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Watkins, Ward and Stafford, PLLC is a full-service CPA firm with offices in Northeast and Central Mississippi. WWS was founded by John T. Watkins, CPA, in West Point, Mississippi, in 1949. The firm has enjoyed solid growth for over half a century. For more than 70 years, Watkins, Ward and Stafford, PLLC has served individuals and the business community of Mississippi and the southeastern United States. In a recent Mississippi Business Journal article, WWS was once again the second largest accounting firm in the State of Mississippi.

WWS is committed to helping our clients reach their financial goals. The firm serves a broad array of individual and corporate clients in the commercial, governmental, non-profit, manufacturing, health care, and family-owned business sectors. WWS is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. WWS is also affiliated with the Private Companies Practice Section, the Technology Division, the Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the AICPA's Personal Financial Planning Section. Additionally, all consulting personnel in the firm are actively involved in many other professional organizations related to their specialties, including the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Our firm provides outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality.