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SC News and Tax Roundup: Legislators Request IRS Guidance on UBIT Refunds

By |2020-01-15T19:36:43-05:00January 15th, 2020|Blogs, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup|

IN THIS EDITION: IRS guidance on UBIT refunds requested by legislators … Gov. McMaster’s executive budget calls for $430M in tax relief and more tax rebates … How to [...]

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Did You Renew Your Richland County Business License by Dec. 31? Go Online and Save $10 by March 15 to Avoid Penalties

By |2020-01-13T18:01:40-05:00January 13th, 2020|Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory|

A message from Richland County Business Service Center Division Manager Pam Davis: Richland County business licenses expired on Dec. 31. Richland County would like to provide a courtesy reminder to [...]

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Ken Bauknight, CPA, Among 50 Most Influential People List from Columbia Business Monthly

By |2020-01-15T16:58:18-05:00January 8th, 2020|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Why CPA|

Kenneth H. Bauknight, CPA, Founder & Shareholder at Bauknight Pietras & Stormer CPAs, has been recognized by Columbia Business Monthly as one of 2019’s 50 Most Influential People in [...]

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Forbes Recognizes Bauknight Pietras & Stormer as One of America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms

By |2019-12-19T17:40:37-05:00December 19th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax, Why CPA|

CPA firm Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A., has been recognized by global media company Forbes as being among America’s top recommended tax and accounting firms. Of the 227 firms named [...]

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You Can Avoid Holiday Charitable Giving Scams with These Tips

By |2019-12-12T12:38:31-05:00December 12th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations|

Americans donated an estimated $292 billion to charity as individuals in 2018. Before you pull out your wallet this holiday season, the South Carolina Department of Revenue and the [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Lowcountry Business Owners Describe Post-Dorian Frustrations in First-Ever ‘Resilience Assessment’

By |2019-12-12T12:41:34-05:00December 11th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup|

In This Issue: Lowcountry business owners describe post-Dorian frustrations in first-ever ‘Resilience Assessment’ … Phone companies settle with SC governments over unpaid 911 call center taxes, but many agreements [...]

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LLR 2020 License Renewal Notices are Arriving in Your Inbox

By |2019-11-26T14:03:12-05:00November 26th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Technology|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs would like to alert its members that the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has begun issuing courtesy notice email alerts [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: BEA Forecasts an Extra $2B Toward General Fund for State’s 2020-21 Budget

By |2019-11-13T16:35:39-05:00November 13th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Membership Page Controls, News Roundup|

In This Edition: The S.C. Board of Economic Advisors forecasts an extra $2B toward general fund for state’s 2020-21 budget. … The Columbia area’s COMET bus system might have [...]

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SC Board of Accountancy’s Q3 2019 Newsletter Looks to Future with Invitation to New CPA Oath Ceremony

By |2019-10-31T13:41:12-04:00October 31st, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Why CPA|

The South Carolina Board of Accountancy has released the 3rd quarter 2019 edition of its “SC BOArd News” newsletter, and you can access it here. It contains information for [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: IRS Warns of Scam for Social Security Number Cancellation

By |2019-11-04T16:22:49-05:00October 30th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, News Roundup|

In This Issue: IRS warns of telemarketing scam that threatens cancellation of social security numbers. … Employee’s compromised login credentials left online personal records of 19,000 Midlands hospitals patients [...]

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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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SC News and Tax Roundup: Unemployment Rate in S.C. Hits Record Low 2.9%

By |2019-10-23T18:53:54-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, News Roundup|

In This Edition: South Carolina’s unemployment rate hits a record low 2.9%. … New Senate subcommittee wants faster path to wider interstates than what new gas tax allows … [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Charleston Wine Market, Supply Chain Brace for Tariffs Hitting European Union

By |2019-10-15T16:57:51-04:00October 15th, 2019|Communicate, News Roundup|

In This Edition: Charleston wine market, supply chain brace for tariffs hitting European Union … Anderson County, Duke Energy have plan for energy storage at civic center … With North [...]

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SCACPA Advocacy: The Importance of Relationships with Persons in Government

By |2019-10-14T16:34:35-04:00October 14th, 2019|Communicate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Public Relations, Uncategorized|

SCACPA encourages all its members to offer their expertise as CPAs for our advocacy efforts through the State House. We know our members offer well-researched and objective knowledge in [...]

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SC News and Tax Roundup: Columbia’s Plan of Business Fees for Nonprofits Would Hit Hospitals Not Churches

By |2019-09-25T16:28:25-04:00September 25th, 2019|Communicate, News Roundup|

IN THIS ISSUE: Columbia City Council’s plan to impose business fees for nonprofits would hit hospitals but not churches. … S.C.’s unemployment rate falls to 3.2% in August, thanks [...]

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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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