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Get a Jump on Being a Voice: SCACPA Has Opened Nominations for 2021-22 Board of Directors and Chapter Leadership Positions

By |2020-11-23T16:59:35-05:00November 25th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, News Release, Public Relations, Why CPA|

SCACPA Volunteering: Your Passion, Your Involvement, Our Success In our effort to generate as much awareness and interest as possible, SCACPA is announcing that we are accepting nominations starting [...]

GAP Committee Seeks SCACPA Members Who Can Volunteer to Bridge Gaps in State’s Growing Student Pipeline

By |2020-11-13T19:39:26-05:00November 13th, 2020|Blogs, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

‘The future of the profession will be here before we know it.’ SCACPA understands the value of promoting the CPA credential to students at all educational levels. That’s why [...]

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October Month of Service Wrap-Up: Stokes & Company, CPAs, Reaches Far and Wide to Make a Difference in the Upstate and Beyond

By |2020-11-13T17:41:02-05:00November 11th, 2020|Connect, COVID-19, Featured, Membership, Public Relations, Why CPA|

SCACPA thanks all its members, firms and Chapters for their dedication in making a difference in their communities during the most difficult October Month of Service in memory. Here [...]

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Meet the Most Wanted Session Speakers at Virtual Fall Fest 2020 (Plus Maybe Win an Apple AirPods Pro!) Nov. 12-13

By |2020-11-13T15:39:05-05:00November 10th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, COVID-19, Educate, Membership, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

SCACPA’s flagship event, Virtual Fall Fest 2020, is here! To find your online session, go to our Welcome Page at www.scacpa.org/classroom. We’re adopting and innovating so you can earn [...]

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Member Engagement Committee Looks to Create Opportunities for SCACPA Volunteers and Recognize Your Contributions

By |2020-11-13T17:04:47-05:00November 5th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

With an active membership of nearly 4,300 CPAs, the South Carolina Association of CPAs in many ways has never been stronger. With robust attendance at our two annual accounting [...]

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Firms Can Gain an Edge as “Dot CPA” URL Application Deadline of Oct. 31 Nears

By |2020-11-02T09:10:59-05:00October 26th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology, Why CPA|

The future of online security and trust for the CPA profession is arriving with the rollout of the domain of .cpa. As the Oct. 31 deadline approaches for firms [...]

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What Does a Road to Recovery Look Like? Here are Ideas for CPAs

By |2020-11-06T16:57:38-05:00October 24th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Connect, COVID-19, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

After you let clients know that you’re still operating, nurture the knowns before venturing into the unkowns By Steven K. Howell, CPA, CFP, MBA | SCACPA Member Since 2018 [...]

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With South Carolina Businesses in Their Time of Need, Here is an Opportunity for CPAs to Volunteer

By |2020-11-02T09:11:03-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Connect, COVID-19, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

A just-in-time way for you to contribute your time and expertise for October Month of Service After seeing so many months of hardship around us, SCACPA is excited about [...]

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SCACPA Chapters are Already Making a $7,200 Difference with Month of Service. Let’s Keep the Contributions Rolling!

By |2020-11-02T09:11:12-05:00October 21st, 2020|Blogs, Connect, COVID-19, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

We hope you’ve heard that this year’s CPA Month of Service is devoted to partnering with food banks and pantries throughout South Carolina. Be on the lookout for email [...]

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HOW I WORK: Tim Lyons, CPA, CGMA, of Mauldin & Jenkins: “Be All About the Process”

By |2020-10-15T14:33:18-04:00October 17th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

Tim Lyons, CPA, CGMA Member since 2006 Current gig: Columbia Office Lead for Mauldin & Jenkins; Technical Lead for State/Local Government Practice Current mobile devices: Apple iPhone One word that describes [...]

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Contribute to This Year’s Extraordinary October Month of Service as We Help Feed Carolina

By |2020-10-19T14:08:53-04:00October 12th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, COVID-19, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

Extraordinary times call for an exceptional response, and SCACPA knows our members are up to the challenge. October is CPA Month of Service, and your Chapter leaders are asking [...]

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SCACPA Advocacy Scores Conformity Among Three Important Wins at State House

By |2020-09-30T15:06:28-04:00September 30th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

When the Senate passed bill S.545 during special session on Tuesday, Sept. 22, it represented three wins for the SCACPA Advocacy Team over this incredibly difficult year. The bill [...]

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Bauknight Pietras & Stormer Named as 2020 Best of the Best Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting

By |2020-10-21T09:25:48-04:00September 21st, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A. has been recognized by INSIDE Public Accounting as one of America’s 50 Best of the Best public accounting firms for 2020. BPS was also [...]

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SCACPA Commends BOA for Addressing Modification of Livestream CPE Rules and Hardship Requests

By |2020-10-29T17:36:52-04:00September 14th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

UPDATE: The South Carolina Board of Accountancy has released its announcement on this development. It is re-printed at the bottom of this post. The BOA's announcement includes a reminder [...]

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Introducing the “Accountable” Podcast for CFOs with SCACPA B&I Advisor David Peters, CPA

By |2020-10-07T18:22:55-04:00August 28th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, Technology, Why CPA|

Join host David R. Peters, CPA, MST, on this installment of “Accountable,” the podcast for CFOs, by CFOs. David talks with Toni Berbrick, CPA, about cybersecurity. She is an [...]

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Here’s What SCACPA’s 2020 Scholarship Winners Have to Say About Their Plans

By |2020-08-14T12:00:36-04:00August 14th, 2020|Blogs, Featured, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

Summer time means SCACPA Scholarship time, and for 2020 we are excited that our Educational Fund Trustees awarded $64,500 to 43 exceptional students who plan to pursue careers in [...]

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SCACPA is Proud to Co-Sponsor the Virtual ‘Carolinas Planned Giving Conference’ on Sept. 2-3. Register Now with Your CPE Bank!

By |2020-10-13T14:05:48-04:00August 11th, 2020|Blogs, Educate, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax, Why CPA|

Registration is open for the 2020 Carolina Planned Giving Conference, presented by the North Carolina and South Carolina Planned Giving Councils. SCACPA is excited to be a co-sponsor of [...]

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What Does SCACPA Membership Mean to You? These Survey Respondents Tell That Story

By |2020-09-21T21:29:27-04:00July 29th, 2020|Blogs, Connect, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

As SCACPA enters its third year of All-Inclusive Membership, we wanted to hear what South Carolina CPAs had to say about the experience. We’ve compiled the results of our [...]

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NASBA Board Unanimously Approves CPA Evolution Framework

By |2020-07-28T15:15:51-04:00July 28th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology, Why CPA|

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy Board of Directors has announced its unanimous vote of support for the advancement of the CPA Evolution initiative that designs and [...]

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SCACPA Announces the 43 Student Members Who Earned $64,500 in EdFund Scholarships for 2020

By |2020-10-13T14:05:55-04:00July 27th, 2020|Blogs, Grow, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Why CPA|

Peyton Elmore of the University of South Carolina The South Carolina Association of CPAs Educational Fund Trustees are proud to announce it has awarded $64,500 to 43 [...]

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