Senate, House plans don't include specifics on which tax loopholes to eliminate.
Veteran lobbyist says working groups include two on credit union radar and that credit unions not stated target, so far.
As credit unions hunker down in defense of their federal tax exemption, the industry does have one thing in its favor. There are no known enemies among leadership on the House Ways and Means or Senate Finance Committees.
These three articles offer an in-depth look at the beginning of the new year for Congress and credit unions.
Florida congressman makes good on promise not to include tax exemption in debt reduction bill.
According to industry veteran John McKechnie, who was working on Capitol Hill back in 1986, the last time credit union tax exemption was on the Congressional chopping block, a “volatile” environment on Capitol Hill means credit unions should be vigilant when it comes to protecting their tax-exempt status in 2013.
Trade group hits the Hill as Congress begins new session.
"I see a brand new ball game," says former congressman/CUNA CEO.
Credit union events at the Republican National Convention happened outside the walls of the Tampa Bay Times Forum last week, but two credit union CEOs were among those inside the convention, listening to the speeches and roll call.
From asking employees to pay a greater portion of premiums to offering incentives for healthy lifestyles, some of the country’s largest employers are using a number of cost control measures to counter the expected rise in health care benefits in 2013.