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A taxing season for Spokane CPAs

The federal tax filing deadline extension has created additional stress for Spokane accountants. As the new July 15 deadline approaches, many clients have put off filing until the last minute, and some CPAs here say that has created a bottleneck of work ...

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Spokane bankers frustrated by sluggish guidance on PPP

Inland Northwest bankers say they’re frustrated by a lack of federal guidance regarding ...

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Going mobile: Online banking usage spikes during pandemic

With banks limiting contact between employees and their customers, the use of digital and mobile ban...

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Craft3 works to finance unconventional borrowers

In a time like this, the value of the nonprofit Craft3 can’t be underestimated, claim two ...

Lessons from Great Depression are relevant now

As a financial adviser, I have obtained a variety of industry licenses and designations....

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Financial sector better positioned for recovery now than during Great Recession

This isn’t the Great Recession for Inland Nortwest bankers. And that’s a good thing, executives here say. While the pandemic has brought a host of challenges, leaders at some banks and credit unions say financial institutions are in a much better...

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‘Pause’ could hamper WSU’s research cause

Though money for research has risen steadily in recent years at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane, officials are concerned a prolonged global pandemic could have a compromising effect on future funding. ...

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Protecting paychecks in Spokane

Nearly $7 billion of the total $348 billion in Paycheck Protection Program loans offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration have gone to businesses in Washington, including a number of employers in the Spokane area. ...

Clearwater Paper is lone bright spot in first quarter market report

Fueled by nationwide consumer demand in toilet paper, Spokane-based Clearwater Paper Corp. was the lone publicly traded company in the region to experience an increase in market capitalization in the first quarter of 2020, according to an analysis by Hart...

Pledge 1200 garners commitments in 42 states

Residents from 42 states have committed to spending more than $1 million at struggling small businesses in their respective communities through an initiative co-founded by a young professional in Spokane. ...

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