Member Highlight: Reitmeier

Tell me about how your business got started. For over 30 years Reitmeier has provided superior commercial HVAC repair, installation and maintenance services to customers in the Portland Metro and SW Washington areas. The Reitmeier team prides itself not on being the biggest HVAC Company, but the best – with the highest quality of products […]

Member Highlight: Edge One Media

Tell me about how your business got started. Nicholas De Salvo started Edge One Media with his college roommate. The name was chosen based on the location of their apartment at the time, the bottom corner (edge) of the first floor (one), and so Edge One Media was born! His wife Megan had worked for […]

IRS News for May 2020

►UPCOMING WEBINARS We expect to have webinars in May, but the dates are not set yet. Please check Webinars for Tax Practitioners or Webinars for Small Businesses for updates.   ►CORONAVIRUS TAX RELIEF This month’s goal is to show you all the available resources, so you can conduct research and find the answers you need. […]

Employment and Economic Response to COVID-19

Business Resources PPP loans, EIDL advances, SBA loan subsidies not subject to CAT: The Oregon Department of Revenue has determined that certain federal assistance to businesses under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is not commercial activity under Oregon statute and will not be subject to the Corporate Activity Tax. The exempt […]

Business Oregon Launches $10 million Grant Program for Local Communities to Support Small Businesses Throughout Oregon 

Business Oregon released the latest of the state’s recovery efforts for Oregon small businesses suffering in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a round of funding to stand up local small business grant programs across the state. The Oregon Legislature, in partnership with Governor Kate Brown, allocated $5 million from the state’s General Fund, which […]