Blogs

SCACPA Member Benefit Alert: Access the Clemson Tax School via Livestream

By |2018-07-16T11:54:51+00:00July 13th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Partners, Regulatory, Tax|

Seats are filling fast for this fall’s 57th annual Clemson University Income Tax Course, the two-day classes offered throughout South Carolina from late October through mid-December. Every year, there are [...]

Deadline Extended to July 31 for PCPS/CPA.com National MAP Survey

By |2018-07-13T15:28:20+00:00July 13th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership, Partners|

AICPA will extend the deadline through July 31 to complete the 2018 AICPA PCPS/CPA.com National Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Survey. The CPA profession’s largest benchmarking tool has [...]

LEGISLATIVE REARVIEW: Copper Dome Strategies’ 2018 Review Includes Conformity Forecast

By |2018-07-13T13:53:06+00:00July 13th, 2018|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

THE STATUS OF CONFORMITY: Two Conformity bills – one each from the House and Senate – may still be considered this year, as they were included in the Sine [...]

S.C. News Roundup: Amid Tariff Reactions, BMW Says Spartanburg Expansion Still on Track

By |2018-07-11T13:48:14+00:00July 11th, 2018|News Roundup|

Amid Tariff Reactions, BMW Says Spartanburg Expansion Still on Track German automaker BMW and Chinese partner Brilliance Automotive Group Holdings announced the joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive to increase [...]

IRS, Security Summit Launch Awareness Campaign to Protect Client Data

By |2018-07-10T19:02:52+00:00July 10th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

The IRS and its Security Summit partners have initiated a summertime security awareness campaign for tax professionals with an expanded guide that provides critical steps to protect client data. "Protect [...]

Upcoming ‘Tax Team’ Courses Highlight SCACPA Roster of Federal Tax CPE

By |2018-07-13T15:42:44+00:00July 10th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Membership, News Release, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs is excited to introduce a new Federal Tax Update course with the “South Carolina Tax Team.” SCACPA has assembled distinguished, nationally recognized Federal [...]

Board of Accountancy Q2 Newsletter: Updates on New Education Committee, Succession Planning

By |2018-07-09T17:12:57+00:00July 9th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Board of Accountancy has released its 2nd Quarter 2018 Newsletter, and it includes a list of all recently licensed South Carolina CPAs from October 2017-March 2018. [...]

DEW Announces July Classes For SUITS Electronic Filing For Employers, TPAs

By |2018-06-29T13:11:29+00:00June 29th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Membership, Partners, Regulatory, Tax|

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce replaced its legacy tax system in March with its State Unemployment Insurance Tax System. Since the end of the 2018 1st quarter [...]

DOR Looks Into S.C. Sales Tax Options of SCOTUS Wayfair Decision

By |2018-06-27T14:26:27+00:00June 27th, 2018|Business & Industry, Governmental, Regulatory, Tax|

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that states can require online retailers to collect sales taxes.  In the decision of South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. on Thursday, June 21, the [...]

Deadline Nears to Pledge a Tax Credit Donation as Exceptional SC Passes Halfway Mark to $12M Goal

By |2018-06-25T14:04:39+00:00June 25th, 2018|Featured, Membership, Tax|

Exceptional SC, is a 501(c)3 charity that helps K-12 students with special needs attend credentialed private schools through tuition tax credits and scholarships, has announced it is quickly on the [...]

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: House, Senate Remain at Odds on $60M of Budget

By |2018-06-25T18:30:33+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

The General Assembly is set to return to Columbia on Wednesday, June 27, to allow members to continue working on specified unfinished business, including Tax Conformity, the state budget, and [...]

4 CPA Firms Ranked Among 2018 ‘Best Places to Work in South Carolina’

By |2018-06-19T13:33:14+00:00June 19th, 2018|Business & Industry, Membership|

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, Cherry Bekaert, Elliott Davis and Scott & Company are CPA firms listed among the “Best Places to Work in South Carolina,” as chosen by the [...]

IRS’ Kautter Signals That 199A Guidance on Pass-Through Deductions is Pending Release

By |2018-06-15T15:35:06+00:00June 15th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

When will the IRS issue guidance on new Internal Revenue Code section 199A? That’s among the top questions on CPAs’ minds related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The [...]

S.C. News Roundup: 92% of GOP Voters Support Conformity Question

By |2018-06-15T12:35:45+00:00June 14th, 2018|Blogs, News Roundup|

Support for Conformity by State’s GOP Primary Voters is 92% Among the non-binding questions appearing on party ballots in Tuesday’s primary, Republican voters were asked, “Do you believe that [...]

SCACPA joins Chamber of Commerce in Conformity Statement

By |2018-06-14T14:51:27+00:00June 14th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Association of CPAs has joined the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce in a news statement urging Conformity action by the state Senate this summer on June [...]

Country Time Lemonade Takes a Stand For Kids’ Business Permits with ‘Legal-Ade’

By |2018-06-14T12:25:49+00:00June 14th, 2018|Business & Industry, Regulatory|

“When life hands you outdated laws, make lemonade, and get Legal-Ade.” That’s Country Time lemonade’s motto as it stands up to introduce Legal-Ade -- “a crack team ready to straighten [...]

With More than 2 million ITINs to Expire in 2018, IRS Urges Early Steps to Renew

By |2018-06-14T12:25:37+00:00June 14th, 2018|Governmental, Tax, Uncategorized|

With more than 2 million Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers set to expire at the end of 2018, the IRS urges affected taxpayers to submit their renewal applications soon to [...]