SCACPA Happenings: Week of July 27-July 31

THIS WEEK:

  • Did you renew your All-Inclusive Membership for 2020-21? This is your last chance to avoid the $25 late fee that takes effect on August 1. 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.
  • The South Carolina Association of CPAs Educational Fund Trustees are proud to announce it has awarded $64,500 to 43 exceptional students who plan to pursue careers in accounting. The scholarship recipients represent 16 South Carolina colleges and universities. 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.
  • Thank you to all who have renewed your dues. We are innovating now more than ever to get the job done for you.

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

  • The Q2 issue of South Carolina CPA Report magazine is arriving in mailboxes. Check out 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.
  • 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!
  • Stay informed with SCACPA Happenings, especially as we start planning for November’s Fall Fest 2020 on Nov. 14-15!

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.
  • October Month of Service is fast approaching. SCACPA is looking for new ways to help our communities during these times of social distancing. We’re hoping you have innovative ideas on how the SCACPA community can safely and effectively make a difference for those in need. Thank you in advance for your upcoming contributions that will demonstrate that CPAs are trusted neighbors for those in need.
  • 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

  • Have you checked out the COVID-19 tools provided by SCACPA partner Paychex? 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. They also have a breakdown of state-by-state guidance.
  • 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.
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