Tax

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 [...]

View from the Dome: Conversations Start on $1B In New Revenue

By |2019-01-18T13:18:02+00:00January 11th, 2019|Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

View from the Dome – Jan. 11, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The first session of the 123rd General Assembly convened at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 8. This [...]

Column: CPAs are Constituents Who Need to Start the Lobbying Dance with Lawmakers

By |2019-01-08T18:27:05+00:00January 8th, 2019|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Tax|

Editor's Note: This column originally appeared in South Carolina CPA Report magazine (2Q, 2018). By Walda Wildman | SCACPA Member Since 1984 One of my memories from my first year [...]

See How Central Chapter’s “Meet & Greet” with Legislators is Blueprint for Grassroots Dialog

By |2019-01-08T18:16:27+00:00January 8th, 2019|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Tax|

The Central Chapter of the South Carolina Association of CPAs is getting ready to host its annual “CPA Meet & Greet” with state legislators in the Vista Room of the [...]

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 [...]

View from the Dome: 2019 Legislative Preview

By |2019-01-04T13:44:29+00:00January 4th, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax, Uncategorized|

View from the Dome - Jan. 4, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The first session of the 123rd General Assembly will convene on Tuesday, Jan. 8. This will [...]

’Tis the Season … For Reminders About the Use Of Your SCACPA 40-Hour CPE Bank

By |2018-12-18T17:11:03+00:00December 18th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Tax, Technology|

The SCACPA staff hopes that all members have been enjoying an improved CPE experience since the Association’s transition in 2018 to All-Inclusive Membership. As calendar year 2018 closes, we [...]

CPE Listen and Learn: SCACPA Members Can Make Livestream a Part of Their Workday

By |2018-12-18T16:56:41+00:00December 18th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Tax, Technology|

Since the start of All-Inclusive Membership, SCACPA has worked hard to make sure our CPE offerings meet the needs of South Carolina CPAs. That means we schedule the courses [...]

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 [...]

View From the Dome: House Ways and Means Leadership Shakeup Marks Organizational Session

By |2018-12-19T16:14:56+00:00December 7th, 2018|Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

View from the Dome – Dec. 7, 2018 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The House of Representatives met in Columbia for an organizational session the week of Dec. 3-7. [...]

Senate Tax Review Subcommittee is Introduced to Options in ‘A Road Map for Tax Reform’

By |2018-12-04T19:42:32+00:00December 4th, 2018|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

A Senate subcommittee tasked to review and reform the South Carolina tax code learned that sales taxes are eroding with a shift from goods to services, and South Carolina [...]

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. [...]

Fall Fest’s ‘The Accountant’ Ben Affleck Movie Trivia Contest

By |2018-11-19T14:19:37+00:00November 19th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Membership, Public Relations, Tax, Uncategorized|

Here is the fun movie trivia contest about the 2016 action-thriller "The Accountant," starring Ben Affleck, that we wrote for members at SCACPA’s Fall Fest Accounting Conference in November [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]