Small Business Health Care Tax Credit filing deadline is May 15

Small credit unions should take advantage of the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit by May 15th. It can provide an unexpected windfall worth thousands of dollars.

Small Credit Unions May be Leaving Money on the IRS Table

Since the Affordable Care Act took effect in 2010, many small employers have been eligible for a health care tax credit created as part of the bill. One of the few Northwest credit unions to take advantage of the program received a check from the IRS for almost $7,000 for the 2011 tax year.

Compliance Review of Healthcare Benefits in Order Following Supreme Court Decision

Credit unions should perform compliance reviews following the Supreme Court ruling mostly upholding the Affordable Health Care Act. Provisions already implemented will remain in effect, and now is the time to prepare for the pending requirements.

Supreme Court Ruling Creates Concerns, Opportunities for Credit Unions

The Supreme Court ruling mostly upholding the Affordable Health Care Act gives credit unions reasons to address compliance concerns for their coverage.

Compliance Question of the Week

Can a credit union provide life insurance for its board members?

Changes on the Horizon in the Oregon House

This Oregon legislative update explains how the Oregon House of Representatives will look different after 2012, as several House members have announced their resignation or are running for a different office.

Regulatory Advocacy Update

The NWCUA generates and monitors regulatory movement and change at the state and federal levels. The weekly Regulatory Advocacy Update keeps you informed about new developments, how the Association is working for its members—and how you can get involved.

Best Remarketing Practice: Streamline the Liquidation Process

According to Repo Remarketing, repossessing vehicles forces credit unions to balance providing service to their members against preserving the overall financial health of the credit union. Included here are some in-depth pointers to help credit unions navigate this murky territory.

CMG Hosts Free Compliance Webinars

As the regulatory environment continues to evolve within the credit union marketplace, it’s important to understand emerging regulations and how they impact your credit union and members.

Check Association Health Plans for Great Deals, Service

An Association health plan is set up to be a one stop location for all of your Employee Benefit needs.

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

Staff and credit union executives testified in support of the Credit Union Modernization bill for 45 minutes. The next step is a committee vote before the bill goes to the floor.

IRS Issues Interim Guidance on Informational Reporting of Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage

The IRS emphasizes that this new reporting to employees is for their information only, and does not cause excludable employer-provided health coverage to become taxable.

Proof of the ‘Wellness’ ROI is Growing

Although medical and human resources experts have been touting the benefits of “wellness” for decades, a growing body of research is showing concrete, bottom-line results.

CMG to Host Free Health Care Reform Webinar, CUNA Strategic Service Adds Reg. E Webcast Date

Business Solutions: Information from the League’s Business Partners