Spokane Journal of Business

Special Report

Trust in Downtown: Washington Trust’s vision for its headquarters

While Washington Trust Bank has yet to release its first quarter financial results, the bank has made some big investments recently that will support its growth in 2019, says longtime President and Chief Operating Officer Jack Heath. ...


PayTrace puts its focus on business merchants

PayTrace Inc., a company specializing in payment processing software for businesses, processed 52 ...


Student loan debt is substantial in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene

Roughly 40% of student loan borrowers are expected to default on their loans by 2023, according to...


Kutak Rock to expand its presence in Spokane

The Spokane office of Kutak Rock LLP law firm is looking to expand...


Winston & Cashatt reports growth with booming economy

Spokane-based law firm Winston & Cashatt Lawyers PS says it’s seen growth...


Lee & Hayes highlights importance of asset protection

For the first time since the stock markets opened in the U.S. in 1817, most of the value of the top five S&P 500 companies is comprised of intangible assets, says Richard Denenny, president of Spokane-based intellectual property law firm Lee & Hayes PC. ...


The Y now: Acquisitions boost revenues at the YMCA

The YMCA of the Inland Northwest’s annual budget has crested $20 million this year, thanks in large part to the addition of new facilities on Spokane’s South Hill and in Sandpoint. ...


Tax change impact on Spokane nonprofits still unclear

A panic spread through nonprofits in the Inland Northwest and elsewhere last year after federal tax changes were enacted. The concern: charitable giving would decrease and hamper the organizations’ budgets. ...


Partners with Families & Children sees steady growth

During the past five years, Spokane-based nonprofit Partners with Families & Children has more than tripled its budget and more than doubled its staff, CEO Carol Plischke says. ...


Tax season presents steeper learning curve

This tax season, the first since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect, is raising the learning curve for both taxpayers and tax preparers, Spokane accountants say. ...

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