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Small Business Administration adjusts COVID aid programs (access required)

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The U.S. Small Business Administration has made a number of changes to its Paycheck Protection Program and other federal aid programs intended to help American small businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, this week begins availability for the Shuttered ...

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D. L. Evans Bank hires staffers across state of Idaho

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D.L. Evans Bank has announced that Justin Kostial has been promoted to the position of vice president branch manager at the Rexburg branch. He joined the D.L. Evans Bank four years ago as a vice president commercial loan officer and ...

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Mountain West Bank promotes Nick Sutton to vice president

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Mountain West Bank has promoted Nick Sutton, a commercial lender at its Boise Financial Center, to vice president. He has 15 years of banking experience and joined Mountain West Bank in 2013, serving as an assistant relationship manager before being ...

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Ready to re-tire? Commercial Tire goes employee-owned (access required)

Commercial Tire has recently joined a number of other Idaho-based businesses in announcing the incorporation of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, commonly called an ESOP. While the percentage of employee ownership can vary, Commercial Tire opted to become 100% employee-owned. ...

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Four promoted at Harris CPA

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Harris CPA has promoted two partners and two directors. David Hegstrom, CPA has been promoted to partner in the Meridian office. He was previously a director and has been with the firm for more than three  years. He has more ...

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Bank of Idaho promotes two staffers

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Commercial Loan Officer Sean Edwards from Bank of Idaho has been promoted to assistant vice president and senior lender, which comes with a transfer to the institution’s Treasure Valley headquarters in downtown Boise. The development has spawned a chain reaction of sorts, ...

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Legislature determines tax status of federal COVID aid (access required)

Before needing to go on a COVID-required hiatus,  the Idaho Legislature passed a bill defining what COVID-19 relief is and is not taxable in Idaho. House Bill 251 was introduced by Rep. Dustin Manwaring of Pocatello. It started its crawl ...

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A word with Gina Bessire of Zions Bank’s Business Resource Center (access required)

Zions Bank’s Business Resource Center in Boise, which provides classes, one-on-one business counseling and guest speakers to existing and prospective small business owners, was started in 2013 by Karen Appelgren and Sheila Spangler, who had helped start a previous incarnation ...

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Equipment, tech acquisition during economic uncertainty

Updated, efficient equipment is vital to the success of most businesses but acquiring equipment can be daunting even under the best of circumstances. Add to this a worldwide pandemic and economic uncertainty, and many business leaders find themselves in uncharted ...

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How many Idahoans will be able to afford to retire? (access required)

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Just how involved should state policy makers be in an individual’s retirement plan? The Office of Performance Evaluation is helping Idaho lawmakers this session answer this question with its report “Preparedness of Idahoans to Retire: Deciding the State’s Role.” “There ...

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