Compliance Center: CFPB Releases Winter Supervisory Highlights

Findings from recent CFPB examinations; your question answered on verifying names on direct deposit IRS refunds; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Washington Legislature Reviews Tax Exemptions, Budget Proposals

Washington lawmakers are taking a close look at tax exemptions in the final weeks of the 2016 regular session.

Compliance Center: CFPB Releases 2017 and 2018 HMDA File Specifications

What you need to know about upcoming HMDA file specs; your question answered about opening accounts for Single Member LLCs; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Compliance Center: TCPA Court Ruling Highlights Human Intervention

See how human intervention impacted a recent court ruling on a TCPA complaint; your question answered on opening an account for someone without a Social Security number; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Credit Union Tax Status Untouched in Senate Reform Report

The report’s preservation of credit unions’ tax status shows that credit union advocates were heard.

Washington Legislative Update: Budget Passed, but Special Session Continues

The two-year budget includes a tuition cut for college students and ends a handful of tax exemptions.

Resist Banking Lobby’s Rhetoric

We need to meet the banking lobby’s misinformation campaign head on, says CUNA’s Mike Schenk.

Washington Legislative Update: Two Credit-Union-Supported Bills Awaiting Vote

As deadline looms, the House and Senate are busy hearing and voting on bills, including two supported by the NWCUA.

CUNA Mutual Group Continues Credit Union System Advocacy Efforts in 2015

With support of national and regional advocacy efforts, CUNA Mutual supports the continued strength of the credit union movement.

SB582 Took a Step Forward Passing out of the Senate This Week

Senate Bill 582, legislation to improve the Oregon Credit Union Act, took a step forward passing out of the Senate this week.

Compliance Center: CFPB Proposed Temporarily Suspending Credit Card Agreement Submissions

The bureau issued proposed rule to temporarily suspend requirement for card issuers to send in agreements; your question answered on verifying names on direct deposit IRS refunds; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Washington Legislative Update: Credit Union Bills Await Floor Vote

As credit union advocates gathered en masse at the capitol, credit union bills passed out of committee.

Fake IRS Phone Calls Defrauding Taxpayers of Millions

Phone scam surges during tax season, tops IRS list of “Dirty Dozen” tax scams for 2015.

Washington Legislative Week in Review, January 12-16

Legislature begins long session under Supreme Court contempt order; will tackle taxes, education and transportation issues.

Compliance Center: NCUA Priorities, 1099s, and More

Regulator to focus on cyber security, interest rate risk, among other priorities; question on mailing 1099 forms answered; plus legal briefs.

Credit Union Advocates Scored Key Victories in 2014

Beginning with the preservation of the credit union tax exemption and charging through mid-term elections, credit unions fought and won important battles in 2014.

CUNA Invites Northwest Credit Union Leaders and Advocates to GAC 2015

The annual Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington D.C. is expected to draw thousands of credit union advocates to make an impact on the highest advocacy priorities.

Compliance Center: FinCEN Administrative Ruling on Currency Transporters, Notary Training, and More

FinCEN issues an administrative ruling on the application of regulations to currency transporters; notary training dates; question of the week and legal briefs.