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S.C. News Roundup: Coastal Hospitals Cover Costs of Patients’ Hurricane Evacuations

By |2018-09-19T18:46:01+00:00September 19th, 2018|News Roundup|

Coastal Hospitals Cover Costs of Patients’ Hurricane Evacuations When 400 hospital patients are evacuated from the South Carolina coast to avoid Hurricane Florence, who picks up the bill? About [...]

SC DOR to Offer Case-By-Case Tax Relief for Hurricane Florence

By |2018-09-19T10:20:04+00:00September 19th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue announced on Tuesday that it will work on a case-by-case basis to waive any penalties assessed for taxpayers who cannot meet state filing [...]

SC DOR Issues Advisory Opinion for Remote Sellers and Sets Economic Nexus Standard of $100,000

By |2018-09-19T09:55:08+00:00September 19th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Tax, Technology|

The SC Department of Revenue has approved and issued its Advisory Opinion, Revenue Ruling 18-14: Retailers Without a Physical Presence (“Remote Sellers”) – Economic Nexus, on Tuesday, Sept. 18. It [...]

Tax Conformity Arrangement Moves Forward from Senate Finance Subcommittee

By |2018-09-18T15:42:35+00:00September 18th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The push to enact Tax Conformity in South Carolina passed a significant milestone as the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Conformity unanimously adopted an amendment to a House bill on [...]

IRS Reminder: Beware of Disaster Scammers During Florence Recovery

By |2018-09-18T11:37:08+00:00September 18th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax, Technology|

The IRS is reminding taxpayers that criminals and scammers try to take advantage of the generosity of taxpayers who want to help victims of major disasters, such as Hurricane [...]

SCACPA Urges IRS to Consider Paths for Tax Deadline Extensions for Those Under Mandatory Evacuation Orders

By |2018-09-18T12:11:01+00:00September 18th, 2018|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

South Carolina’s road to recovery from Hurricane and Tropical Storm Florence will be long, but SCACPA has been hard at work to secure assistance and relief for the state’s [...]

SCACPA Watches for State, Federal Responses to Tax Deadline Disaster Extension Requests

By |2018-09-13T12:15:54+00:00September 13th, 2018|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

With mandatory evacuations along the South Carolina coast underway in anticipation of Hurricane Florence, SCACPA reached out early in the week to the SC DOR and the Governor’s Office to [...]

S.C. News Roundup: Tourism Crowds Skip Lowcountry After Florence Evacuation Order

By |2018-09-13T13:47:30+00:00September 12th, 2018|News Roundup|

Tourism Crowds Skip Lowcountry After Florence Evacuation Order Hotels in the Charleston area, where occupancy rates typically are 85% in this part of the tourism season, are focused on [...]

SCACPA Announces H. McRoy Skipper Scholarship Fund as Month of Service Project

By |2018-09-19T16:47:44+00:00September 12th, 2018|Featured, Membership, Public Relations|

A scholarship fund in memory of former SCACPA President H. McRoy Skipper, CPA, is being launched in conjunction with October’s 2018 Month of Service, the South Carolina Association of [...]

IRS has Taxpayer Assistance Plans as Hurricane Florence Approaches

By |2018-09-13T10:29:04+00:00September 10th, 2018|Business & Industry, Governmental, Membership, Tax|

As Hurricane Florence advances, SCACPA is sharing the following preparedness advice from the IRS. In the coming days, South Carolina is projected to be affected by severe storms, flooding and [...]

Preparedness Steps in Advance Of Hurricane Florence

By |2018-09-13T10:29:55+00:00September 10th, 2018|Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs wants our members to be aware we are monitoring weather forecasts for Hurricane Florence and its possible effects on SCACPA functions and emergency [...]

USC Friends of Accounting Kick-Off Connects Students, Alumni

By |2018-09-04T16:29:45+00:00September 4th, 2018|Business & Industry, Membership, Public Relations|

SCACPA was proud to be a presenting co-sponsor of the University of South Carolina's FAD (Friends of Accounting) Fall Kick-Off reception on Thursday, Aug. 30, at Stone River along [...]

SCACPA Mourns the Loss of Past President H. McRoy Skipper Jr., CPA, and Jo Skipper

By |2018-09-05T17:21:02+00:00August 31st, 2018|Featured, Membership|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is mourning the loss of H. McRoy Skipper Jr., CPA, and his wife, Jo, who both died in a tragic multi-vehicle traffic accident [...]

S.C. News Roundup: IRS Loophole Proposal Could Constrict Exceptional SC Scholarship Donations

By |2018-08-29T20:11:11+00:00August 29th, 2018|News Roundup|

IRS Loophole Proposal Could Constrict Exceptional SC Scholarship Donations Proposed IRS regulations that attempt to clarify expectations between charitable contributions and tax payments could limit a loophole that made [...]

Share the Success: SCACPA Social Media Has You Covered

By |2018-08-29T10:42:02+00:00August 29th, 2018|Membership, Public Relations, Technology|

The SCACPA Communications team is happy to provide you with the weekly Current Assets e-newsletters every Thursday and our quarterly South Carolina CPA Report magazine. But you can find [...]

Columbia Business Review Ranks Bauknight, Pietras & Stormer as Columbia’s Top Accounting Firm

By |2018-08-28T14:27:58+00:00August 28th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Public Relations|

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A., which started in 1991 as a four-person accounting practice, has been ranked the No. 1 accounting firm in the Columbia region, according to Columbia Business [...]

SCACPA Presents: A Free 8-Hour Comprehensive 199A Update Course on Sept. 20

By |2018-08-23T14:52:09+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

COURSE TITLE: “Complete Coverage of 199A Regulations” REGISTER NOW: SMTX59 – In-Person | LITX59 – Livestream Lynn Nichols, CPA, host of SCACPA’s Federal Tax Update Podcast and presenter for [...]

S.C. News Roundup: Legislators Float Ideas for State’s $177M Budget Surplus

By |2018-08-23T14:19:04+00:00August 23rd, 2018|News Roundup|

Legislators Float Ideas for State’s $177 Million Budget Surplus S.C Comptroller Richard Eckstrom announced a one-time $177 million surplus for the fiscal year that ended for the state’s $8.1 [...]

Member Benefit Alert: SCACPA Partners with Surgent On-Demand Self-Study CPE

By |2018-08-21T16:21:08+00:00August 21st, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Partners, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

SCACPA members who know they can depend on the Association for all-around CPE excellence now have an incredible opportunity to get specialized knowledge for their precise career needs. The [...]