May 28, 2018

The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce May Small Business of the Month winner is Wholesale Paint Center.

Wholesale Paint Center was established in 1962 on Rose Street in Rocky Mount. After the beginning years of the business, it moved to its current location at 945 Church St. in 1989. To have a…

A few thoughts about tax and life concerns

May 28, 2018

One of the frequent questions I get each tax season is, at what age do you stop having to file a tax return?

Tax returns are income-based, thus if you have enough income, you are required to file tax returns. Don’t confuse the age of 65 for Medicare and your full retirement age to draw Social…

Businesses uncertain about impact of tax law

May 27, 2018

NEW YORK — Five months after massive federal tax changes became law, many small business owners still don’t know whether they’ll be winners or losers.

Mike Kaeding would like to know how his real estate development and management company will be affected by two big changes —…

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

May 26, 2018

NEW YORK — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers.

The pay increase matches the bump…