ABA President/CEO Frank Keating thinks credit unions are only for the very poor. He's wrong.
Bank trades urging the House Ways and Means Committee to amend the tax reform draft.
Credit union lobbyists top list of opinion professionals.
ABA CEO testifies to Senate banking panel Thursday; NAFCU's Dan Berger warns panel by letter of peril to economic recovery.
WASHINGTON — Optimism about saving tax exemption in the air heard at CUNA's “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” event at Credit Union House.
Tax reform debate as it pertains to the credit union tax exemption shifted into high gear when bank lobby groups strongly advocated last week for its elimination as Congress mulls tax reform options from various working groups.
Two bank lobby groups strongly advocated last week for its elimination and Congress begins writing tax reform legislation.
CUNA announced new legislative priorities for 2013 that include four key agenda items: preserving the credit union tax exemption, reducing regulatory burden, engaging in housing finance reform and advancing credit union charter enhancements.
Third-quarter figures for federally insured credit unions last week were welcome news and the result of a lot of hard work by credit union professionals around the country. Certainly not a gift, though we all appreciate those (iPad2, please), but something to savor because you’ve earned it.
Credit unions and consumers deserve the gift that keeps on giving – burgeoning membership and expanded services, including small business lending.