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Identity Theft Targets Unemployment Benefits
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Identity Theft Targets Unemployment Benefits

IRS urges taxpayers to be on the lookout for identity theft this tax filing season. WIth an uptick in unemployment…
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IRS Releases Update on Tax Deadline
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IRS Releases Update on Tax Deadline

No plans to extend tax season beyond April 15 In a February 23 testimony before the House Appropriations Committee Financial Services…
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CTBK Founder Appointed to Wall of Amazing Humans
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CTBK Founder Appointed to Wall of Amazing Humans

read time: 5 minutes Engage with the world. It’s a lot more fun than writing about it. That’s the approach…
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“Big Sisters” Recognized at CTBK for National Mentor Month
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“Big Sisters” Recognized at CTBK for National Mentor Month

read time: 5 minutes January is National Mentor Month and while we have a team packed with mentors internally, we…
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5 Tips to Simplify Tax Time
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5 Tips to Simplify Tax Time

read time: 5 minutes April 15 always seems to come around quick, and surely this year will be no different….
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CTBK Gears Up for 2021 With Team Promotions
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CTBK Gears Up for 2021 With Team Promotions

While many are (very) ready to say goodbye to 2020, CTBK took a pause to recognize the achievements that have…
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CTBK on WGRZ This Season
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CTBK on WGRZ This Season

Read time: less than 5 minutes This fall, CTBK collaborated with WGRZ Creative to produce three commercials to air on…
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IRS Releases New COVID-19 Employer Tax Credits
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IRS Releases New COVID-19 Employer Tax Credits

The IRS has revealed new COVID-19 tax credits for employers of any size, including those that are tax-exempt organizations. For…
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Students Reach the Summit at CTBK
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Students Reach the Summit at CTBK

Read time: less than 5 minutes COVID didn’t stop us from hosting our 6th Annual LEAD Summit this year. We had…
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CTBK Ends Month With New Partnership
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CTBK Ends Month With New Partnership

Read time: less than 5 minutes Our firm partnered up with Victory Sports Global Outreach (VSGO) this July, supporting their mission…
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CTBK Promotes Over a Dozen Team Members 
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CTBK Promotes Over a Dozen Team Members 

Read time: 5 minutes CTBK prioritizes the human connection. As the pillar of our Core Values, we strive to create…
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Spotlight: Partner Takes the Reins in Inspiration
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Spotlight: Partner Takes the Reins in Inspiration

Read time: 10 minutes Throughout the city of Buffalo, many organizations and groups take the initiative to award professional men…
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CTBK Face Value: How to Use SafeSend Returns
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CTBK Face Value: How to Use SafeSend Returns

In this episode of CTBK Face Value, Laura Markle explains how to use SafeSend Returns, a secure software built to…
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Executive Forum Goes Virtual Covering Response & Recovery During a Pandemic
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Executive Forum Goes Virtual Covering Response & Recovery During a Pandemic

Read time: 5 minutes Seats are perfectly aligned row by row, all facing a front table set for just a…
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Changes have been made to the PPP loan — Here’s what you need to know.
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Changes have been made to the PPP loan — Here’s what you need to know.

Things just got switched up for small businesses, but it seems to be leaning in business owners’ favor. This month,…
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Understanding Response & Recovery From Wherever You Are
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Understanding Response & Recovery From Wherever You Are

Now months into the pandemic, it seems most of us are used to “abnormal.” Buffalo Business First is addressing Response…
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CTBK Finance Expert Chats With Buffalo Business First on Lending Program
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CTBK Finance Expert Chats With Buffalo Business First on Lending Program

The Federal Reserve announced it is striving to assist small- and medium-sized businesses with its latest program: Main Street Lending….
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Estate Planning: How COVID-19 May Change Your Estate Tax Obligation
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Estate Planning: How COVID-19 May Change Your Estate Tax Obligation

The individual federal lifetime estate tax exemption is at an all-time high of $11.6 million. The high lifetime exemption, coupled…
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Understanding the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application
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Understanding the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

The U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) recently released the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) Loan Forgiveness Application along, with detailed instructions,…
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What COVID-19 Means For Privately-Held Businesses
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What COVID-19 Means For Privately-Held Businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic will damage the global economy and likely impact business value for the remainder of 2020. While there…
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