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SC DOR Public Draft Answers Questions About New Job Tax Credit, Increased Credit Amounts for Tier III and IV Counties

By |2019-11-11T13:19:15-05:00November 11th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a 13-page advisory opinion in connection with Act No. 83, enacted May 22, 2019, which substantially increased the job tax credit amount [...]

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SC DOR Releases Public Draft for Internal Tax Appeals Process and Procedure

By |2019-11-11T12:56:54-05:00November 11th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released an 18-page advisory opinion to update the Department of Revenue’s internal appeals process for tax matters. The primary change is to [...]

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Take the RAP Index Survey to Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy and Our Connections to Legislators

By |2019-11-20T12:30:55-05:00October 29th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

Earlier in 2019, SCACPA launched an important survey to help us grow our advocacy programs and advance our positions on the issues that impact South Carolina CPAs. Members from [...]

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New Process for Amending SC Individual Income Tax Returns Coming in 2020

By |2019-10-25T14:00:36-04:00October 25th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue is changing the process for amending South Carolina Individual Income Tax Returns in 2020. Beginning with tax year 2019, you will use the SC1040 [...]

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SCDOR’s Online State Tax Lien Registry Launches on Nov. 1

By |2019-10-24T15:42:34-04:00October 24th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue will implement an online state tax lien registry on Nov. 1. State lawmakers called for the implementation of this registry after passage of [...]

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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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Are You Registered for Our Biggest and Best Fall Fest Yet?

By |2019-11-05T16:51:16-05:00October 15th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Public Relations, Tax|

Last year’s inaugural Fall Fest was the biggest event in SCACPA history, and we’re ready for this year’s event at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center to be even bigger. [...]

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SCACPA Urges SC House Members to Support ‘Fiscal State of the Nation’ Resolution

By |2019-10-14T15:26:07-04:00October 14th, 2019|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

The U.S. government’s balance sheet indicates that, over time, the nation has an accumulated deficit (from annual shortfalls as of Sept. 30, 2018) of $21.5 trillion. To put that [...]

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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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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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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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Chamber of Commerce Poll: 71% of SC Registered Voters Want Simpler Tax Code

By |2019-09-04T11:05:37-04:00September 4th, 2019|Advocate, Blogs, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

Tax reform has broad popularity with South Carolina registered voters, and respondents to a statewide poll conducted in August are soundly in favor of adjustments to the state tax code, [...]

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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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