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9

Sep

Don’t tax credit unions…or community banks, either

By R.J. Lehmann, R Street With the suggestion box now clamped shut for the Senate Finance Committee’s tax reform project, it bears pondering what the process is likely to mean for the future of credit unions’ tax exemption. Under the “blank slate” process laid out by Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, […]

9

Sep

Credit unions beating banks

By David McMillin, Bankrate.com The roar of frustration with banks may seem like it’s quieting, but a new survey suggests consumers are continuing to question their allegiances to their banking institutions. More of those consumers are turning to credit unions for their personal finance needs. According to the 2013-2014 National Member and Nonmember Survey from […]

6

Sep

NEW: Ways And Means Working Group Tax Reform Report Delivered

WASHINGTON (5/6/13, UPDATED, 2:07 p.m. ET)–The credit union tax status is one of many issues discussed in the just-released report on tax policy reform created by 11 House Ways and Mean working groups and delivered to the Joint Committee on Taxation. The 550-plus page report does not contain any policy recommendations, but lists the pluses […]

6

Sep

Sen. Finance Chair Backs CU Tax Status In MCUN Remarks

WASHINGTON (5/8/13)–“Credit unions’ tax exempt status is not going away, not on my watch,” Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) said in a recent message to Montana credit unions. “Over the years, folks in D.C. have tried to cut your tax exempt status, and I’ve gone to the mat to fight back,” he added. […]

6

Sep

Colorado’s credit unions deserve to keep their non-profit status

By C. Alan Peppers More than one in four Coloradans is a member of a credit union, the major alternative to commercial banks. They’ve had that choice for more than 80 years, since the Rio Grande Operating Credit Union, the oldest in our state, opened its doors in June 1931. But that choice may be […]