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CPAs on firmer ground this year helping clients understand income tax laws

By BECKY GILLETTE The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was the first major federal tax overhaul in over 30 years.  It affected taxpayers of all sizes—individuals, corporations, trusts, estates, and pass-through entities, said Blair J. Waggoner, CPA, tax senior manager, HORNE Wealth Strategies, Ridgeland. While it was enacted in December of 2017, the 2018 filing season was the first ...

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TMH appoints Johnson as managing partner

TMH, PLLC, a CPA and consulting firm in Mississippi, announced that Paige Johnson will assume the role of Managing Partner effective Jan. 1. A member of the TMH team for over 20 years, Johnson specializes in governmental and non-profit auditing, and has been a member of TMH’s partner group since 2016. A native of Purvis, Johnson graduated from the University ...

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Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC announces promotions

Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC recently made five promotions: Jonathan Adcock, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Manager. He received a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Mississippi College. Working in the tax division, his experience includes income tax planning and compliance for both business and individuals. Adcock is also heavily involved in the ...

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Cloud accounting software not expected to replace CPAs

By BECKY GILLETTE Is cloud accounting software going to put a big hurt on CPAs and accountants? There are some predictions that by the end of 2017, more than 90 percent of small and medium-sized businesses will be using cloud accounting software. It’s convenient, it’s inexpensive and user-friendly. But Dr. Shawn Mauldin, CPA, director of the Mississippi State University Adkerson ...

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Curren joins Haddox Reid

Kevin Curren recently joined the audit division of the CPA firm of Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC. Curren is a graduate of Millsaps College where he received his BBA in Accounting in May 2015 and Master’s of Accountancy in May 2016.

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Metcalf joins Haddox Reid

Matthew G. Metcalf recently joined the tax division of the CPA firm of Haddox Reid Eubank Betts PLLC. He is a graduate of The University of Mississippi, where he received his Bachelor and Master degrees in Accountancy. He has previously worked as a Tax Associate with a public accounting firm in Nashville, and has also worked as a Senior External ...

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Bill Thompson named CFO

Bill Thompson, CPA, has joined Baptist Health Systems as chief financial officer. His career spans almost 30 years with experience in health care management and finance. Thompson comes to Baptist from the University of Mississippi Medical Center where he served as the health system’s CFO. He also held positions as UMMC Health System’s director of finance and chief accounting officer. ...

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HORNE promotes Rebecca Geiger, John Newton, Joseph Cieglo and Jessica Webster

CPA and business advisory firm HORNE LLP recently announced promotion of six team members in office locations across the state. Rebecca Geiger was promoted to manager. John Newton and Joseph Cieglo were promoted to senior associates. Geiger, Newton and Cieglo all work in assurance services for SEC registrants and large private companies in the Hattiesburg location. Jessica Webster, a member ...

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CPA firms Eubank, Betts and Haddox Reid to merge

JACKSON, Mississippi — The Jackson accounting firm of Eubank, Betts, Hirn, Wood, PLLC will merge with Haddox Reid Burkes & Calhoun PLLC in October, according a news release on eubankbetts.com. At that time, the combined firm will practice under the new name of Haddox, Reid, Eubank, Betts, LLP. Eubank, Betts, Hirn, Wood began on May 1, 1970 with three partners: ...

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