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

View from the Dome: Gov. McMaster’s Executive Budget Calls for Tax Cuts, Rebates for Taxpayers (Jan. 17, 2020)

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 IN THIS EDITION: The second session of the 123rd General Assembly convened on Tuesday, Jan. 14. It is the second year of the two-year legislative session, and [...]

Piedmont Chapter Student Night: Feb. 27 is A Free Evening for Food, Bowling and Networking with CPA Professionals

The Piedmont Chapter of the South Carolina Association of CPAs invites students interested in the accounting profession for a few hours of fun, food, bowling and networking with CPA professionals at our annual Student Night [...]

SC’s 2020 Legislative Session is Here, so Look to SCACPA’s ‘The View from the Dome’ for State House Developments on Tax Issues

South Carolina’s 2020 legislative session is here. Important debate and decisions on tax legislation will be underway at the State House. That means SCACPA’s “The View from the Dome” e-newsletter once again is here [...]

Did You Renew Your Richland County Business License by Dec. 31? Go Online and Save $10 by March 15 to Avoid Penalties

A message from Richland County Business Service Center Division Manager Pam Davis: Richland County business licenses expired on Dec. 31. Richland County would like to provide a courtesy reminder to businesses that County business licenses [...]

Transitions: Taking the Regulatory Pain Out of Moving Across State Lines

South Carolina stands out with its particular rules for journeying CPAs; and don’t forget your obligations in your former home By David R. Peters, CPA | SCACPA Member Since 2016 Note: David R. Peters, [...]

Galasso A&A Video Blog: Start 2020 with a Look at the CPA Exam, the Dynamic Audit Solution and CGMA Competency Framework

Happy New Year AND New Decade (although we know some of you will debate the “new decade” fact!). We are kicking off our first video blog of 2020 with changes coming to the CPA profession. [...]

View from the Dome: South Carolina’s Pending Tax Bills and Your 2020 Legislative Preview

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 In this edition: The second session of the 123rd General Assembly will convene Tuesday, Jan. 14. As this is the second year of our two-year legislative [...]

Ken Bauknight, CPA, Among 50 Most Influential People List from Columbia Business Monthly

Kenneth H. Bauknight, CPA, Founder & Shareholder at Bauknight Pietras & Stormer CPAs, has been recognized by Columbia Business Monthly as one of 2019’s 50 Most Influential People in Columbia for his leadership and [...]

Explore SCACPA’s Newest Member Benefit: Group Health Insurance for CPA Firms

SCACPA is proud to announce its newest member benefit: group health insurance for CPA firms. SCACPA Members can now look to the Association for your many insurance needs. We have formed a group insurance [...]

SCACPA Will Offer Just-in-Time CPE for “SECURE Act – New Legislation” on Thursday, Jan. 16

The long-awaited SECURE Act is a new tax law that was passed on Dec. 20, 2019. Part of a larger appropriations bill, it is being considered the most significant retirement legislation from Congress in [...]

Still Need December CPE? SCACPA Has 8 Hours of Team Tax Livestream Rebroadcast for You

There are only so many days left in December until the clock strikes midnight on 2019. Maybe in the end-of-year rush, you still need a few final CPE credits to reach your 40 hours. [...]

Forbes Recognizes Bauknight Pietras & Stormer as One of America’s Top Recommended Tax & Accounting Firms

CPA firm Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A., has been recognized by global media company Forbes as being among America’s top recommended tax and accounting firms. Of the 227 firms named to the Forbes list for [...]

SC News and Tax Roundup: SCDOR Unveils a South Carolina W-4 for 2020 State Allowances

In This Edition: SCDOR unveils a South Carolina W-4 for 2020 state allowances … Columbia, Charleston forecast among 2020’s ‘Affordable Alternatives’ to America’s high-priced big cities … Reach study projects that this letter from [...]

State Treasurer’s Office Shares Tools to Help Your Clients Report Unclaimed Property

The following is a message to SCACPA Members from the State Treasurer’s Office: The State Treasurer’s Office recognizes the important role that South Carolina CPAs play in educating their clients about state and federal [...]

SCACPA Introduces David R. Peters, CPA, as CPE Advisor, Speaker for Business and Industry

SCACPA is proud to announce an agreement with David R. Peters, CPA, to be the Association’s advisor and speaker on Business and Industry topics. Look for David to be an instructor for B&I and certain [...]

SC News and Tax Roundup: Lowcountry Business Owners Describe Post-Dorian Frustrations in First-Ever ‘Resilience Assessment’

In This Issue: Lowcountry business owners describe post-Dorian frustrations in first-ever ‘Resilience Assessment’ … Phone companies settle with SC governments over unpaid 911 call center taxes, but many agreements remain secret … Anderson University [...]