Monday, April 08, 2019

Washington state has simplified its tax law regarding out-of-state sellers. Substitute Senate Bill 5581 immediately removes the requirement for out-of-state businesses without a physical presence to collect and remit Washington sales tax if they make 200 or more transactions into Washington. Businesses will use $100,000 in sales to Washington as the primary threshold for collecting. On Jan. 1, 2020, the economic nexus threshold for B&O tax will match the retail sales tax threshold of

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Monday, April 08, 2019

As of March 1, snowpack levels across southwestern Montana were well above normal, according to the most recent snowpack report from the Natural Resources Conservation Service. The Gallatin, Jefferson, Madison and upper Yellowstone river basins all had more than 115 percent of their normal snowpack for the start of March. Overall snowpack for the state was at 110 percent of normal with western Montana at 101 percent and eastern at 114 percent. The Kootenai and the Sun-Teton-Marias basins

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Thursday, March 07, 2019

 

Kalispell’s newest food establishment, Urban Bricks, held its grand-opening February 16.  The restaurant, located at 635 Treeline Road, served free pizza. Urban Bricks is a new franchise business.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Nelson’s Ace Hardware in Whitefish is moving from its Central Avenue location to a new location on U.S. 93 S. Nelson’s has been serving the community for 70 years. The new location is 14,500 square feet and will offer twice the retail space as the current location. The new store was built by Saurey Custom Builders.

Saturday, February 09, 2019

Helena’s new City Manager, Ana Cortez, is from El Salvador. Being a mountain person she is very excited about being picked from over 100 applicants for the Helena job.

 

Bozeman’s Gateway shopping center is expecting several new buildings. There is a new building near Kohl’s which will house Advanced Electronic Designs Inc. Also planned are a 30,000 square foot building and a 5 story mixed-use building which could house stores and high end apartments.