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To address U.S. and Mexican law enforcement’s concerns about potential misuse of exemptions and incomplete or inaccurate reports filed by armored car services (ACS) and other common carriers of currency, FinCEN has issued a Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) that requires enhanced cash reporting by these businesses at the San Ysidro and Otay Mesa Ports of Entry in California.
FinCEN also issued updated guidance concerning detailed and proper filing of Currency and Monetary Instrument Reports (CMIRs), which are filed when $10,000 or more in currency is moved across the U.S. border.
TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures Webcast
Credit union professionals can join other participants on Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. (Pacific) for the second in a series of discussions on the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule (Truth In Lending/Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act).
This Aug. 26 session will focus on addressing specific questions related to rule interpretation and implementation challenges that have been raised to the Bureau by creditors, mortgage brokers, settlement agents, software developers, and other stakeholders. Future sessions will continue to address specific questions and challenges. The CFPB anticipates a substantial volume of compliance and interpretive questions during implementation, and plans to use these webinars to consolidate and address these questions in a way that promotes consistent understanding of the rules and provides a resource that stakeholders may reference.
The first webcast session was presented by the CFPB on June 17, and provided an overview of the final rule and the new disclosures. Click here to access a recording of the first webinar.
CHANGES TO IRS FORM 1098
updated 05/03/16 07:30 AM
SCRA Foreclosure Protection Extended
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has clarified changes to Form 1098—the Mortgage Interest Reporting form—as a result of the Surface Transportation Act signed into law last July. Beginning next year:
UNCLAIMED PROPERTY HANDBOOK
updated 04/26/16 07:15 AM
Plus, Title XIV Mortgage Updates
California State Controller's Office has issued an updated Unclaimed Property Holder Handbook with changes to reflect: