Business & Industry

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kopis and The Move to Modern: Four Areas Every Company Should Evaluate

By |2018-06-07T18:48:44+00:00June 7th, 2018|Business & Industry, Partners, Technology|

Many of our clients ask how they can best keep up with technology trends -- and, more importantly, take advantage of the simplified, feature-rich services that are now more [...]

Hurricane Season is Underway, and IRS Warns of Natural Disaster Scams

By |2018-06-07T13:38:02+00:00June 7th, 2018|Business & Industry, Governmental, Tax|

With hurricane season underway, the IRS is reminding taxpayers that criminals and scammers often try to take advantage of the generosity of taxpayers who want to help disaster victims. Hurricane [...]

The 2018 PCPS/CPA.com National MAP Survey is Open for Participation

By |2018-05-31T16:01:45+00:00May 31st, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Membership|

How Do Your Firm’s Salaries Compare with Others Its Size?  Be in the know in less time! The newly redesigned and streamlined 2018 AICPA PCPS/CPA.com National Management of an Accounting [...]

IRS Scam Warning: Phishing Attacks Come Disguised as Professional Association Outreach

By |2018-05-25T13:01:13+00:00May 25th, 2018|Business & Industry, Featured, Tax, Technology|

The IRS and its state and industry Security Summit partners warned tax practitioners to beware of phishing emails posing as state accounting and professional associations. The IRS has received [...]

SCACPA Urges Immediate Action on Conformity This Summer

By |2018-05-23T18:26:26+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Tax|

Throughout the recent South Carolina legislative session, the South Carolina Association of CPAs communicated to legislators and the public at large that Conformity is needed as soon as possible. [...]

IRS: Federal Guidance on State, Local Tax Credits is On the Horizon

By |2018-05-23T15:53:53+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Tax|

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the IRS issued a notice on May 23, 2018, stating that proposed regulations will be issued addressing the deductibility of state and local [...]

CPAs Can Find Advice on How to Add Planning Services

By |2018-05-17T01:09:02+00:00May 17th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Tax|

AICPA has held recent conversations that point to resources CPAs can use on how to remain relevant as the marketplace for tax compliance services is becoming commoditized by advances in [...]

Kopis: Consider These Questions for Your First Machine Learning Project

By |2018-05-16T16:20:29+00:00May 16th, 2018|Business & Industry, Technology|

By Jonathan Fowler Senior BI Developer, Kopis “Machine Learning” has eclipsed “Big Data” as the Business Intelligence buzzword. Many available tools make it easier than ever to train, test and [...]

News Roundup: Thousands of SC Technical Jobs are Unfilled, Lexington Co. has State’s Best Cost of Living

By |2018-05-16T15:55:37+00:00May 16th, 2018|Auditing & Accounting, Business & Industry, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, News Roundup, Tax|

As Thousands of Technical Jobs go Unfilled, Leaders Debate Ways to Strengthen Workforce With the state’s 4.4% unemployment rate at a near two-decade low, thousands of new residents moving in [...]