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Where Is Exceptional SC???

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From what we have been told it has been two weeks since #FireChadConnelly was let go and #RemoveTomPersons resigned from Exceptional SC Board … and where is Exceptional SC???

Have the rest of the Board resigned too … or just on VACATION??? We have not seen any communication from the board to parents or school officials … ZERO!!! 

We have reached out to EVERY BOARD MEMBER … even spoke with Exceptional SC’s attorneys … but was not able to get ANY sufficient information as far as the plan and future of the program. 

Obviously, we have and will keep offering help … we know how to raise the money … and we can do it in a timely manner for students to receive scholarships sooner than later … but what are THEY going to do???

THE VISION TO FIX EXCEPTIONAL SC:

THE SOLUTION:  Adding back CONSTITUTIONAL“independent non-profits” when the legislature returns on September 15th, CPAs will make it easy to recommend the program to their clients, people that actually care about the kids will be involved (not just “paid” fundraisers) … and we have no doubt that the collective “we” (ourselves and other groups who want to get involved) will raise the full 2020 available $12 million by 12/31 …. and next year’s available $12 million in early January 2021.  That is $24 MILLION by 1/31/2021!!!

Or we can continue to deal with fundraising problems as the NATION’S ONLY GOVERNMENT RUN K-12 TAX CREDIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM!!!

And we DON’T have a lot of time:  If the remaining four board members at Exceptional SC don’t get together with us … we won’t get anything accomplished when the SC Legislature goes back to Columbia on SEPTEMBER 15th. 

It’s NOW … or the 2020-2021 program year is lost.

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Parental Tax Credit – GET READY!!!

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It is finally here … the 2020 parental tax credit “race”!!!

Next FRIDAY, JANUARY 15TH … at 8:30AM sharp!!!

GET READY … and don’t be late.  We expect the entire $2 MILLION to be claimed within minutes!!!

YES … MINUTES … so prepare yourself and type fast.

THE PROCESS: The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) will begin accepting applications for the 2020 Parental Refundable Tax Credit on January 15, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. A new tutorial is available to help you with the new submission process. Learn more below. 

What you need to know:

  • You must submit your Parental Refundable Credit application online using the SCDOR’s free and secure tax portal, MyDORWAY. The SCDOR will not accept paper, faxed, or emailed applications.
  • A new tutorial is available to show you how to submit your application through MyDORWAY. Prepare now by watching the tutorial.
  • Details about the application and the application process are available at dor.sc.gov/exceptional-sc.

What you need to do:

  • Sign up for MyDORWAY now so you’ll be ready to submit your application on January 15, 2021.
  • If you’re new to MyDORWAY, sign up information and tutorials are available at dor.sc.gov/MyDORWAY.

Questions about the 2020 Parental Refundable Credit? Contact the SCDOR at TaxTech@dor.sc.gov.


VIDEO TUTORIAL – HOW TO APPLY:

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Exceptional SC Legal Status EXPIRED … AGAIN!!!

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Seriously … can this be happening again??? 

Granted, I am a tax attorney / CPA … so I think about these things all the time … and one of the VERY FIRST THINGS they teach us “tax people” is BEFORE YOUR CLIENT DONATES TO A NON-PROFIT … check their legal status.  If not all in order, and you let your client donate … it could be LEGAL MALPRACTICE!!!

First you check that the non-profit is actually an IRS approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit … and then you check the Secretary of State’s Office to verify the organization’s legal status is current.

(not so) Exceptional SCs Status?  EXPIRED … AGAIN!!!

Why, Why, Why???  Remember this from JANUARY 2020 … we mocked the incompetency back then … but no, the #FireTheBoard!!! at (not so) Exceptional SC let their legal status expire AGAIN!!! 

Board Malpractice!!!

Legal Status Expired in January 2020 & AGAIN in December 2020

This says it all … WE know how to FIX ALL OF THIS … but the (not so) Exceptional SC Board won’t do anything … won’t talk … won’t meet … just blame others.  STOP THE INSANITY!!!!

Jeff Davis, JD, MBA, CPA (GA)
Board Chairman
843-501-1842 (PKF Office)
843-901-8036 (cell)
info@palmettokidsFIRST.org

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“Only” $63,115 Raised in November!!!

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Well, it is not getting any better.  (not so) Exceptional SC only raised $63,114.78 in November … another huge FAILURE!!!

In November 2019 … as bad as that year was … they raised $427,000. 

Donors have ZERO confidence in the Board at (not so) Exceptional SC … especially after they apparently let the now fired executive director Chad Connelly EMBEZZEL MONEY from the organization … from kids scholarships … and still trying to sweep it under the rug. 

Would you donate to these guys … or as a CPA tell your clients to donate to them?!?!?  It is NEVER going to get better with (not so) Exceptional SC!!!

It is not getting better folks … and the BOARD at (not so) Exceptional SC is still silent.
 

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