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JOHN SCOTT — A tax reform lump of coal: Democrats, Republicans far apart on any overhaul of the tax code; Or are they?

It’s the most wonderful time of year! Everywhere you look, children are anticipating the arrival of Old St. Nick. The lights are up, and the stores are packed. Everyone is hoping to be judged as nice, not naughty, and receive a stocking full of presents instead of a lump of coal. But, when the Jolly Old Elf makes his final ...

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HORNE promotes Kelli Carver, Savannah Ellzey, Anca Lungu, Nikki Hults and Julie Hankins

CPA and business advisory firm HORNE LLP recently promoted five team members in office locations across the state. Kelli Carver, Savannah Ellzey, Anca Lungu and Nikki Hults each earned promotions within the firm’s disaster recovery management team located on the Gulf Coast. Carver was promoted to manager. Lungu and Hults were named supervisors. Ellzey was named senior associate. Julie Hankins ...

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Neil Forbes earns promotion at HORNE

HORNE LLP has promoted Neil Forbes, CFE, PMP to partner in charge of disaster recovery services. Forbes holds a bachelor of arts degree in English literature from Virginia Wesleyan College. He is a certified fraud examiner and project management professional. Forbes joined HORNE in 2008 with management and consulting experience overseeing campaign and political operations in 18 different states for ...

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HORNE makes promotions

CPA and business advisory firm HORNE LLP recently promoted Amy Smith, Scott Dawkins, Paul Foster, Nikki Hults, Sara Lutz and Tim Hall. Smith works in tax services and was promoted to tax services manager. Dawkins, Foster, Hults and Lutz were all promoted to supervisor. Dawkins works in tax services. Foster works in fraud, forensic and litigation services. Hults works in ...

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WILLOUGHBY: Joey Havens grows with HORNE

One of my mentors has a phrase he likes to say about the importance of people development — Productive People Produce Profits Period! He understands that great organizations are made up of great people. I believe leaders’ ability to develop people around them is a critical skill and increasingly important in today’s knowledge economy. When I first started studying leadership, ...

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JOHN SCOTT — Pigskins, Pumpkins and Planning

Fall is a favorite time of year here in Mississippi. Football season (high school, college and NFL) is going strong and pumpkins are showing up everywhere in anticipation of Halloween. Before we know it, 2014 will be here! With that in mind, another rite of fall comes into focus — tax planning. While not as exciting as football or as ...

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Study complete, HORNE recommends selling hospital

NATCHEZ — The eventual sale of Natchez Regional Medical Center is necessary and inevitable if the area is going to have comprehensive health care in coming years. The Natchez Democrat reports that’s the takeaway Healthcare Management Partners CEO Scott Phillips said he had from the HORNE Group’s feasibility study about the sale of NRMC. The study was presented to the ...

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Supervisors vote yes to hospital contract; to hear from HORNE on study

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors has voted to enter into what could be a half-million dollar a contract with Healthcare Management Partners. The Natchez Democrat reports the supervisors will hear Monday from the HORNE Group — which the county hired on behalf of Natchez Regional Medical Center — the results of a feasibility study done to determine ...

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HORNE bankers forum set for September

The historic changes under way in the U.S. banking sector will be among the topics covered at this year’s HORNE Bankers Forum in Memphis and Biloxi in September. The Biloxi session is Sept. 21 at the Beau Rivage, 875 Beach Blvd.; the Memphis session is Sept. 28 at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. This is the third year ...

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PSC selects companies to perform electric utility audits

If the selected companies stick to their bids, Mississippi ratepayers should save money on audits of their public electric utilities this year. The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved bids for the fiscal year 2010 audits of Mississippi Power Company and Entergy Mississippi that cumulatively total less than $1 million. Contracts have not been finalized. Last year’s audits cost more ...

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