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Mississippi Tax Preparers Sentenced to Prison for False Tax Return Conspiracy

CPA Practice

A group of Mississippi tax return preparers were sentenced to prison on February 22, 2024, for charges related to a conspiracy to prepare and file false tax returns for clients in Jackson, Mississippi. Each was also ordered by U.S. District Court Judge Daniel P.

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Mississippi AG Preps Antitrust Suit Against Google

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The Mississippi Attorney General (AG) revealed that his office is preparing an antitrust case against Google , accusing the tech giant of controlling a “pipeline” of data. “We We attorneys general have authority under consumer protection acts to do both,” said Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, according to CNBC , on Monday (March 18).

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Vitamins, supplements and sales tax – the latest

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Mississippi exempts vitamins and supplements purchased with food stamps; Vermont does so for purchases through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

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IRS needs to do more on 'Lifting Communities Up'

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The Internal Revenue Service is falling short on its initiative to expand jobs, services, and assistance to taxpayers in underserved populations in the Mississippi Delta, according to a new report.

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State Employees In Mississippi Targets Of Direct Deposit Scam

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News comes this week from Mississippi that state workers are being targeted by similar fraud attempts. In other attempts, noted at the time, fraudsters impersonated company executives and tried to solicit W-2s from payroll or human resources (HR) employees, with the aim of filing fraudulent returns on behalf of those employees.

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Eide Bailly merges in Apple Growth Partners

Accounting Today

The Top 25 Firm is expanding its footprint east of the Mississippi River to Ohio.

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10 Best and Worst Places to Become a Millionaire

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Mississippi comes in dead last on the states list with only a 4% chance of becoming a millionaire. Mississippi 2. New York state is the No. 2 best state for becoming a millionaire. Best states to become a millionaire 1. California 2. New York state 3. Massachusetts 4. New Jersey 5. Maryland 6. Connecticut 7. Virginia 8. Colorado 9.