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Business Briefs – October 2021

Indian Eyes LLC owner dies at age 59 The Hanford contracting community is mourning the death of Roxie Schescke, owner and founder of Indian Eyes LLC. Schescke, 59, died in West Richland. The woman- and Native American-owned firm she led is a successful federal contractor that provides human resources, staffing, project management and other services.…


Tax Briefs – October 2021

New $67 user fee applies to estate tax closing letters A new $67 user fee will apply to any estate that requests a closing letter for its federal estate tax return starting Oct. 28, the Internal Revenue Service has announced. Closing letter requests must be made using By law, federal agencies are required to…


What a difference a year makes

It’s time for the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business’ deep dive into all things related to construction and real estate. Readers will find the 64-page Focus magazine inserted in this month’s edition of the paper. It is a strikingly different publication than issue we published in 2020, when coronavirus shutdowns were altering the landscape. Online…


Expanded tax benefits can help businesses give to charity this year

Expanded tax benefits can help both individuals and businesses give to charity before the end of this year, the Internal Revenue Service said. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted last December, provides several provisions to help individuals and businesses who give to charity. The new law generally extends through the…


Q&A with Jenni Regimbal

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP) Director – State and Local Tax (SALT) Employees you oversee: N/A. I technically oversee employees all over the country given the nature of my work, but the number varies constantly. Brief background of your business: At CLA, we’re experienced in delivering integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax and consulting services to help…


State Supreme Court says big bank tax is legal

Washington’s new tax on big banks operating in the state does not violate the Constitution’s prohibition against restrictions on interstate commerce. In a Sept. 30 ruling, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled the tax does not discriminate against interstate commerce because it applies to Washington-related income regardless of whether the bank is based in or…

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Networking – October 2021

RETIREMENT Carbitex, the Kennewick manufacturer of flexible carbon fiber composites, recently announced the retirement of its CEO Ron Boninger. Carbitex appointed footwear industry veteran Rob Langstaff as CEO. With over three decades of experience in the performance footwear industry, Langstaff began his career working for more than sixteen years at Adidas, including executive roles at…


Real Estate & Construction Briefs – October 2021

  Ulta Beauty leases old Pier 1 building in Kennewick Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. has leased the former Pier 1 building at 1232 N. Columbia Center Blvd., near Columbia Center mall in Kennewick. Argo Kennewick LLC, which owns the property, signed a lease with Ulta on July 26. Longtime tenant Pier 1 closed…

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Bankruptcies – October 2021

Bankruptcies are filed under the following chapter headings:Chapter 7 — Straight Bankruptcy: debtor gives up non-exempt property and debt is discharged.Chapter 11 — Allows companies and individuals to restructure debts to repay them.Chapter 12 — Allows family farmers to restructure finances to avoid liquidation for foreclosure.Chapter 13 — Plan is devised by the individual to…

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Top Properties – October 2021

Top property values listed start at $700,000 and have been rounded to the nearest hundred figure. Property values are public record and can be found by visiting the county assessor’s office. BENTON COUNTY 324 Soaring Hawk St., Richland, 2,244-square-foot home. Price: $780,000. Buyer: TRC Global Mobility Inc. Seller: Keith & Teresa Quigley. 156 Bradley Blvd.,…

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