SCACPA’s partners served up content on topics including NEXUS, Metrics that Matter, and Cost Segregation! 

This session will walk you through the qualifications for the South Carolina New Jobs Tax Credit, the benefits it can offer, and how to take advantage of this incentive. We will also break down all the rumors and false information about the ERC so you can protect your clients from being scammed, and we will walk through the actual qualifications for this credit.

Improving financial results begins by choosing the right key performance indicators. After all, what gets measured gets managed. But with so much data available, how do finance leaders decide which KPIs to track?

Captive Insurance has been utilized by Fortune 500 Companies for decades and is no longer just for big businesses. Thousands of small to mid-sized businesses enjoy the benefits of owning a Captive Insurance Company. This presentation provides practical Captive information useful for CFOs, Controllers, CPAs in public accounting and their clients.

Businesses are experiencing constant change and increasingly recognizing that what happened last year may not have as much relevance to decisions they’re making now. In an ever-changing business landscape, it’s important to position yourself as true business partner in your C-suite. As the CFO role continues to evolve, we will share best practice tips on business strategy including business performance resources such as strategy pyramids, strategy maps, and balanced scorecards. We’ll also cover business leadership including ways to develop a broader skillset.

Automation and real-time metrics dashboards sound great, but spreadsheets and manual processes are a known commodity.  How does an accounting department move away from manual entry that requires human involvement?

This webinar will address opportunities available to CFOs and accounting teams to implement automation in 2023:  How do you apply these technologies?  What skills does your company need to utilize them?  How do you automate away functions you’re not able to do today or won’t be able to in the near future?

In this webinar, state tax expert Michael Fleming will review what is NEXUS, and what to do after you have determined where you have a link or connection with a state (called NEXUS). Determining NEXUS is just the first step in determining if you or your client should register to collect tax. Sometimes there is no requirement to do anything even when you have NEXUS. If there is a requirement to register to collect tax, how should you register?

This course will cover the fundamentals of the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit. Topics include history and recent developments, project qualifications, calculating the benefits, the chronology of a typical project, and common issues. Each year hundreds of companies are taking advantage of the credit to increase their bottom line. It’s time to learn how you can benefit!

Part of one’s duty as a CPA working in industry is to safeguard the assets of the organization. Cost cutting is one way to preserve assets and maintain a company’s competitive position in the industry. However, what keeps us from ridding our organizations of unnecessary costs? In this course, we will look at the factors that prevent our companies from being as streamlined as they could be. By using statistics and survey data, we will attempt to show how to better negotiate and navigate budgeting and contracting decisions. We will also discuss financial statement analysis techniques, benchmarking, and cash flow management in an effort to better cut costs and maintain the long-run viability of an organization.

Paychex surveyed more than 600 HR decision-makers and more than 2,000 employees at different-sized businesses across the U.S. to find out what employers are getting wrong when it comes to the needs of their workforce. Here’s a look at why employees say they consider leaving their current companies, and what employers should be thinking about as they look to retain and attract top talent in today’s competitive work environment.

The Interest Charge – Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC-DISC) will reduce federal income tax on your export sales and increase your after-tax cash flow. You will gain an understanding of the sales and services that will qualify for the IC-DISC and the shareholder value you will add with an IC-DISC.

Part of being a CFO or Controller is protecting the assets of the organization and managing risk. While many financial leaders feel comfortable with the strategic aspect of this task, finding the right insurance coverages can leave one feeling out of their element. This course will focus on three common business policies – the package policy, the business & property policy, and the cyber policy. Through case studies and illustrative examples, we will explore what these policies cover, as well as what they don’t cover. We will also discuss how to have more productive conversations with outside insurance brokers.

A Cost Segregation Study dissects the construction cost or purchase price of real property that would normally depreciate over a long period and reallocates costs into shorter tax lives of 5, 7 or 15 years. This introductory course will provide background information, depreciation rules, and how a cost segregation study is performed.