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212 East Church Street
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.

Member : American Institute of CPAs, North Carolina Society of CPAs , Personal Financial Planning Division of AICPA

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Catch-Up Contributions

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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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

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If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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