Oct. 14, 2011
James M. Hopkins, CPA, professor of accounting at Morningside College, recently had an article published in an accounting journal.
Hopkins wrote the article “Head of Household Issues” that appears in the October 2011 issue of The CPA Journal, the membership publication of the New York Society of CPAs. The article discusses how the head of household filing status applies to an individual household, to a non-custodial parent’s household when a dependent parent is involved, and when unrelated parties share the same household and each party qualifies for head of household filing status.
Hopkins received his accounting bachelor’s degree from Ferris State College (currently Ferris State University) in Big Rapids, Mich., and his master’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Hopkins has been teaching at Morningside College since 1986. He is a board member of the Taxpayers Research Council in Sioux City and a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Iowa Society of CPAs, and the Siouxland Estate Planning Council, Inc.