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QSBS exclusion could make C corp. more attractive business structure

There is a type of investment that you may have been hearing more about recently: the qualified small-business stock.QSBS now offers 100% capital gains...

Three Fed rate cuts in 2019? Let’s take a deep breath

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is heating up, prompting traders to start betting on as many as three Federal Reserve interest rate...

Pithy lessons that last

We can learn much from observing geese in flight. First, people who share a common direction and a sense of community get where they...

A ‘health check’ for your business

Every business should have an annual “health check.” The goal is to identify problems before they become more serious and assure the owner they...

Be honest about renewables’ cost

If you are concerned about climate change, you are likely enthusiastic about renewable fuels, such as solar and wind, and about laws that require...

Cullen to chair Newport Hospital Foundation board of directors

NOREY DOTTERER CULLEN, founder of Norey’s restaurant in Newport, was recently named the new chairperson for the Newport Hospital Foundation board of directors. Cullen...

Durkee honored by Gamm Theatre for arts commitment

STEVE DURKEE, senior associate for Providence-based real estate development firm Cornish Associates, was presented with the David Wax Award for Outstanding Commitment to the...

Robbins receives philanthropy award

ARTHUR S. ROBBINS, principal for Providence-based Robbins Properties Inc., recently received the New England Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s 2019 Distinguished Service to Philanthropy Award....

Play ball! Lessons from the diamond

With baseball season in full swing, it’s time to salute America’s pastime. And in recognition of April being National Humor Month, I’m sharing some...

Is a ransomware attack a reportable data breach?

Ransomware involves the denial of access to a user’s data; often, a hacker encrypts an organization’s data with a key known only to the...
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