SC DOR Seeks Public Comments on Guidance Drafts for Remote Sellers, Marketplace Operators and Marketplace Users

By |2018-08-13T18:39:38+00:00August 13th, 2018|Featured, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., the South Carolina Department of Revenue has released three Public Drafts for public comment [...]

Hybrid Cloud Environment is Best of Both Worlds with On-Premise Software

By |2018-08-07T20:13:55+00:00August 7th, 2018|Business & Industry, Technology|

Content Courtesy of Kopis | SCACPA Gold Affinity Partner Hybrid cloud environments are a recent trend in software development that are creating interesting opportunities for businesses. A hybrid cloud solution [...]

Succession Planning for CPA Firms Leads to ‘Merger Frenzy’

By |2018-07-23T14:42:50+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Tax, Technology|

Owners and partners of smaller-sized CPA firms who are nearing retirement age often face two options on how to pass along their practice: a) make themselves attractive to be bought [...]

IRS, Security Summit Launch Awareness Campaign to Protect Client Data

By |2018-07-10T19:02:52+00:00July 10th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The IRS and its Security Summit partners have initiated a summertime security awareness campaign for tax professionals with an expanded guide that provides critical steps to protect client data. "Protect [...]

Kopis and The Move to Modern: Four Areas Every Company Should Evaluate

By |2018-06-07T18:48:44+00:00June 7th, 2018|Business & Industry, Partners, Technology|

Many of our clients ask how they can best keep up with technology trends -- and, more importantly, take advantage of the simplified, feature-rich services that are now more [...]

IRS Scam Warning: Phishing Attacks Come Disguised as Professional Association Outreach

By |2018-05-25T13:01:13+00:00May 25th, 2018|Business & Industry, Featured, Tax, Technology|

The IRS and its state and industry Security Summit partners warned tax practitioners to beware of phishing emails posing as state accounting and professional associations. The IRS has received [...]

Kopis: Consider These Questions for Your First Machine Learning Project

By |2018-05-16T16:20:29+00:00May 16th, 2018|Business & Industry, Technology|

By Jonathan Fowler Senior BI Developer, Kopis “Machine Learning” has eclipsed “Big Data” as the Business Intelligence buzzword. Many available tools make it easier than ever to train, test and [...]

Kopis: Does Your Data Backlog Look Daunting? Migrate Your SQL Server to Azure to Scale Your Resources

By |2018-05-04T18:39:51+00:00May 4th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Partners, Technology|

By Ryan Geide | Senior Business Intelligence Developer, Kopis As a Structured Query Language Managed Services provider at Kopis, I regularly talk to companies about data management. When it comes [...]

IRS Celebrates Small Business Week with Targeted Tax Tools

By |2018-05-03T14:10:29+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Blogs, Tax, Technology|

In recognition of National Small Business Week (April 29-May 5), the IRS is highlighting its resources that help small business owners and the self-employed understand and meet their tax obligations, [...]

IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Will Visit Atlanta to Talk Tax Law, Cybersecurity and Offer Case Resolution

By |2018-05-03T11:47:10+00:00April 26th, 2018|Blogs, Tax, Technology|

With recent tax law changes and continued cybersecurity threats facing the tax community, the IRS is encouraging tax professionals to sign up for this summer’s Nationwide Tax Forums. Each of [...]

Hold That Call: IRS Warns of New Twist on Phone Scam With ‘Spoofing’

By |2018-05-03T11:43:06+00:00April 26th, 2018|Blogs, Tax, Technology|

The IRS warned of a new twist on an old phone scam as criminals use telephone numbers that mimic IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers to trick taxpayers into paying non-existent tax [...]

Software Connect: New Buyers are Driving Accounting Software Purchase Trends for 2018

By |2018-05-03T11:33:07+00:00April 25th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Technology|

Accountants have deep insights into their company's processes, so they should be as equally involved in the selection of new software for their organizations. What drives companies to upgrade to [...]

House Ways and Means Committee Wants Answers for IRS Tax Day Tech Breakdown

By |2018-05-03T11:24:42+00:00April 25th, 2018|Blogs, Tax, Technology|

A bipartisan group of House Ways and Means Committee lawmakers have given the IRS a deadline of May 4 to answer questions related to the April 17 technical glitches that [...]

Charleston Accounting Startup Ceterus Raises $10 Million in Venture Capital

By |2018-05-03T11:00:56+00:00April 19th, 2018|Blogs, Business & Industry, Technology|

Ceterus, one of Charleston’s fastest-growing technology startups since its founding in 2008, has gained $10 million in a round of Series B funding from Richmond, Va.-based Harbert Growth Partners. It [...]

IMPORTANT: IRS EXTENDS tax deadline to midnight, April 18

By |2018-05-03T11:01:38+00:00April 18th, 2018|Blogs, Membership, Tax, Technology|

Tuesday, April 17, the IRS’ Modernized eFile and Direct Pay services went down, leaving CPA tax practitioners and taxpayers scrambling on the last day of filing season. A number of [...]

SCACPA Member’s New Tech Platform Promises to Link Accountants with Specialty Work

By |2018-05-03T11:02:39+00:00April 17th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Technology|

During his five years as a CPA, Sean Kenny became well-versed with the annual Busy Season grind. But in the past year, as he has worked toward his goal of [...]

K2 Enterprises: What To Watch For in AI, Blockchain and Big Data

By |2018-05-03T00:33:18+00:00April 15th, 2018|Blogs, Business & Industry, Technology|

By Randy Johnston, K2 Enterprises When our K2 team offers a CPE course related to accounting technology, our rule is that we should have content that can be applied the [...]