Mississippi /ˌmɪsɨˈsɪpi/ is a U.S. state located in the Southern United States. Jackson is the state capital and largest city with 175,437 people in 2012 up 1.1% from the 2010 U.S. Census with 173,514. The name of the state derives from the Mississippi River, which flows along its western boundary, whose name comes from the Ojibwe word misi-ziibi ("Great River"). Mississippi is the 32nd most extensive and the 31st most populous of the 50 United States. The state is heavily forested outside of the Mississippi Delta area, which was cleared for cotton cultivation in the 19th century. Today, its catfish aquaculture farms produce the majority of farm-raised catfish consumed in the United States.
Posts about Mississippi
  • Job Markets Still Struggling In Nine States Post-Recession

    … of Meridian, Mississippi is quoted in the report as saying “It’s tough. There’s not a whole lot of jobs in Meridian, especially that pay anything.” The report also notes that Alabama, Michigan, New Mexico, and West Virginia are still short of pre-recession job levels as well. For Mississippi, unemployment rates can be high even during good times. According…

    Ed Woods/ Bond and Botes- 11 readers -
  • Accounting Today

    … environmental groups joined to defeat Washington state’s carbon tax initiative, which would have been the first such tax in the U.S. and which has been an apparent success at reducing emissions in British Columbia. The season approaches Solutions for CPA Firm Leaders: Maybe your last partners’ retreat sent you back to the office on cloud nine…

    Due Diligence- 32 readers -
  • What is the Median Income in my State and Why Does It Matter?

    … of 4: $68,298.00/yr. Median Income in Mississippi The median income figures as of 11/1/2016 for MS are: Household of 1: $36,589.00/yr. Household of 2: $46,130.00/yr. Household of 3: $49,983.00/yr. Household of 4: $60,420.00/yr. Median Income in Alabama The median income figures as of 11/1/2016 for AL are: Household of 1: $42,934.00/yr…

    Bond and Botes- 20 readers -
  • Profile on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    … of topics from auto loans to student loans. The information provided by the Bureau on these topics is basic but very important in understanding the best way to manage your finances. If you are considering a filing for bankruptcy relief and wish to consult with a qualified bankruptcy attorney about the impact of BAPCPA on your options, please contact one of our locations nearest you in Alabama, Mississippi or Tennessee for a free, confidential consultation. …

    Bond and Botes- 29 readers -
  • Whistleblower Awards Available for Pill Mills

    … What do Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have in common? A huge percentage of narcotic painkiller prescriptions per capita. If you live in Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island don’t celebrate just yet, you have significant…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • Bankruptcy and Vehicle Insurance

    …. Your bankruptcy attorney should know all about the role insurance plays in your case. If you’re considering bankruptcy and want to discuss your situation, please contact one of our convenient offices in Alabama, Tennessee, or Mississippi. We offer free consultations with one of our experienced attorneys to help you resolve your financial problems. …

    Nick Gajewski/ Bond and Botes- 25 readers -
  • Can A Government Employee Receive a Whistleblower Award?

    … Can a government employee receive a whistleblower award? The answer is often yes! While we rarely see these cases, there is nothing wrong, immoral or illegal with government agents filing claims. There are exceptions depending on the program, however. IRS agents, for example can’t receive an award under the IRS Whistleblower Program…

    Due Diligence- 11 readers -
  • Celebrity Bankruptcy: Where Are They Now?

    … is an infertility clinic. Abby Lee Miller Abby Lee Miller filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2010 but was indicted for failing to disclose income from the reality show in her bankruptcy schedules to the tune of over $700K. Ms. Miller has now pled guilty to not only bankruptcy fraud but also to smuggling $10K of Australian money back into the United States…

    Bond and Botes- 29 readers -
  • Social Security Administration: Alabama by the Numbers

    … bottom ten least healthy states: Indiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Alabama, West Virginia, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana in descending order, i.e. Louisiana is the least-healthiest state in the country. Nine of these states are situated in the South, if you count Oklahoma and again if you count West Virginia. The only…

    Bond and Botes- 33 readers -
  • Funding a Chapter 13 with Business Income and Operating the Business at a Loss on Your Taxes

    … may face with the IRS. The IRS at some point may question the business and its expenses. IRS Regulations enumerate relevant factors when determining whether a business is for profit or would be considered a hobby. For additional information, visit the IRS website. If you need help stopping a foreclosure or repossession or have questions regarding a tax liability that you cannot pay, call one of our Bond and Botes offices (located in Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama) for a free consultation. …

    Bond and Botes- 25 readers -
  • Preparing for a Bankruptcy Case

    … department at your job. If you’re still considering whether bankruptcy is the right option for you, then don’t worry about gathering these documents yet. Instead, call us to set up an appointment for a free initial consultation with one of our experienced bankruptcy attorneys. We have convenient locations in Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi. At Bond & Botes we’ll walk you through gathering what you need for a successful bankruptcy case. …

    Nick Gajewski/ Bond and Botes- 30 readers -
  • Progress in the Fight Against Payday Lenders

    … the allegations “unfair and unjustified.” Hopefully, the suit filed against All American will soon stop the alleged deceptive practices at their 42 Mississippi locations as well. When I meet with a potential client who owes a check cashing or “pay day” lender, it is rare that they owe just one. In a situation with multiple payday loans, it is not likely…

    Joshua Lawhorn/ Bond and Botes- 28 readers -
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