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Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Sept. 21, 2020): NOL Carrybacks – Back From the Dead

Welcome to the Federal Tax Update Podcast, hosted by Lynn Nichols. This is presented as a member benefit by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. It is produced to provide current information about developments in [...]

Meet Virtual Fall Fest 2020’s Most Wanted Session Speakers

SCACPA’s flagship event – Virtual Fall Fest 2020 – is right around the corner. We’re adopting and innovating so you can earn 16 hours of insightful CPE as we meet remotely. Choose from tracks of [...]

Why SCACPA Social Media is Important for You to Get the Most out of Membership

You can rely on SCACPA’s social media feeds to find the quick, real-time updates about what’s going on with the Association, along with South Carolina news you can use. We share our latest breaking [...]

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer Named as 2020 Best of the Best Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A. has been recognized by INSIDE Public Accounting as one of America’s 50 Best of the Best public accounting firms for 2020. BPS was also lauded as one of the nation’s [...]

View From the Dome: Conference Committee Named to Resolve Remaining CARES Act Funding for Local Governments, Colleges, Nonprofits

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 The General Assembly returned to Columbia to begin a special two-week legislative session. The Senate passed its version of the FY20-21 state budget and authorization for the [...]

Galasso Learning Solutions: Lease Accounting & CCRCs (New TQA)

The AICPA has issued a Technical Q&A titled “Accounting for Lease Components in Type A Life Care Contracts by Continuing Care Retirement Communities.” Issued in August, the TQA addresses common questions in the healthcare arena [...]

Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Sept. 14, 2020): Couple’s Tax Debt from Lavish Lifestyle was not Dischargeable

Welcome to the Federal Tax Update Podcast, hosted by Lynn Nichols. This is presented as a member benefit by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. It is produced to provide current information about developments in [...]

SCACPA Commends BOA for Addressing Modification of Livestream CPE Rules and Hardship Requests (Updated Sept. 11)

UPDATE: The South Carolina Board of Accountancy has released its announcement on this development. It is re-printed at the bottom of this post. The BOA's announcement includes a reminder and link regarding new Board [...]

View From the Dome: Senate Finance Committee Passes Version of FY20-21 Budget, OKs $420M from CARES Act for Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 The Senate Finance Committee passed its version of the FY20-21 state budget and authorization for the remaining CARES Act funds. The House Ways and Means CARES [...]

Galasso Learning Solutions: Virtual Currency – New Practice Aid

Cryptocurrency is becoming a more recognized transaction with more entities participating in this ecosystem. The AICPA has issued nonauthoritative guidance on accounting and auditing digital assets. FASB does not have authoritative guidance in this area, [...]

Galasso Learning Solutions: Proposed Changes to Risk Assessment Standards

The AICPA has issued a proposed SAS to clarify and improve the risk assessment standards. For the past few years, the AICPA has focused its audit quality initiatives on risk assessment. Now that the [...]

Is Your Firm Ready for the Security and Trust of the .cpa Domain? Registration for Addresses is Underway

The future of online security and trust for the CPA profession is arriving with the rollout of the domain of .cpa. In addition to better, more focused branding, the global movement toward the .cpa domain [...]

Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Sept. 7, 2020): IRS Issues Payroll Tax Deferral Guidance

Welcome to the Federal Tax Update Podcast, hosted by Lynn Nichols. This is presented as a member benefit by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. It is produced to provide current information about developments in [...]

View From the Dome: Latest BEA Projection is $775M in One-Time Surplus Revenue

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 The Senate returned to session Wednesday to address voting laws and began committee hearings on the state budget. The Attorney General announced the single largest lawsuit settlement [...]

Introducing Your New-Look Current Assets E-Newsletter, Tailored to Your Interests

With Communications as one of our Five Pillars of membership, SCACPA is dedicated to bringing you a comprehensive news package that cuts through the clutter of your inbox. That’s why we’re unveiling on Thursday, [...]

SCACPA Joins AICPA, COST in Urging Congressional Support for State Tax Filing Relief for Remote Workers

SCACPA has joined more than 120 employers and organizations across the nation in signing a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to support state tax filing and withholding relief for remote workers during the [...]

Lynn Nichols Federal Tax Update (Aug. 31, 2020): Owner-Employee PPP Loan Forgiveness

Welcome to the Federal Tax Update Podcast, hosted by Lynn Nichols. This is presented as a member benefit by the South Carolina Association of CPAs. It is produced to provide current information about developments in [...]

Introducing the “Accountable” Podcast for CFOs with SCACPA B&I Advisor David Peters, CPA

Join host David R. Peters, CPA, MST, on this installment of “Accountable,” the podcast for CFOs, by CFOs. David talks with Toni Berbrick, CPA, about cybersecurity. She is an associate professor of accounting at [...]

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