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Accounting for success

There are a number of professional associations that play a very important role in the business community of our state. Last week, I focused on Larry Houchins and The Mississippi Bar, and this week I turn the attention to another impactful organization — the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA). I interviewed Jack Coppenbarger, who is executive director of ...

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Hiring picking up for accountancy grads

Accounting has not been immune to the difficult economy experienced in the past couple of years, but the job market for accounting graduates appears to be on the upswing. “We noticed in 2010 it was much, much more difficult,” said Mark Wilder, Ph.D., CPA, dean of the Patterson School of Accountancy, University of Mississippi. “It was tighter and more challenging ...

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Federal healthcare reform education

Mississippi Society of CPAs leading efforts for accountants As accountants strive to understand the federal healthcare reform legislation, the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants is giving guidance by helping educate its members. Programs on the healthcare act have been held in Tupelo, Jackson and Hattiesburg with William F. Taylor as the presenter. Taylor, a CPA and community bank president ...

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