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THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. investment committee on Friday will consider incentives for three companies seeking to move operations to Rhode Island.

3 companies seek state incentives for expansion into R.I.

PROVIDENCE – A Massachusetts-based manufacturing company and two tech and engineering companies are poised to move operations into Rhode Island, under an incentive request...
TAX GUIDES: Anthony Scorpio speaks with Judith Giannini at Mullen Scorpio & Cerilli in Providence. The certified public accountants help small businesses apply new tax laws, such as the Qualified Income Business Deduction. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Deductions, depreciation are adding up for some small-business owners

Small-business owners in Rhode Island are taking advantage of tax credits and cuts first made available in 2018 but which are becoming more commonly...
Mark S. Hayward was appointed district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island district office in March 2000. He joined the office as deputy director in 1991 and served as the acting district director from 1996 until his appointment as district director. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Foster belief in project goals

Mark S. Hayward U.S. Small Business Administration Rhode Island district director • Failure is not an option: I’ve seen unrealistic goals achieved and achievable goals unmet....
MORE THAN HALF of moves conducted by United Van Lines in and out of Rhode Island saw customers moving to the Ocean State in 2019. / COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION

United Van Lines survey: More moved to R.I. than left in...

PROVIDENCE – In Rhode Island, slightly more than half of all moving trips were inbound to the Ocean State in 2019 while Massachusetts saw...
OLEG NIKOLYSZYN, a former Providence attorney, pleaded guilty to two counts of mail fraud and one count of theft from an employee benefit pension fund in U.S. District Court Monday. / COURTESY CAROL M. HIGHSMITH

Former Providence attorney pleads guilty to fraud, pension theft charges

PROVIDENCE – A former Providence attorney pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Monday for fraudulently collecting $234,586 in pension funds in the name of...
Melissa D. Travis was named president of RISCPA last February, the first woman to serve in that role since the organization’s founding in 1905. Under her leadership, the organization launched the RI Business Forum and became the first state society in the country to implement a workforce-development program. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Find strength in adversity

Melissa D. Travis | Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants president • Thrive in the face of adversity: Don’t be deterred by what others...

Newport Polo to open indoor arena

SEEKONK – Newport Polo plans to open an indoor arena for winter polo. The site, which the polo club says is the largest professional equestrian...
MULTIPLE NEW LAWS and requirements will take affect in Rhode Island starting Jan. 1. / PBN FILE PHOTO/PAM BHATIA


Education accountability, electronic opioid prescriptions, mandatory health insurance among new R.I....

PROVIDENCE – As 2020 draws near, residents and businesses within Rhode Island will need to adhere to new requirements set to go into effect...

Newport Polo to open indoor arena

SEEKONK – Newport Polo plans to open an indoor arena for winter polo next month. The site, which the polo club says is the largest...
PASSENGER TRAFFIC at T.F. Green Airport increased 2.4 percent in 2016 from a year earlier to more than 3.6 million people, according to the R.I. Airport Corp. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

TSA: Gun found in carry-on bag at T.F. Green airport

WARWICK (AP) – A Florida man was arrested at Rhode Island's main airport over the weekend after officers found a handgun in his carry-on...
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