THIS WEEK:

  • Congratulations to all our CPAs who wrapped up the July 15 tax deadline. Thank you for all your dedication to the profession and to your clients.
  • Did you renew your All-Inclusive Membership for 2020-21? Hurry before August 1 to avoid a $25 late fee! Visit www.scacpa.org/dues and don’t risk an interruption of the services and benefits that help you offer the most value for your clients and colleagues.
  • When you’re ready to renew your SCACPA membership for 2020-21, the SCACPA staff is standing by at 803.791.4181 to take your call and help. Thank you for fortifying the profession and serving the South Carolina individuals and businesses that count on you.
  • Thank you to all who have renewed your dues. We are innovating now more than ever to get the job done for you.
  • Watch your mailbox for the Q2 issue of South Carolina CPA Report magazine. Get a sneak peak of what’s in store with this PDF, including tips to navigate the road to recovery, how a group of young CPAs has been working from home, and our CPE schedule for 2020-21 through June 2021.
  • Have you checked out the COVID-19 tools provided by SCACPA partner Paychex? For starters, they have a breakdown of state-by-state guidance. And their HR white paper eBook “What to Consider as Businesses Re-Open” can help you identify what to plan for, with details about staffing considerations, workplace safety and privacy considerations and supporting employees as they return to work.
  • Our EdFund committee is meeting Wednesday to review the scholarship applications from our Student Members. Look for an announcement soon on the honorees. Best of luck to all our hard-working SCACPA Student Members, you are the future of the profession!
  • Maximize your office with SCACPA! With SCACPA’s Office Depot/OfficeMax member benefit, you can now text and receive your In-Store Purchasing Card directly to your phone so you can take your savings with you. Text SCACPASAVES to 555-888 now to download your free mobile In-Store Purchasing Card! Your SCACPA member discounts saves you up to 75% off on our Best Value List of preferred products. Visit officediscounts.org/scacpa for details and start saving today!
  • BE PREPARED: Hurricane season has arrived, make sure you review South Carolina’s 2020 Hurricane Guide. It is updated with precautions to remember should evacuations become necessary amid COVID-19 guidelines.

Advocate

  • SCACPA is the only organization that protects and promotes the CPA profession in the state. Our benefits of advocacy and networking are waiting for you. SCACPA thanks you for your dedication to the profession and support of the Association now more than ever.
  • We’re promoting our #WhyCPA campaign to spread awareness about the differences between an accountant and a CPA, and why choosing a CPA is a smart long-term financial decision. We know choosing a CPA is the right decision, don’t you?

Educate

Communications

  • Stay informed with SCACPA Happenings, especially as we start planning for November’s Fall Fest 2020 on Nov. 14-15!
  • Thank you to everyone who takes advantage of reading SCACPA’s Current Assets e-newsletter to learn the latest news in Association activities and events. It’s the member benefit that is delivered to your inbox every Thursday morning. If it’s been a while since you’ve read it, make sure to check your spam folder. Also: Look for changes on the horizon to its delivery that will result in you getting more of the targeted knowledge you’re looking for.
  • SCACPA Social Media is important for you to get the most out of membership! Don’t forget to follow us on social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram) for quick, real-time updates. We share the latest breaking news on social media first, so go ahead and give us a Like and Follow!

Connect

  • As SCACPA continues to pivot and innovate to meet the needs of our members, make the most of the Association’s online open forum community SCACPA Connect. This member benefit allows members to talk to one another and offer support, which we know is needed now more than ever. Read about how to log in and start a conversation All we ask is that everyone abide by some simple rules of SCACPA Connect etiquette.
  • Thank you to everyone who responded to our 2020 Membership Survey this June. We received a total of 766 responses, with 491 coming from members and 275 from non-members. Your incredible support helps us to develop the best ways to get you the information you need as quickly and easily as possible. Congratulations to our three members who won $100 Visa gift cards in our random drawing of respondents.

Grow

Member Benefit Spotlight

  • SCACPA has introduced many new benefits including group health insurance, auto and home insurance, long-term care and pet health insurance. Visit www.scacpa.org/insurance for more details.