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December

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Experienced Tupelo CPA Firm Merges with Regional Accounting Firm

Fred H. Page & Co., LTD., which has been serving Tupelo, MS and the surrounding areas since 1973, will merge with Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC (ATA) effective December 31st, 2017.  Fred H. Page of Fred H. Page & Co. will become a principal of the expanding firm. Page has served the Tupelo area for over … Continued

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December

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How to conduct a year-end risk assessment

Auditors assess their clients’ risk factors when planning for next year’s financial statement audit. Likewise, proactive managers assess risks at year end. A so-called “SWOT” analysis can help frame that assessment. Typically presented as a matrix, this analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats provides a logical framework for understanding how a business runs. It … Continued

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December

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Get smart: How AI can help your business

The artificial intelligence (AI) revolution isn’t coming — it’s here. While AI’s potential for your company might not seem immediately obvious, this technology is capable of helping businesses of all shapes and sizes “get smart.” AI generally refers to the use of computer systems to perform tasks commonly thought to require human intelligence. Examples include … Continued

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December

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After 37 years, Mark Puckett leaves BDO USA for ATA

Mark Puckett, who has been serving Memphis for the past 40 years, has joined Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC (ATA) effective December 1st. Puckett will become a partner of ATA in their Memphis office location. “I am excited to use my previous endeavors and put them to use as a partner at ATA,” said Mark Puckett, … Continued

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December

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7 last-minute tax-saving tips

The year is quickly drawing to a close, but there’s still time to take steps to reduce your 2017 tax liability — you just must act by December 31: Pay your 2017 property tax bill that’s due in early 2018. Make your January 1 mortgage payment. Incur deductible medical expenses (if your deductible medical expenses … Continued

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