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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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SCOTT: As the taxes turn

One of the notable changes in 21st century living is the decline of that classic daytime TV staple: The soap opera. While a few still hold on, many such as “As the World Turns” and “The Guiding Light” have gone the way of the dinosaur. These were longtime favorites of viewers and advertisers, but they are no more. This scenario ...

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SCOTT: Several important post-April tax developments

As another year’s tax day filing deadline came and went, several interesting, and potentially significant, tax-related developments surfaced that have a direct or indirect impact on us here in Mississippi. One development took place next door in Louisiana, another here, while the third emanates from Washington, D.C. First, in Baton Rouge in early April, Gov. Bobby Jindal reversed course on ...

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SCOTT: A health care reform primer

Three years ago this month, one of the most significant changes in the U.S. health care system in history was signed into law. On March 23, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) became a fact of life. Its opponents challenged its constitutionality and lost at the Supreme Court in June of last year. Then, with the outcome ...

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HORNE holds board elections

HORNE LLP recently held elections for its board of directors. Joel Bobo, CPA, was newly elected to the board, and John Scott, CPA, was re-elected to the board.  Both will serve three-year terms. HORNE’s executive partner Hugh Parker, Ph.D., CPA, was reappointed as chairman of the board. Bobo is the industry director for construction and an assurance partner at HORNE. ...

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