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

View from the Dome: House’s Tax Review Members Agree Property Tax Revisions Must Help Ed Funding

View from the Dome – Jan. 18, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC After the pomp and circumstance of the inaugural activities, the General Assembly got to work with numerous subcommittee and committee meetings. [...]

A Guide to IRS Operations During the Appropriations Lapse

Source: Newsroom Due to the lapse in appropriations, most IRS operations are closed during the shutdown. An IRS-wide furlough began on Dec. 22 that affects many operations. The IRS reminds taxpayers that the underlying [...]

SC News Roundup: McMaster’s Budget Blueprint Calls for Pay Raises for Teachers, $200M in Tax Rebates

McMaster’s Budget Blueprint Calls for Pay Raises for Teachers, $200M in Tax Rebates Among the priorities in Gov. Henry McMaster’s 2019-20 executive budget proposal are requests for a 5% pay raise to South Carolina’s [...]

Here’s How to Follow SCACPA’s Legislative Updates Throughout the 123rd SC General Assembly

As the 123rd South Carolina General Assembly is underway, you can rely on SCACPA for updates and analysis on the issues that affect South Carolina CPAs. The SCACPA Advocacy Team knows that all your hard [...]

Legislation We’re Watching as the 123rd SC General Assembly Begins

Now that the first regular session of the 123rd South Carolina General Assembly has convened, the SCACPA Advocacy Team wants all members to be aware of four key bills we are monitoring. These include [...]

SC News Roundup: McMaster’s Inaugural Address Promises Reforms for Education, Taxes, Business

McMaster’s Inaugural Address Promises Reforms for Education, Taxes, Business Republican Gov. Henry McMaster pledged in his inaugural address to reform the state’s tax code, made a commitment to the K-12 school system and vowed [...]

As Tax Season Approaches, SCACPA Members Get New Flat Rate Pricing on UPS Shipping

With UPS shipping, tracking and billing technology combined with security and insurance features, SCACPA members can build trust and loyalty with every overnight delivery. SCACPA members now have access to improved flat rate pricing [...]

Column: CPAs are Constituents Who Need to Start the Lobbying Dance with Lawmakers

Editor's Note: This column originally appeared in South Carolina CPA Report magazine (2Q, 2018). By Walda Wildman | SCACPA Member Since 1984 One of my memories from my first year in college is the butterflies [...]

See How Central Chapter’s “Meet & Greet” with Legislators is Blueprint for Grassroots Dialog

The Central Chapter of the South Carolina Association of CPAs is getting ready to host its annual “CPA Meet & Greet” with state legislators in the Vista Room of the Blue Marlin restaurant on the [...]

IRS Confirms: Tax Filing Season Begins Monday, Jan. 28, IRS Will Pay Refunds

Despite the shutdown of the Federal government, the IRS confirmed on Monday that it will process tax returns beginning Monday, Jan. 28 and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled. “We are committed to ensuring that [...]

’Tis the Season … For Reminders About the Use Of Your SCACPA 40-Hour CPE Bank

The SCACPA staff hopes that all members have been enjoying an improved CPE experience since the Association’s transition in 2018 to All-Inclusive Membership. As calendar year 2018 closes, we understand that many members likely [...]

CPE Listen and Learn: SCACPA Members Can Make Livestream a Part of Their Workday

Since the start of All-Inclusive Membership, SCACPA has worked hard to make sure our CPE offerings meet the needs of South Carolina CPAs. That means we schedule the courses you ask for, find the [...]

SC News Roundup: Raise in SC Minimum Wage Among Possibilities for 2019-20 Legislative Session

Raise in SC Minimum Wage Among 10 Ideas for 2019-20 Legislative Session As state lawmakers start to submit their 2019-20 legislative session proposals, The State newspaper examined 10 possible topics that could be in [...]