Revised 2021 TPT Electronic Filing and Paying Threshold Goes from $5,000 to $500 Jan, 1

Arizona Department of Revenue

Under legislation enacted in 2017, businesses with an annual transaction privilege tax (TPT) and use tax liability of $500 or more during the prior calendar year will be required to file and pay electronically starting in February 2021 for the January reporting period. The revised 2021 threshold of $500 is a change from the 2020 level of $5,000. E-filing and paying are … [More]

Leading Florida Developer Breaks Ground on First Project in Arizona

The Related Group

The Related Group, an international developer known for its sophisticated metropolitan ‘for-sale’ condominiums, rental and mixed-use projects, announced the groundbreaking of their first multi-family project in Arizona called The Manor Scottsdale. Located at 13220 N. Scottsdale Rd. in Scottsdale, Ariz., the 286-unit upscale multi-family residential apartment homes will be … [More]

Developer Accelerates Growth of Health Club Co. with Work on New Facilities

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Barclay Group, the preferred real estate developer for EoS Fitness, continues to flex its development muscle for the health club leader, collaborating on the successful openings of three new EoS gyms in Phoenix and Tempe, Arizona, and Tampa, Florida. EoS Fitness is a premier fitness operator with a differentiated fitness service offering in high demand, and the capacity to … [More]

Husband & Wife Team Bring Successful L.A. Massage Concept to Arizona

The NOW Massage

The NOW Massage, a growing franchise disrupting the wellness space with high quality, affordable massage services, is set to open its first Arizona location in Scottsdale this December. The NOW Massage boutique, located at 15435 North Scottsdale Road, will be owned and operated by Scottsdale residents Nick and Tricia Karabas, who aim to provide a welcoming, self-care oasis … [More]

New Report Sheds Insight on Pandemic’s Impact on Nonprofits

Common Impact

According to a new report from Common Impact, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on nonprofit organizations is staggering and the skills and expertise of corporate employees are a critical part of restoring and sustaining the sector. The COVID-19 Nonprofit Impact Report: A Guide for Providing Philanthropic and Skilled Volunteer Support , released today, indicates the … [More]

Real Estate Company Partners With Local Testing Provider ‘COVID Testing To You,” Offering Drive-Thru Tests

COVID Testing To You

With COVID-19 cases spiking and the holidays imminent, a YAM properties has partnered with local testing provider COVID Testing To You to offer drive-thru tests. YAM Properties will begin offering COVID-19 testing at its Scottsdale 101 shopping center beginning Tuesday. It will be open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., except for Thanksgiving day, when testing will be … [More]

How the Economic ‘Reset’ Can Work in Your Favor

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While news of vaccines on the horizon signal hope, some analysts think a sizable chunk of the U.S. economy has been damaged permanently by COVID-19, with more layoffs and business closures still to come in 2021. But to others, the future of a “new economy” in the post-COVID world is bright, opening doors for entrepreneurs, working professionals and small-to-medium business … [More]

Amazon Offers New Ways to Track, Receive and Pick Up Holiday Orders

Amazon

The holidays are typically overwhelming—between shopping for gifts, preparing family meals, and getting the house ready for guests—but for many, this season may look a little different. Whether customers’ plans have changed or not, Amazon.com still wants to keep this holiday season special and help make sure those gifting moments stay ‘spoiler free’ by offering options for … [More]

Avnet Names Company Veteran Phil Gallagher CEO

Avnet

Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has named 37-year Avnet veteran Phil Gallagher as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Gallagher, who has been in the role of interim CEO of Avnet since August 2020, has also been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. "The Board of Directors … [More]

State Begins Distribution of $370 Million in Federal CARES Act Dollars to K-12 Schools

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

The Governor’s Office today will begin the process to distribute $370 million in CARES Act money to K-12 school districts and charter schools today. In total, more than $716 million in federal COVID relief funding has been directed to Arizona K-12 schools. The Enrollment Stabilization Grant (ESG) Program was first announced as part of the “Arizona: Open For Learning Plan,” … [More]

Business Success Can Begin at a Surprising Starting Point: Philosophy

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In an age when college students are urged to choose an area of study based on financial returns, philosophy has become a much-maligned major. But those who dismiss philosophy as something with no practical use are overlooking how studying Aristotle, Plato, Socrates and others has real-world applications in business, says Cristina DiGiacomo, author of Wise Up! At Work and … [More]