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  • University of Mississippi Assistant Professor to Receive Audit Quality Research Support from the AICPA

    March 1, 2018 The CPA profession is one of the most trusted professions in the world, and a commitment to performing high-quality services is key to maintaining that trust. With support from the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) Assurance Research Advisory Group (ARAG), a University of Mississippi assistant professor will perform research that could uncover valuable insights into audit quality.

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  • Next Stop for Tax Reform: The Oval Office

    December 21, 2017 Recently, both houses of Congress passed a tax reform bill titled “To provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018,” also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The legislation is now bound for the President’s desk. After a Senate and House conference committee reviewed the preexisting bills from both houses, a number of changes and consolidations were made to create the final bill.

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  • Rick Bedwell Outstanding Educator

    June 1, 2017 Rick Bedwell, accounting instructor and chair of the Business and Technology Division at Jones County Junior College, has been named the 2017 MSCPA Outstanding Educator and will be recognized during the Business Meeting at the Annual Convention at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Destin on Saturday, June 24.

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  • Josh Norris Rising Star

    June 1, 2017 Josh Norris has been named the 2017 MSCPA Rising Star and will be recognized during the Business Meeting at the Annual Convention on Saturday, June 24.

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  • Olivia Host Public Service Award Winner

    June 1, 2017 Olivia B. Host, Partner at BKD, has been selected as the 2017 MSCPA Public Service Award Winner and will be recognized during the Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, June 24 at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

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  • New CPAs Honored by State Board at April 29 Ceremony

    May 1, 2017 The Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy recognized new CPAs during their Spring Ceremony Saturday, April 29 at the Capitol in Jackson.

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  • MSCPA Recognizes Outstanding Senior Accounting Majors

    May 1, 2017 In the spring of each year the MSCPA recognizes seniors majoring in accounting from colleges and universities all across the state of Mississippi.

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  • 2016 CPA Exam Medal Winners

    May 1, 2017 The MSCPA Awards, Education and Scholarships Committee has notified winners of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals from the 2016 CPA Exam.

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  • MSCPA Launches New Website

    April 20, 2017 As part of our continued commitment to ensuring that our members receive the tools and benefits they need to succeed in our industry, the MSCPA is excited to reveal our brand new website.

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  • Peer Review Changes for Firms Set to Launch May 1, 2017

    April 1, 2017 The AICPA plans to launch a new application to manage peer reviews on May 1, 2017. The MSCPA will continue to administer the peer review program, but all documentation will now be handled electronically through the AICPA’s PRIMA application for all member and non-AICPA member firms.

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