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Community Banking

With the Arkansas legislature considering a bill that would allow state and municipal entities to deposit public funds in credit unions, a pair of op-eds today in the Arkansas Business publication made the case for ending state and federal tax subsidies for credit unions that pursue bank-like activities.


Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) today wrote to Federal Housing Finance Agency Acting Director Joseph Otting today requesting information on how the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s current expected credit loss standard will affect Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


Noting the lack of guidance for community banks related to the CECL accounting standard, ABA today wrote to the financial regulatory agencies advising them to request a delay of the standard’s implementation until such guidance is issued.


In addition to final rules generally concerning 199A qualified business income deductions, the IRS last Friday concurrently issued proposed rules addressing how the deduction would affect charitable remainder trusts, split-interest trusts and regulated investment companies.

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