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Nail McKinney welcomes Andrew Spearman, Ryan Rhea

Andrew Spearman and Ryan Rhea have joined Nail McKinney Professional Association as staff accountants. Spearman is a native of Tupelo and a 2014 graduate of Mississippi State University with a master of taxation. He has passed all parts of the CPA exam and is working out of the firm’s Tupelo office. Rhea, also a native of Tupelo and a 2014 ...

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Supreme Court rules in favor of accountant

TUPELO — The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld its decision to throw out a verdict against accountant Mignon Willis, who had been ordered to pay her former employer more than $185,000 for failing to perform her responsibilities. The court yesterday denied Rehab Solutions’ motion to reconsider. A jury in Lee County in 2010 awarded the Tupelo company $133,574 in compensatory ...

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Carr, Riggs & Ingram merges with Georgia accounting firm

MADISON — Accounting firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) continues to expand its Southern footprint. BowenPhillips LLP, an accounting firm in South Georgia with locations in Tifton and Valdosta, has joined the ranks of CRI. With this merger, CRI has 30 locations strong with more than 700 professionals. William H. Carr, chairman and managing partner of CRI, said, “Given its ...

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UM accounting program makes national top 10

OXFORD — The undergraduate accountancy program at the University of Mississippi is ranked No. 10 in the nation by the Public Accounting Report in its latest edition. The independent newsletter of the accounting profession, in its Dec. 16, 2011, issue, also ranks the Patterson School of Accountancy’s master’s and doctoral programs at Nos. 11 and 12, respectively, in their categories. ...

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Clock ticking on year-end tax incentives, breaks

The clock is ticking on a number of year-end tax incentives and breaks. Before companies start singing “Auld Lang Syne,” experts say they better have taken advantage of ways to reduce their tax liability through incentives and asset assessments if they want the new year to be a happy one. “It’s not too late, but businesses need to be working ...

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