As Advocates Make Their Case on the Hill, Tax Reform Proposal Leaves Credit Union Exemption Untouched

Northwest advocates headed to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to press their case for the credit union tax exemption, and they found good news waiting for them: Credit unions’ tax status was left untouched in a tax reform plan released by the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Tax Advocacy Spotlight: Spokane Credit Unions Deliver a Huge Message

When the credit union tax model flew through Congress’—and the bank lobby’s—radar screen earlier this summer, a cell of Spokane credit unions decided to take the high road with positive messaging. They delivered this week—with weigh in from over 13,000 constituents.

Inside the CUNA GAC: STCU Business Members Urge Support of Bill to Raise Lending Cap

Dan Hansen, sr. communications officer for Spokane Teachers Credit Union, offers an insider’s view of credit union advocacy efforts in the face of staunch bank opposition at last week’s CUNA GAC.