Two great Midlands accounting firms come together: J.W. Hunt and Company joins Scott and Company

October 26, 2023

Scott and Company LLC announced that J.W. Hunt and Company joined Scott and Company, LLC effective October 1, 2023.

Two great Columbia, South Carolina full-service certified public accounting firms, with a rich history in the Midlands, come together to increase their depth of expertise and better serve their clients. The firm will continue to specialize in tax minimization, compliance, assurance, and advisory services for business owners, executives, and independent professionals. The firms will operate under Scott and Company, LLC.

“J.W. Hunt and Company has a stellar reputation for providing tax, audit, and accounting services with responsiveness, professionalism, and quality. The J.W. Hunt team will bring additional depth to our firm—especially for our accounting and advisory services tailored to banks. Both firms have a long history in the community and together we are committed to helping our clients achieve their goals by being a trusted advisor and partner,” said John Price, Jr. CPA, Managing Member of Scott and Company LLC.

“We are thrilled to join Scott and Company—an extraordinary accounting firm with similar core values, wonderful people, and an excellent reputation. The additional resources and expertise will be a great value for our team members and clients. Scott & Company also has been an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA for many years (one of the industry’s largest associations of accounting and professional service firms). This will enable us to have the personalized touch of a local firm with national firm resources,” said Bill Pouncey CPA, Partner, J.W. Hunt and Company LLP.

Bill Pouncey and John Price


About Scott and Company

Scott and Company LLC provides a comprehensive range of tax, assurance, small business, and specialized consulting services to clients across the state.  With clients ranging from individuals to multi-state and international organizations, the firm has particularly deep expertise in serving closely held businesses and their owners, as well as leaders in the banking, healthcare, hospitality, real estate, government, manufacturing, professional services, and non-profit arenas. The firm is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, providing talent and resources to clients through a network of thousands of skilled professionals in more than 400 independent alliance firm locations across America. 


About J.W. Hunt and Company

J.W. Hunt and Company is a full-service accounting firm offering a broad range of services for business owners, executives, and independent professionals. By combining expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention. Our high standards, service and specialized staff make the difference between our outstanding performance, and other firms. We make sure that every client is served by the expertise of our whole firm. Our primary goal as a trusted advisor is to be available and to provide insightful advice to enable our clients to make informed financial decisions.

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