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Richard Bell (back row, left), president and CEO of Bell & Co. of North Little Rock, talks keys to success during a roundtable discussion that included Todd Townsend (back row, right), vice president and CFO of Ozark Electric Cooperative Corp., and Gina Dailey, CFO of Pinnacle Pointe Hospital of Little Rock.
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Video: Top CFOs Say Focus, Flexibility Key to Business Success

Richard Bell, president and CEO of Bell & Co. of North Little Rock, says the key to the success of his accounting firm has been to specialize in niches, and he recommends that other businesses try to do the same. read more >
State Rep. Joe Jett, R-Success.
Business Services / Small Business

Bill Would Allow S-Corps, Partnerships to Avoid ‘SALT’ Cap on Tax Deductions

Rep. Joe Jett also plans to propose tax forgiveness for pandemic unemployment benefits and a new Tax Fairness Commission to hear state tax disputes. read more >
Greg McKinney
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Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Ticket Info for Interactive Event

Arkansas Business' 2020 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners — Greg McKinney and Richard Bell — will be honored during an interactive online ceremony on Dec. 15. read more >
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Tax Changes: The Good, Bad and QuirkyLock Icon

Arkansas Business asked a panel of tax experts for insights on the new code, which was signed by President Donald J. Trump in late December. After hitting the highlights, they delved into provisions that surprised them. read more >
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Elizabeth Ellis Switches to Stone Bank (Movers & Shakers)

Elizabeth Ellis of Pine Bluff has joined the White Hall branch of Stone Bank of Mountain View as a customer service representative. read more >
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How to Engage in Smart Giving (Jennifer Bell Expert Advice)

Charitable donations are a tax benefit often overlooked, but they can provide significant tax savings if done correctly. As an accountant, I love the idea of indulging my philanthropic heart while reducing my own taxable income. read more >
Business Services

Bell & Co. Notes Third Acquisition

Bell & Co., a regional certified public accounting and business advisory firm, recently purchased the Little Rock accounting firm John P. Cullum CPA PA, celebrating its third acquisition in three years. read more >
Richard Bell, President & CEO of Bell & Company P.A. 

How Your Vote Will Affect Your Taxes

With the personal income tax filing date of today, most of us are settling up with Uncle Sam. But given the upcoming election and the inevitable new leadership in Washington, how you manage your taxes in the near future could be a bigger challenge than in the past four years. read more >
Richard Bell
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5 Tasks to Do Now to Reduce Your Tax Bill (Richard Bell Expert Advice)

With the holidays in full swing, most of us aren’t thinking about taxes. But before you know it, the Christmas gifts will turn to credit card bills and taking steps to reduce your tax liability now could make a jolly new year come tax time. So while you’re making your holiday list, consider adding these five things to make next April a little more enjoyable too. read more >
Jeff Lovelady
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6 Steps to Maximize Transport Profits (Jeff Lovelady Commentary)

Carriers know they should be more efficient and work smarter, not harder. But sometimes they confuse increasing revenue with maximizing profits. Want to maximize profits instead of just increase revenue? Any carrier, of any size, can by using these six steps. read more >
Small Business

Kudos: Arkansas Businesses Receive Recognition

A compilation of Arkansas businesses and enterprises receiving recognition. read more >