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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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CHAPTER FORUM, RECEPTION ENGAGES CUs updated 10/27/14 06:55 PM
Networking and Awards after 'REACH'
Credit union chapter members from across California and Nevada gathered Oct. 23 at the JW Marriott (L.A. Live) in downtown Los Angeles to attend the 2014 Chapter Forum, which offered a full day of valuable networking and educational sessions for attendees who were eager to share individual stories about the work their chapters are accomplishing.

NEEN JAMES CHALLENGES CUs AT 'REACH' updated 10/27/14 04:17 PM
'Time is the New Currency'
By Wednesday afternoon, nearly 700 credit union CEOs, professionals, industry vendors, and guests had attended REACH 2014, the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues’ Annual Meeting and Convention from Oct. 20-22 at the JW Marriott (L.A. LIVE) in downtown Los Angeles.

CFPB, FTC HOST DEBT COLLECTION FORUM updated 10/27/14 03:31 PM
Latino Consumers Discussed
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently hosted an all-day forum on “Debt Collection and the Latino Community,” which brought together consumer advocates, industry professionals, and regulators to discuss how debt collection issues affect Latino consumers, especially those with limited English proficiency (LEP).

FinCEN: QUARTERLY UPDATE ON 'SARs' updated 10/27/14 03:09 PM
Also, Mortgage Service Transfer Guidance
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued its SAR Stats quarterly update, which provides information on Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filed through Sept. 30, 2014.