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Two more court systems launch e-filing

JACKSON — Hinds Circuit Court and Hinds County Court will begin accepting voluntary electronic filing of court documents in civil cases Oct. 1, according to an order signed this week by Senior Circuit Judge Tomie Green. E-filing will become mandatory  Nov. 1 in civil cases. Clay County Chancery Court also will begin voluntary e-filing Oct. 1. The Clay County Circuit Court ...

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Errors and record mismanagement can be costly

It’s the little things that can get taxpayers. Simple math errors, poor penmanship or hurriedly filling out your tax form at the last minute account for loads of filing errors. And those slip ups, which typically happen with paper returns, give the Internal Revenue Service another opportunity to tout the benefits of filing taxes electronically. “We strongly suggest that people ...

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County court to require electronic filing next month

BRANDON — Rankin County Chancery Court will become the latest in the state to require electronic filing of court records as part of a years-long effort to bring Mississippi’s legal community into the digital age. Beginning Feb. 4, Chancery County Clerk Larry Swales tells The Clarion-Ledger anyone filing civil court documents in Rankin County must scan and email them rather ...

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Read January 4 issue of MBJ

>> HOSPITALITY New hotel to replace Oxford’s Downtown Inn— by Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> HEALTHCARE NMMC implants first absorbing heart sent >> OUR VIEW Tight budget covers possible government oversight cuts >> EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK Viking sale leaves Greenwood hanging >> PHIL HARDWICK Exploring disconnects between economic and community developers >> NANCY ANDERSON Lt. Gov. Reeves living ...

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Electronic filing the new standard

With the tax agreement finally reached this week by Congress, the Internal Revenue Service is preparing to move forward with training its customer service employees, modifying forms and publications and programming its computers to align with the changes to the tax law. And although income tax season is looming, there is still time for any necessary adjustments. Before the deal ...

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Madison County court to officially go paperless this month

CANTON — The County Court of Madison County will officially become a paperless system for filing civil court records June 29. The transition to electronic records in the County Court marks another milestone for Madison County, where Chancery and Circuit Courts served as the state’s first testing grounds for developing the Mississippi Electronic Courts system. Civil cases in all three courts are now ...

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More courts to test electronic filing system

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Chancery Courts in DeSoto, Harrison, Holmes and Yazoo counties are expected to be next to test electronic filing of court documents. The Mississippi Supreme Court in a May 26 order signed by Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. authorized expansion of the Mississippi Electronic Courts (MEC) pilot project to the Chancery Courts of DeSoto, Harrison, Holmes and Yazoo ...

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