About Us

A Leading Tax Preparation Company Since 1981


Carolina Business Services has been the leading locally owned tax preparation service in Rutherford County, Forest City, Spindale, and Rutherfordton, North Carolina for over 35 years.  Their client base consistently returns year after year due to their expertise, experience and the team mentality of their staff. Every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve in a friendly and supportive environment. Only seasoned tax professionals prepare taxes for their clients.

Cecil and Lee Reid founded Carolina Business Services in 1981. When they retired in 2007, their daughter, Sandra Shahan, purchased the firm from them. She continues the high standards, efficiency, and accuracy that her parents began. Sandra with 3 of her children are seasoned tax preparers with a minimum of 15 years’ experience each. Their experience is further enhanced each year with tax courses that keep them abreast of current tax laws, both federal and state.

Carolina Business Services is a family-owned business. You can count on being treated as one of the family.


Pledge of Confidentiality:¬†Our firm maintains the strictest confidence concerning our client’s affairs. Rest assured that the client’s tax status or any client discussions are never shared outside our office.