SCACPA Happenings

SCACPA Happenings2018-05-15T15:50:59+00:00

Happenings provides a weekly update on how SCACPA Staff members are working for you.  Learn what projects are in the works and how we’ve been promoting the CPA Profession.

Week Sept. 17-21

Educate

  • All courses from last week (Cash Management [SMMG02, LIMG02] and Managing Risk in Business and Industry [SMMG03 and LIMG03]) have been reconciled. If you have not received your certificate, please contact CPE Assistant Alex Pierce by phone at 803.791.4181 ext. 409 or by e-mail at apierce@devscacpa.wpengine.com.
  • We have a few events going on this week at the office and a course in Greenville. Sam Monastra is teaching a Controllership CFO Series from the SCACPA office on Wednesday and again at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville on Thursday. Lynn Nichols, CPA, is leading our FREE course, Complete Coverage of 199A Regulations, on Thursday. Those who attend this course will receive a free 199A Deducation calculator.
  • The CPE team is continuing to smooth out the details for November’s Fall Fest Accounting Conference. Because of the size of the conference and the layout of the venue, we are encouraging those who are planning to attend to please register and pick out sessions as soon as possible.

Communications

  • The Communications and Membership teams are shifting focus from retention to recruitment. With All Inclusive Membership, we know CPAs across the state are excited at the potential of membership with the only organization in South Carolina that protects the profession. Join SCACPA today!
  • Spreading profession-related news regarding Hurricane Florence has been and will continue to be a top priority for the entire SCACPA staff, particularly the Communications team. Keeping our members up to date and well informed is something we take great pride in. Our Disaster Readiness page is updated regularly to keep you informed on all the latest news regarding Hurricane Florence’s aftermath. Follow us on social media to get updates faster.
  • Month of Service is just around the corner and t-shirt designs are almost finalized! A scholarship fund in memory of former SCACPA President H. McRoy Skipper, CPA, was launched in conjunction with October’s 2018 Month of Service, and the t-shirts should be available for purchase soon.

Advocate

  • SCACPA Advocacy has been hard at work the past week making sure those affected by Hurricane Florence and the mandatory evacuation orders received a tax deadline extension. As of Monday, September 17, President Trump issued a major federal disaster declaration for the following South Carolina counties: Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Georgetown, Horry, Marion, Organgeburg and Williamsburg. Please note we have Public Assistance, Individual Assistance is being reviewed. The IRS bases relief on Individual Assistance. All the latest updates can be found here.
  • We recognize we must find a solution to disaster-related tax extensions and are actively working on crafting a solution at the State level.
  • A Conformity Committee Meeting is scheduled for early this week. Conformity updates can be found on the SCACPA blog.

Connect

  • 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.