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Taxing Concerns: Spokane bankers question proposed IRS reporting mandate

Spokane-area community banks and credit unions are unified in opposition to proposed federal legislation that would require them to report to the IRS on the deposits and withdrawals of all business and personal accounts with a balance of more than $600. ...


Former Itron employees form Treasury4 fintech startup

A trio of former Itron Inc. employees has launched Treasury4 Inc., a fintech software startup aimed ...


Spokane-based sustainability company Resource Synergy expands into Seattle market

Resource Synergy LLC, a Spokane-based energy consultant, has agreed to pilot a waste-reduction ...


Parting Thoughts with United Way’s Tim Henkel

Tim Henkel has announced his pending retirement as president and CEO of Spokane’s United Way. ...


Fall prevention becomes growing focus

In order for retirement home residents to avoid falls, retirement communities have developed ...


Baldwin Sign owners plan commercial complex in northeast Spokane

Two new 18,000-square-foot buildings with parking and amenities are planned on adjacent parcels of commercial land on Spokane’s North Side. JNW Properties LLC has filed a State Environmental Policy Act application with the city of Spokane to develop ...


Spokane’s attributes touted to attract more retirees

In recent years, various publications and organizations have been touting Spokane as one of the best midsize cities for retirement in the U.S. Livability.com, for example, ranked Spokane No. 7 in its top 10 best places to retire in late 2018, one of ...


Vantage Point Brewing moves forward in Coeur d’Alene

The owners of Vantage Point Brewing Co. aim to bring a taste of old-world ales to a modern setting in a rapidly growing part of Coeur d’Alene by next Memorial Day. Site work for the new brewery and restaurant began in mid-August at a vacant lot at ...


Tax proposals said to affect retirement decisions

Inland Northwest financial experts have observed an increase in people retiring slightly earlier, and some say the potential for an increase in certain federal taxes is playing a role. John Kessler, senior vice president with Spokane-based Washington...

Going West: Witherspoon Kelley expands to keep up with demand

A Spokane law firm older than the state of Washington is experiencing a growth spurt with a recent acquisition. Christopher Varallo, president of Spokane-based Witherspoon Kelley, says the acquisition of Yakima-based Lyon, Weigand & Gustafson PS ...

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