Employer-Provided Disaster Relief & COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are looking for tax-advantaged ways to help their employees with additional expenses incurred as a result of the pandemic. Section 139 of the Internal Revenue Code provides the answer. On March 13, 2020, President Trump declared COVID-19 a national disaster under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency[ … ]

Industry Outlook 2019-2020: Financial & Professional

BOK Financial completed its acquisition of CoBiz Financial, Inc. in late 2018, essentially creating a major footprint to expand financial services market share in both Arizona and Colorado. CFOs are taking on more duties in technology, human resources and operations (beyond traditional financial roles) in order to understand key performance indicators and the firm’s unique[ … ]

Industry Outlook 2018: Financial & Professional

The 2018 Arizona CFO Spotlight Survey attracted respondents from a number of industries in Phoenix and Tucson. We will highlight the financial & professional services segment here in terms of growth, risk factors, strengths and trends. For the second year, financial and professional CFOs contributed to the Survey. Firms and agencies are mid-sized with regard[ … ]

Industry Outlook: Financial & Professional

The 2017 CFO Spotlight Survey attracted respondents from a number of industries in Phoenix and Tucson. We will highlight the financial & professional segment here in terms of growth, risk factors, strengths and trends. Financial and Professional CFOs is a new category in the Survey this year, so we do not have contextual data to[ … ]