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TIPs: IRS FORM, STATE ESCHEAT PERIOD
updated 05/03/14 10:40 AM
Also, CUSO Rule Reminder
Two new TIPs Bulletins (Technical Information and Procedures) have been posted regarding California’s report-and-remit period for unclaimed property and the IRS’s Form 990 filing deadline.

TIPs Bulletin 14-08 highlights how the upcoming report-and-remit period is the second of a two-part process by the California State Controller’s Office.

Reminders and resources are provided regarding the UFS-1 form, correct listings of property owners, standard NAUPA II reporting (National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators), paper reporting, remitting, and reporting to other states.

TIPs Bulletin 14-09 reviews how state-licensed/chartered credit unions must file IRS Form 990-Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax, or file for an automatic three-month extension by May 15 (or by the 15th day of the fifth month after the credit union’s accounting period ends).

This bulletin includes helpful information surrounding the due date, exemption for federal credit unions, electronic filing, penalties, and other pertinent resources.

CUSO Rule Reminder
As a reminder, the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) final rule to amend its credit union service organization (CUSO) regulation takes effect June 30.

The agency says the rule will increase transparency and address certain safety and soundness concerns.

 
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'BIG DATA' SPOTLIGHT: RISK OR REWARD updated 10/22/14 12:06 PM
Three Panelists Share Opinions
With Alessandro Acquisti as moderator, Wednesday’s audience was treated to a lively discussion—and a bit of back-and-forth debate—on the use of “big data” at credit unions and its ramifications.

SPEAKER DELVES INTO DATA PRIVACY updated 10/22/14 11:57 AM
The Credit Union Connection
As the Big Data Panel during REACH 2014 kicked off on Wednesday, it was apparent “big data” is everywhere and infiltrates all facets of our lives. But how much do consumers value their privacy, and what does it mean for credit unions?

SOCIAL CHARM: INGREDIENT FOR SUCCESS updated 10/22/14 07:59 AM
Chen Lizra at REACH
“Engagement” is one of the top buzz words circulating around REACH 2014—and TED speaker, business consultant, and author Chen Lizra shared some unique insights during the general session on Tuesday. Her buzz word: “social charm.”

INNOVATION PANEL SPURS TAKE-AWAYS updated 10/22/14 05:21 PM
Three CU Industry Perspectives
Attendees at REACH 2014 received a plethora of ideas from Tuesday’s innovation panel to take back to their credit unions—not the least of which included more interaction between employees and leaders, and free-flow of ideas from the bottom up.