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Business Relief

COVID-19: Business Relief to Act on NOW

[UPDATED: 4-27-2020] For businesses, there are many relief provisions to consider as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each can ...
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CARES Act: Relief for Businesses and Individuals

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed history's most expensive stimulus package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) ...
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COVID-19: We Are Here for You

[UPDATED: 5-5-2021] We Are Committed to Uninterrupted Service Be assured that the health and well-being of team members, clients, colleagues, ...
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New Overtime Rules Effective January 1, 2020

The Department of Labor has released new overtime regulations detailed in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These new regulations ...
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DOL Releases Final Ruling on Overtime

The final rule updates the earnings thresholds necessary to exempt executive, administrative and professional employees from the Fair Labor Standards ...
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checking account

FinCEN Creates Exception to Beneficial Ownership Rule

As part of its efforts to combat money laundering and other fraudulent activity, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued ...
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Financial Institutions

Financial Institutions: Revenue Recognition Standard

The recognition of revenue under current accounting standards requires the consideration of two factors; being realized or realizable and being ...
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Avoid Litigation With Attention to Common Red Flags

Any size retirement plan can run into serious trouble when sponsors aren’t careful. With some planning, though, your qualified retirement ...
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Disaster Losses

Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-01 Effect on Call Report

In January 2016, the FASB issued ASU 2016-01, Financial Instruments-Overall (Topic 825): Recognition and Measurement of Financial Assets and Financial ...
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Real Estate Assets

Changes to Member Business Lending Rule

Removal of Occupancy Requirement for 1-to-4-Unit Dwellings Takes Loans Out from Under Lending Cap Federally insured credit unions will no ...
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