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.
Have you heard about our Refer-a-Friend program? Check out how you and a friend can get rewarded through SCACPA.
SCACPA Content Products are in the works! In addition to standard tips and tricks, our content guide for interviewing will feature quotes from members about what they specifically look for in candidates. We’re also putting together information on how to market your CPA firm. Stay tuned!
We are excited to host high school teachers from around the region at the AICPA’s APBP: Advanced Accounting Training here in the SCACPA office! We’re dedicated to growing the student pipeline and providing teachers with the tools they need to communicate the need for accounting professionals and encourage students to explore the profession. Teachers, click here to register.
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?
Being active in the community is fruitful for the soul and the greater good. Chapter socials are a great way to get involved in your local physical community, as well as the professional community – your fellow CPAs. You can never know too many people, have too many friends, or volunteer too often. See what’s going on in your local Chapter below!
The Ed Fund Trustees are meeting next month to comb through scholarship submissions. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application, and best of luck! Winners will be announced around September.
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.
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.
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SCACPA is currently looking for volunteers to serve on the Member Engagement Committee and GAP (Growing the Accounting Profession) Committee. Anyone who would like more information or is interested in volunteering on either committee should contact the Communications team at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can check out our Volunteer page for more info, too!
As we near the end of the membership year (June 30, 2019), you might have questions about how to use the final remaining hours of your 2018-19 CPE Bank. Because it’s not always possible to find the specialized topics that are important to you at an in-person seminar, SCACPA’s selections of Surgent On-Demand Self-Study courses are a perfect fit for those who find themselves with an hour or two left to use before 40-hour CPE Banks are reset and unused hours are gone. Read the FAQ here.
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.
The auditor’s report is getting a facelift, and Melisa’s here to tell you all about it! Join her for a one-hour rebroadcast course on July 25, covering the New AICPA Auditor’s Report. Read more and register here.