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About Us

About Our Firm

John M Lauderdale, CPA, PA was established in Pontotoc, MS in October 1981 and has been providing, since that time, quality personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

At John M Lauderdale, CPA, PA, because of our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. John M Lauderdale, CPA, PA is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.

We strive to provide honest, confidential, competent and timely services and advice to all of our clients.

Our Team

John Max Lauderdale, CPA 662-489-7561

John is a lifelong resident of Pontotoc County, growing up in the City of Pontotoc he attended Pontotoc City Schools, Itawamba Community College and graduated from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1978. He now lives in the Randolph community in Pontotoc County where he and his wife Debby actively attend County Line Baptist Church. He has four daughters, three son in laws and three grandchildren. He enjoys family activities and hunting, fishing and traveling as hobbies. He has been practicing accounting in the North Mississippi area since 1978 and received his CPA license from the Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy in 1980. He founded this firm in Pontotoc in October 1981. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Laurin Lauderdale Mathews, CPA 662-489-7561

Laurin is a Pontotoc county native, she attended South Pontotoc Attendance Center and then on to the University of Mississippi where she obtained a Bachelor's degree in Accountancy and Master's degree in Taxation in 2010. She and her husband David live in the City of Pontotoc. They are active members at County Line Baptist Church in Randolph. Laurin loves to visit Branson, Missouri anytime she can. She is a youth leader and sunday school teacher at her church. Laurin joined this firm in August of 2010 and received her CPA license from the State of Mississippi Board of Accountancy in September 2011. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants.

  • John M Lauderdale, CPA, PA
  • 300 Coffee St
  • Pontotoc, MS 38863
  • Telephone: (662) 489-7561
  • Fax: (662) 489-8452