IMPORTANT DUES REMINDER: SCACPA members paid a dues renewal rate of $700 in 2018 because every local Chapter contributed a $99 discount as a one-time only introductory rate for the All-Inclusive Membership package. Having heard the feedback of members like you, the All-Inclusive dues have given our members more options, better options and better content. We look forward to giving you this level of service and more moving forward at the $799 annual membership price.
SCACPA staff will be calling members who haven’t renewed just yet and you can avoid the late fee by paying when we call. You cannot bypass the late fee when paying online. Chat with you soon!
SCACPA is excited to present our Student Interview Guide! While still full of tips and tricks on acing an interview, we wanted to hear from our firms exactly what they are looking for in candidates. Gain a competitive edge and use the Student Interview Guide to help propel you forward in your career.
SCACPA is the only organization in the state the protects and promotes the CPA profession. Now that tax season has officially begun, we’re going to be promoting our #WhyCPA campaign to spread awareness about the differences between an accountant and a CPA, and why choosing a CPA is a smart long-term financial decision. We know choosing a CPA is the right decision, don’t you?
The Ed Fund Trustees are met last week to comb through scholarship submissions. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application! Thanks to our wonderful Ed Fund contributors, we were able to award $44,500 to 31 deserving students attending 10 colleges across the state. Check out all the winners here.
SAVE THE DATE: Scholarship winners are invited to attend the Scholarship Recognition luncheon at our annual fall conference, Fall Fest! The luncheon will be on Friday, November 15, at the Columbia Metro Convention Center. Email email@example.com and let us know you’re coming (and who’s coming with you!).
SCACPA Connect is our professional networking platform where members can engage and interact with each other. Your SCACPA Connect login credentials are the same as your scacpa.org login information. You can use SCACPA Connect to ask questions where other members and experts can give answers or advice. With the complexity of the new tax law, we know it is important to create a space where our CPAs can get answers fast – SCACPA Connect allows you to do just that. We answer your questions about Connect here.
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Registration (and session selection!) is already open for our annual fall conference, Fall Fest! With recording breaking attendance at Fall Fest in 2018, we are hopeful to set another record this year – and we hope you’re part of it. We hope to see you November 14 and 15 at the Columbia Metro Convention Center.
The Silent Auction is a seasoned veteran event at Fall Fest, and we need items for bidding! In 2018, participants bid on anything from wine packages to vacations, and everything in between. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on donating items to the Silent Auction.
SCACPA is excited to continue the partnership with Melisa Galasso, CPA, of Galasso Learning Solutions. With over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa closely monitors regulatory bodies for changes in auditing and accounting guidance and serves as a subject matter expert in implementing the updated guidance. Find Melisa’s first SCACPA blog post here. You can also find all of her video blogs on our YouTube channel.