SCACPA Blog2018-04-27T14:34:20-05:00

SC DOR Public Draft Answers Questions About New Job Tax Credit, Increased Credit Amounts for Tier III and IV Counties

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released a 13-page advisory opinion in connection with Act No. 83, enacted May 22, 2019, which substantially increased the job tax credit amount for jobs created in South [...]

SC DOR Releases Public Draft for Internal Tax Appeals Process and Procedure

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released an 18-page advisory opinion to update the Department of Revenue’s internal appeals process for tax matters. The primary change is to revise the appeals process to [...]

SCACPA’s Membership Engagement Committee Looks to Create Opportunities for Volunteers and Recognize Your Contributions

With an active membership of nearly 4,300 CPAs, the South Carolina Association of CPAs in many ways has never been stronger. With robust attendance at our two annual accounting conferences, statewide support of our communities [...]

SC Board of Accountancy’s Q3 2019 Newsletter Looks to Future with Invitation to New CPA Oath Ceremony

The South Carolina Board of Accountancy has released the 3rd quarter 2019 edition of its “SC BOArd News” newsletter, and you can access it here. It contains information for all licensees, including: NEW CPA [...]

SC News and Tax Roundup: IRS Warns of Scam for Social Security Number Cancellation

In This Issue: IRS warns of telemarketing scam that threatens cancellation of social security numbers. … Employee’s compromised login credentials left online personal records of 19,000 Midlands hospitals patients exposed. … South Carolina’s student [...]

SCACPA Governmental Affairs Committee Monitors BOA Proposals in State Register for Fees, Regulations for Electronic Records

The Legislative Council of The South Carolina General Assembly published the latest updates to The South Carolina State Register (Vol. 43, Issue 10) on Oct. 25. SCACPA commends all the LLR staff, Board Members [...]

Take the RAP Index Survey to Strengthen SCACPA Advocacy and Our Connections to Legislators

Earlier in 2019, SCACPA launched an important survey to help us grow our advocacy programs and advance our positions on the issues that impact South Carolina CPAs. Members from across the state participated in this [...]

Help SCACPA Welcome New CPAs to the Profession at Wednesday Night Oath Ceremony Before Fall Fest

For those SCACPA members who live in the Columbia area, or if you plan to arrive in the Capital City the Wednesday before Fall Fest, please consider joining SCACPA to welcome the latest wave of [...]

New Process for Amending SC Individual Income Tax Returns Coming in 2020

The South Carolina Department of Revenue is changing the process for amending South Carolina Individual Income Tax Returns in 2020. Beginning with tax year 2019, you will use the SC1040 to amend South Carolina Individual [...]

SCDOR’s Online State Tax Lien Registry Launches on Nov. 1

The South Carolina Department of Revenue will implement an online state tax lien registry on Nov. 1. State lawmakers called for the implementation of this registry after passage of S. 160 in March. A [...]

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

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 and Technical Questions and Answers. [...]

Check Out How Your Peers Are Making a Difference Around SC During October Month of Service

Central Chapter Members at Harvest Hope Food Bank. SCACPA challenged its chapters, firms and members to show how CPAs can give back to the community during October Month of Service, and we’re [...]

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

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 on governments, the proposal would [...]

SCACPA’s Student Pipeline: Catawba Members Introduce the World of Accounting at Rock Hill High School

The Catawba Chapter, along with Junior Achievement, sponsored an accounting lunch and learn at Rock Hill High School’s media center on Tuesday, Sept. 24. About 30 students attended from RHHS accounting classes, and they asked [...]

Member Benefit Alert: SCACPA Partners with Surgent On-Demand Self-Study CPE

SCACPA members who know they can depend on the Association for all-around CPE excellence now have an incredible opportunity to get specialized knowledge for their precise career needs. The South Carolina Association of CPAs [...]

Here’s a Free Guide: “Tax Law Reform Complicates Year-End Planning”

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, the higher standard deduction, and [...]

SC News and Tax Roundup: Charleston Wine Market, Supply Chain Brace for Tariffs Hitting European Union

In This Edition: Charleston wine market, supply chain brace for tariffs hitting European Union … Anderson County, Duke Energy have plan for energy storage at civic center … With North Charleston ties to Mercedes-Benz vans, [...]