Executive Forum Goes Virtual Covering Response & Recovery During a Pandemic

Seats are perfectly aligned row by row, all facing a front table set for just a few people. Buffalo Business First drops a canvas background dotted with their logo to set the scene behind the four panelists awaiting to come out. Each seat is dressed with a pen and pad of paper and other branded… Read more »

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, the Paycheck Protection Plan Flexibility Act (PPPFA) was officially signed into law. These updates can make a major impact on any small business that happened to get hit hard during this year’s pandemic. CTBK wants… Read more »

Three Weeks Remaining to Apply for a Tax Filing Extension

In April, the IRS announced that US taxpayers had an additional three months to file their taxes, moving Tax Day to July 15, 2020 from the original April 15 deadline date.  Those three months are almost up, as we’re just three weeks away from the extension deadline. For those who have yet to file their… Read more »

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 & Recovery in regards to COVID-19 with special focus on our local region. Business succession planning is important no matter what, but these odd times are truly putting the practice to the test. On the… Read more »

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. This program has been designed to help businesses that were on solid ground before the COVID-19 pandemic get back on their feet. The Federal Reserve states the Program will operate through three facilities: Main Street… Read more »