Technology

Reject Your Outlook Junk Mail with this Block Party from SCACPA’s #TechTuesday

By |2019-02-19T13:29:24+00:00February 19th, 2019|Business & Industry, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

Kudos if you’ve used SCACPA’s #TechTuesday to set up your Outlook email display to make your workflow more manageable and better protected from phishing attempts. But that won’t stop [...]

The South Carolina Research Authority and the Industry Partnership Fund – An Innovative Way to Pay

By |2019-02-14T16:25:50+00:00February 14th, 2019|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Public Relations, Tax, Technology|

By John E. Sircy, CPA, CMA, CFM, CSCA | SCACPA Member Since 2012 The Industry Partnership Fund represents an excellent option for your clients to support South Carolina’s innovation [...]

Don’t Leave Your Firm’s Culture to Chance: INSIDE Public Accounting Launches New Assessment Survey to Benchmark Behaviors and Attitudes

By |2019-02-12T14:09:48+00:00February 12th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

INSIDE Public Accounting, the accounting profession’s benchmarking specialist, is offering a new tool to help partners better understand your firm’s culture – and how to improve it. IPA’s first Excellence [...]

When You’ve Got Mail: Set Your Outlook Emails into Tasks with SCACPA’s #TechTuesday

By |2019-02-19T13:55:50+00:00February 12th, 2019|Business & Industry, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

Want to have a more functional Outlook Email Inbox? Tech guru and SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins has you covered in this week’s SCACPA #TechTuesday instruction. In just a few [...]

Busy Season Busy Signals: Day After Presidents Day is IRS’s Busiest Phone Call Day

By |2019-02-11T14:20:25+00:00February 11th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The IRS receives more phone calls on the day after Presidents Day than on any other day of the year. “Given the high call volumes at this time of the [...]

IRS: Don’t Fall Victim to ‘Ghost’ Tax Return Preparer

By |2019-02-07T16:46:43+00:00February 7th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The IRS is warning taxpayers to avoid unethical tax return preparers, known as ‘ghost preparers.’ By law, anyone who is paid to prepare or assist in preparing federal tax returns [...]

Didn’t Mean to Send that Email? SCACPA’s #TechTuesday Shows How to Give Yourself a Second Chance

By |2019-02-05T14:35:07+00:00February 5th, 2019|Featured, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

Have you ever had an instance where you sent an email that upon further review perhaps you didn’t want to go out? Maybe you sent it to the wrong [...]

Welcome to SCACPA’s Do’s and Don’ts of Tax Season Stress Relief

By |2019-01-30T09:12:16+00:00January 29th, 2019|Membership, Public Relations, Tax, Technology, Uncategorized|

No CPA is looking forward to the long hours and deadline pressure of Tax Season. The ability to recharge and refresh is at a premium. And while there are [...]

Learn to Protect Your Files from Ransomware in SCACPA’s #TechTuesday

By |2019-01-30T19:40:38+00:00January 29th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

SCACPA’s #TechTuesday continues with another weekly video presentation hosted by our tech guru and CEO Chris Jenkins. Managing Windows security can be a pain, and Windows notifications can be [...]

As Taxpayers, Practitioners Navigate Effects of Government Shutdown, AICPA Writes Letter to Treasury, IRS

By |2019-01-25T14:55:07+00:00January 25th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

As tax filing season approaches, the AICPA and South Carolina Association of CPAs are receiving questions about the impact of the recent government shutdown on the IRS. Continuing the profession’s [...]

Join SCACPA for #TechTuesday Productivity Tips with CEO Chris Jenkins

By |2019-01-22T17:15:31+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Featured, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

SCACPA is proud to announce the launch of #TechTuesday, a weekly video presentation hosted by our tech guru and CEO Chris Jenkins. The series will cover Outlook tips and [...]

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 [...]

’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 [...]

2018 MAP Survey Platform Demonstration Can Help with Management Trends

By |2018-12-05T11:08:47+00:00December 5th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Technology|

If you participated in this year’s MAP Survey, you can take part in live 30-minute MAP Survey Platform demonstrations to help make the most of the platform and its [...]

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. [...]

What SCACPA Members are Saying About Fall Fest 2018

By |2018-11-20T14:39:32+00:00November 20th, 2018|Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Partners, Technology|

Thanks to everyone who attended SCACPA’s Fall Fest Accounting Conference in Columbia on Nov. 15-16. We’d like to share a selection of your comments from our post-event surveys:   “This [...]

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 [...]

Kopis: How Do You Know When You are Outgrowing QuickBooks?

By |2018-11-14T13:47:33+00:00November 14th, 2018|Business & Industry, Partners, Public Relations, Technology|

Analysis by SCACPA Gold Sponsor Kopis QuickBooks is a fantastic product that helps many businesses launch for a tough-to-beat price. However, many businesses typically begin to run into challenges with [...]

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 [...]