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  • MSCPA Specialty License Tag to Help Fund Scholarships - Apply by October 1

    July 1, 2018 The Mississippi Legislature authorized the MSCPA to obtain a specialty tag during the 2016 Legislative Session. The MSCPA Education Foundation will receive $24 per tag which will help fund student scholarships upon recommendation by their institution and the MSCPA Awards, Education & Scholarships Committee.

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  • MSCPA Recognizes Outstanding Senior Accounting Majors

    May 1, 2018 In the spring of each year the MSCPA recognizes seniors majoring in accounting from colleges and universities all across the state of Mississippi. Award winners were presented with their award at an on campus event (such as an award banquet, honors day or baccalaureate service).

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  • 2017 CPA Exam Medal Winners

    May 1, 2018 The MSCPA Awards, Education and Scholarships Committee has notified winners of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals from the 2017 CPA Exam.

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  • New CPAs Honored by State Board at April 28 Ceremony

    April 28, 2018 The Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy recognized new CPAs during their Spring Ceremony Saturday, April 28 at the capitol in Jackson.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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