 (Rep. G. Murrell Smith Jr.), relating to the application [...]

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Explore the Possibilities: Register for Spring Splash in Spartanburg in May!

By |2020-03-11T11:05:46-04:00March 10th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

WHEN: Thursday and Friday, May 14-15 WHERE: Spartanburg Marriott, 299 North Church Street, Spartanburg 29306 REGISTER: www.scacpa.org/spring-splash or call 803.791.4181 Enjoy a change of scenery at the end of [...]

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‘SCACPA Connect’ is Back and Improved for Tax Season

By |2020-03-16T15:22:05-04:00March 9th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

Are there tax-related issues you'd like to talk about? It's time to join the SCACPA Connect conversation. You might have noticed activity on what will soon be the go-to [...]

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View From The Dome: Education Reform Bill Moves from Senate to House; DHEC Tells of Coronavirus Resources (March 6)

By |2020-03-10T16:35:45-04:00March 6th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, March 6, 2020 Once again, the future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper was front and center as both the House and Senate committees continued [...]

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View From the Dome: House Members Have Upcoming Week to Study Budget Before Floor Debate (Feb. 28)

By |2020-03-06T13:12:48-05:00February 28th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 The future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper was front and center this week as both the House and Senate held hearings [...]

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Senate to Consider SC Business License Tax Standardization Act

By |2020-02-28T12:37:56-05:00February 27th, 2020|Advocate, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax, Technology|

The House of Representatives gave third and final reading approval to H.4431 (Reps. Jordan, Fry, Rose, Atkinson and others), the "South Carolina Business License Tax Standardization Act” on Thursday, [...]

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Central Chapter’s Meet & Greet with Legislators is Grassroots Dialog on May 27

By |2020-02-25T15:29:38-05:00February 25th, 2020|Advocate, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

The Central Chapter of the South Carolina Association of CPAs will host its annual “CPA Meet & Greet” with state legislators in the Vista Room of the Blue Marlin [...]

View From the Dome: House Floor Debate is Up Next for Budget After Ways and Means Committee Plan Adopted (Feb. 21)

By |2020-02-21T13:22:20-05:00February 21st, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 The potential sale of state-owned utility Santee Cooper has taken center stage at the State House, with hearings occurring through the week [...]

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Here’s Why More Businesses and Manufacturers are Considering the R&D Tax Credit this Filing Season

By |2020-02-18T13:26:37-05:00February 18th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

By Michael Krajcer, CPA, J.D. | michael@taxcreditsgroup.com | SCACPA Contributor We’ve all seen by now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was a monumental tax reform act. [...]

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Attention, Enrolled Agents: SCACPA is Now an IRS-Approved Tax Education Provider

By |2020-02-18T13:06:51-05:00February 18th, 2020|Blogs, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is excited to announce it is now an IRS-approved provider for our Tax continuing education courses. For Enrolled Agents and non-CPAs in and [...]

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View From The Dome: Board of Economic Advisors Announces Largest Budget Surplus in SC History (Feb. 14)

By |2020-02-14T13:09:24-05:00February 14th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 The long-awaited recommendation on the future of state-owned utility Santee Cooper has been released. The Senate went late into the night [...]

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New at the SCDOR in 2020: Filing for Amended Returns, a Boost to the Motor Fuel Income Tax Credit and More

By |2020-02-12T20:05:52-05:00February 12th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax, Technology|

By the South Carolina Department of Revenue In 2019, the South Carolina Department of Revenue collected a record $13.2 billion in revenue for South Carolina, launched a comprehensive State [...]

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Learn IRS News for Tax Professionals for February 2020

By |2020-02-10T19:01:40-05:00February 10th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The following information was contained in the February 2020 IRS News for Tax Professionals newsletter. Click on the headline links to read the full article. For questions or more [...]

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Consider the Options to Make Your Tax Refund Work for You

By |2020-02-10T15:15:18-05:00February 10th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

By Jim McKinley, SCACPA Contributor | jim@moneywithjim.org A tax refund can be unexpected money in your pocket, and as a result, many people don’t have a good plan for [...]

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Instructors Needed for Small Business Tax Workshops on IRS Topics in Charleston Area

By |2020-02-07T17:14:57-05:00February 7th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

The IRS is seeking volunteers to teach taxpayer rights and responsibilities to Charleston-area small business owners at local Small Business Tax Workshops sponsored by the South Carolina Small Business Development [...]

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