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

Be a Voice: Nominate Yourself or Another Outstanding CPA For SCACPA’s Board of Directors

In the past membership year, SCACPA has seen a lot of changes. Our advocacy efforts have ramped up, our membership model has changed, and our events are growing by leaps and bounds. Perhaps you [...]

Get Acquainted with the Excel Interface with SCACPA’s #TechTuesday

If you need a quick overview of the interface components of Microsoft’s Excel spreadsheet, tech guru and SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins has you covered with this week’s SCACPA #TechTuesday. Chris points the way for [...]

View from the Dome: SC Senate Gives Unanimous Second Reading to Conformity Bill; House Gives Final Approval on Budget

View from the Dome – March 15, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC There were no meetings scheduled in the House this week as they debated and passed the state budget. The Senate continued [...]

The Democratization of Analytics & Automation: The Cloud has Changed the Landscape

By Chris Hervochon, CPA, CVA | SCACPA Member Since 2017 Note: A version of this article appears in the Q1 2019 edition of South Carolina CPA Report magazine. The democratization of data-gathering and advanced [...]

Farmers and Fisherman Tax Penalty Relief Announced by SC DOR

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released Information Letter 19-8, a 2-page advisory opinion regarding waiving federal penalties for underpayments of estimated taxes by certain farmers and fishermen. In IRS Notice 2019-17, the [...]

SC DOR Releases Information Letter Summary of State Individual Income Tax Conformity to IRC

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has released Information Letter 19-7, a 13-page advisory opinion that summarizes South Carolina conformity with Internal Revenue Code sections affecting individual taxpayers through Feb. 9, 2018. The letter contains [...]

SCACPA’s Things to Watch in the Profession: A&A Update on Hosting Services

March 14, 2019 There have been many questions about the hosting standard that was supposed to be effective in 2018 but was delayed until July 1, 2019. At last, the Professional Ethics Executive Committee [...]

A Spreadsheet Name Game: Learn to Format Data in Excel with SCACPA’s #TechTuesday

Aspiring data pros can quickly come to the realization – all this data isn’t going to sort itself. That’s why for this week’s SCACPA #TechTuesday, tech guru and SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins demonstrates how to [...]

You are the Reason for SCACPA Success – A Year in Review

The pace of change has never been this fast, yet it will never be this slow again. With your support, SCACPA successfully navigated the change to the new All-Inclusive membership model.   This new membership [...]

View from the Dome: House’s Tax Conformity Bill Reaches Senate Finance Committee

View from the Dome – March 8, 2019 By Copper Dome Strategies, LLC The Senate Finance Sales and Income Tax Subcommittee approved the annual tax conformity legislation. The South Carolina House Tax Policy Review Committee [...]

South Carolina House Tax Policy Review Committee to Draft Bill for 4.5% State Income Tax

The South Carolina House Tax Policy Review Committee voted to adopt a plan to lower the state’s income tax from 7% to 4.5% over a five-year period. The plan would be funded by state growth [...]

Kopis: Is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Dying or Thriving in 2019?

By Adam Drewes, KOPIS, GM of ERP Division Note: Kopis is a Gold Infinity Partner of the South Carolina Association of CPAs If you are a controller, CPA, or anyone who needs to have [...]