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Five Tips for Improving Your Online Personal Privacy

By |2019-12-11T12:49:42-05:00December 11th, 2019|Blogs, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Technology|

By Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA When the topic of personal privacy is discussed, many individuals become alarmed when they learn how much information has been collected about [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Accounting Standards Updates 2019-08, ASU 2019-09 and 2019-10

By |2019-12-10T16:53:35-05:00December 10th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

Melisa Galasso, CPA, has prepared two videos that address Accounting Standards Updates that were issued by FASB in November. This first video covers ASU 2019-08—Compensation—Stock Compensation (Topic 718) and Revenue [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Help Set the Agenda for AICPA’s Professional Ethics Executive Committee

By |2019-12-03T18:17:35-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Technology|

The AICPA's Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) is asking for feedback on future standard setting items. They have identified potential issues and practice areas where either updated standards are needed [...]

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John S. Herin, CPA, Acclaimed USC Accounting Professor, has Died at Age 93

By |2019-11-26T11:21:26-05:00November 26th, 2019|Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership, Membership Page Controls|

John Samuel Herin, CPA, M.S., the longtime University of South Carolina accounting professor who influenced generations of South Carolina CPAs, died on Sunday, Nov. 24.  He was 93. John retired [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: FASB Proposal – Codification Improvements to Hedge Accounting

By |2019-11-25T14:28:23-05:00November 25th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

FASB has issued a proposal addressing implementation issues for its new hedge accounting rule. This technical correction addresses issues related to documentation, dual hedges and provides clarifications that forecasted transaction [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Proposed SAS – Conforming Edits to 800 Series

By |2019-10-22T16:29:47-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

This Q3 in 2019 review covers the final standards issued by standard setters, including the two final SASes issued by the AICPA as well as a new forensic standard [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: GASB – Replacement of Interbank Offered Rates

By |2019-10-22T15:33:03-04:00October 22nd, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has introduced an exposure draft to address issues when LIBOR goes away for hedges and leases for governmental entities. Trying to ease the burden [...]

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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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K2 Enterprises: Are You Maximizing Your ROI on Office 365?

By |2019-10-17T19:21:24-04:00October 17th, 2019|Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Technology|

By Thomas G. Stephens Jr., CPA, CGMA, CITP, K2 Enterprises According to some studies, almost 60% of businesses are using Microsoft’s Office 365 services and products. According to Microsoft, there [...]

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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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Greenville/Spartanburg Chapters of the Institute of Management Accountants Bring You Their Fall CPE Event (And It’s Free for Students)

By |2019-10-15T11:28:57-04:00October 15th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Membership, Public Relations|

The Greenville and Spartanburg Chapters of the Institute of Management Accountants invite you to their Fall CPE Event on Friday, Nov. 15, from 8 a.m.-noon at the BMW Zentrum [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: Materiality Considerations for Subject Matters that Cannot be Quantitatively Measured

By |2019-10-10T16:40:40-04:00October 10th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

The AICPA has issued an Invitation to Comment to provide feedback on a project related to materiality in attestation engagements that have non-quantitative subject matter. The ITC addresses the challenges [...]

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Join Melisa Galasso for A&A Re-Broadcast Course on ‘The New AICPA Auditor’s Report,’ a Must-See for Auditors

By |2019-09-23T15:24:00-04:00September 19th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

Course Title: “The New AICPA Auditor’s Report” Date of Broadcast: Tuesday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m.; Date Recorded: May 12, 2019     Expected Credit Hours: 1 CPE. SCACPA members can apply one hour from their 2019-20 [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: Reference Rate Reform & Balance Sheet Classification of Debt

By |2019-09-17T18:12:17-04:00September 17th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Regulatory|

Melisa Galasso talks about two big proposals just released from the Financial Accounting Standards Board. The first proposal relates to the movement away from LIBOR. As LIBOR has come [...]

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Why SCACPA Social Media is Important for You to Get the Most out of Membership

By |2019-08-28T11:12:39-04:00August 27th, 2019|Advocate, Communicate, Connect, Educate, Featured, Grow, Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

You can rely on SCACPA’s social media feeds to find the quick, real-time updates about what’s going on with the Association, along with South Carolina news you can use. [...]

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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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Meet the CPE Committee of 16, Creating ‘Just in Time’ Education by CPAs, for CPAs

By |2019-08-20T10:22:43-04:00August 19th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Educate, Featured, Legislative/Advocacy, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The CPE Committee of 16 is essential in ensuring that SCACPA provides the continuing education that members want. The team is responsible for defining, documenting and identifying sessions and [...]

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If You Need Exceptional Tax Knowledge, Here’s Why SCACPA Tax CPE is For You

By |2019-07-24T13:36:01-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Blogs, Current Assets Parent, Educate, Featured, July 25, 2019, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

SCACPA’s tax courses offer specific information for a variety of specialty topics designed to allow SCACPA members to customize their training to their practice requirements. Consider these points when [...]

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Galasso A&A Video Blog: New State and Local Ethics Interpretations

By |2019-07-10T14:41:51-04:00July 10th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg_AfW2qEUk The AICPA has issued a new interpretation related to the ethics code for state and local governments. This interpretation helps identify the entities related to a state [...]