Tax/Accounting

Indiana Bankers Association Op-Ed Calls for Credit Unions to Pay Their Fair Share

In an op-ed published on the Inside Indiana Business website yesterday, Indiana Bankers Association President and CEO Amber Van Til pushed back against several erroneous assertions often made by the credit union industry about the need for the credit union tax exemption, including the claim that credit unions are mostly small, humble institutions serving customers of limited means.

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Treasury Submits Proposed Pass-Through Regulations to OMB

The Treasury Department on Monday submitted to the Office of Management and Budget the first group of proposed regulations related to a provision of the tax reform bill that established a 20 percent deduction for pass-through entities, including Subchapter S corporations.

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FASB to Extend CECL Effective Date for Private Banks

Responding to a concern initially raised by the American Bankers Association in a discussion paper, the Financial Accounting Standards board agreed today to propose changing the effective date of the Current Expected Credit Loss accounting standard for “non-public business entities” to fiscal years beginning after Dec. 15, 2021.

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IRS Clarifies Deductibility of Trustee Fees from Trust Income

In a recent notice, the Internal Revenue Service released guidance clarifying that trustee and executor fees may continue to be deducted from a trust or estate’s income after the new tax reform law suspended the deduction of miscellaneous itemized deductions for by individual, trust and estate taxpayers.

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