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Changes to IRS Form W-9
TIPs Bulletin 13-42 examines new instructions and changes when using IRS Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification, and instructions), as well as additional details, new exemption codes, and the W-9 form's modified certification statement.
California Unclaimed Property Holder Notice Reports
TIPs Bulletin 13-41 looks at state Unclaimed Property Holder Notice Reports due to the state controller's office (before Nov. 1, 2013) for accounts and property with no activity for the past three years, and summarizes the reporting process.
California Minimum Wage Increases
TIPs Bulletin 13-40 spotlights the recently passed Assembly Bill 10, which states that the minimum wage for all industries will be no less than $9 per hour as of July 1, 2014, and increasing to $10 per hour by Jan. 1, 2016.
2013 Mortgage Rule Revisions/Clarifications
TIPs Bulletin 13-39 highlights finalized corrections, clarifications, and amendments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) Ability-to-Repay and mortgage servicing rules.
New $100 Bill
The Federal Reserve began supplying financial institutions with a redesigned $100 note today that incorporates new security features to deter counterfeiters and help businesses and consumers tell whether a note is genuine.
"Distance, demand, and the policies of individual financial institutions will influence how quickly the redesigned notes reach businesses and consumers around the world," the Fed said in a statement.
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MLA DATABASE FEB. 15 DEADLINE
updated 02/09/16 08:00 AM
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Credit unions seeking a safe harbor under the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Military Lending Act (MLA) final rule will have two new options come Oct. 3, 2016: 1) A credit union may verify a borrower’s status on the DoD’s database, or 2) a credit union may use a consumer report obtained from a nationwide consumer reporting agency to determine whether a borrower is a “covered borrower.” Credit unions interested in utilizing the first option have until Feb. 15, 2016 to notify the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) of their intent. This may be done by emailing the MLA helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CA PRIVACY NOTICES STILL REQUIRED
updated 02/02/16 08:35 AM
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The FAST Act made changes to federal annual privacy notice requirements. However, it did not change California privacy notification requirements, which are applicable to all financial institutions doing business in California. California state annual privacy notifications are still required, depending on what information is shared and with whom.