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PO Box 2348
Smithfield, NC 27577

John H. Scovil & Associates, P.A.

(919) 934-1121

 
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Welcome to our web site. We are a small firm comprised of highly qualified, experienced accountants. Since our inception, we have offered a full range of accounting, tax, and small business consulting services. Our firm will focus on your unique tax and accounting and consulting needs. For expert, affordable, service from accountants that care about you, choose us.

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When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

 

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor

Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

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Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

There are things you can do to keep yourself safe when you lose your wallet.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

Sit, Stay, Rollover: A Guide to IRA Rollovers

If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

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