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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 |2019-10-15T12:40:52-04:00October 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 [...]

The South Carolina Tax Team Challenges You to a Friday of Advanced Tax Planning for Businesses on July 12 in Charleston

By |2019-07-10T14:46:44-04:00June 26th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

The time is NOW to help your business clients with tax strategies for 2020! Most strategies for reducing federal income tax liabilities require analysis, fact gathering, comparisons of alternatives, [...]

Lynn Nichols Sorts Through SALT Impacts on IRS’s Charitable Contributions Final Ruling

By |2019-06-21T15:08:11-04:00June 21st, 2019|Blogs, Educate, Featured, Governmental, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

Note: SCACPA federal tax expert E. Lynn Nichols has looked closely at June 11’s Treasury Decision 9864, which finalizes proposed regulations designed to clarify the relationship between state and [...]

We Answer Your Questions about Surgent On-Demand Self-Study

By |2019-07-24T13:38:11-04:00June 18th, 2019|Blogs, Communicate, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

As we near the end of the membership year (June 30, 2019), you might have questions about how to use the final remaining hours of your 2018-19 CPE Bank. Because [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: New Data Collection Form

By |2019-06-17T13:29:39-04:00June 17th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3VGeKWfdJA&t= The Office of Management and Budget has issued the new Data Collection Form for use in years 2019 through 2021. There are a quite a few changes auditors [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: Amendments to Description Concept Materiality

By |2019-06-14T15:41:47-04:00June 14th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKUfNswwcTs The AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board issued an exposure draft of a proposed SAS andproposed SSAE titled “Amendments to the Description of the Concept of Materiality.” When effective, the proposed amendments would [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: Subscription-Based Information Technology Arrangements

By |2019-06-05T10:41:56-04:00June 5th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Regulatory|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVugiIBId64 This blog addresses a new exposure draft issued by GASB relating to accounting and financial reporting for subscription-based information technology arrangements (SBITAs). Cloud computing arrangements and other hosting type [...]

Melisa Galasso A&A Blog: Simplifying the Accounting for Income Taxes

By |2019-05-29T15:16:02-04:00May 29th, 2019|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Educate, Featured, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

Proposed Accounting Standards Update – Income Taxes (740): Simplifying the Accounting for Income Taxes  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_c1nWiM4iuM&list=PLBdVSCKuftJi5iumCKAwHFi0HDcpOBDmj&index=3 As part of its Simplification Initiative, FASB has issued an Exposure Draft proposing changes to ASC [...]