Passing on interchange fees has always been against card network regulations and companies have found unique ways to get around the regulations or simply did not comply. An anti-trust lawsuit was filed in 2005 and in July 13, 2012 the suit was finally settled.
Credit card surcharging is prohibited in ten (10) states while other states are considering legislation. The regulations are daunting for charging a surcharge; should you consider it to recoup transaction fees?
This training on credit card interchange fees rules will clearly explain the changes in the rules, which group will benefit from the changes and how it will affect the retailers and customers.
This webinar, designed specifically for financial institutions, walks through typical federal tax refund situations and helps staff develop a strategy to successfully navigate potential pitfalls. In this course we will answer common institution questions, including:
We suspect a customer is committing tax refund fraud. Can we do anything?
When is our institution potentially liable for losses associated with tax refunds?
What return reason code do we use if we need to return a refund?
Can we check to see if an account holder is entitled to a tax refund?
Prepare yourself and your team for this challenging time of year! Attendees will receive a bonus Tax Refund Handling Checklist to ensure your institution has considered all aspects of handling tax refunds.
This 90-minute webinar will help you develop a 2017 game plan to ensure your institution effectively and efficiently handles these changes.
This session will help you determine where to focus your attention in 2017. We will discuss what should be on your priority list to keep you out of the hot seat with your regulators.
This session will explore what steps need to be taken to implement an effective Regulation CC compliance program; will breakdown the new rule section-by-section and explain the effects these changes have on your check clearing procedures; and, will outline the procedures your institution must have in place for a sound and compliant effective funds availability program.
President Trump has vowed to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and as a part of that process the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). While this has been on his radar for some time, the CFPB will be a part of our regulatory lives for the foreseeable future. The CFPB will continue to be a leader in setting regulatory priorities across the financial industry. This session is a forward thinking discussion that will explore what is on the agenda, what we can expect, and what these changes mean for us. We will also discuss the implications of President Trumps vow to dismantle the rules.
With regards to IRAs, your account holders or members are often unfamiliar with reporting requirements, the various types of distributions, the rules at death, the IRA penalties (and exceptions thereof!), the procedures for requesting extensions…. as well as
many other IRA issues!
This 90-minute session will provide an in-depth review of the most current top issues surrounding IRAs that financial organizations frequently encounter. We will review current IRA reporting requirements, which include an examination of required minimum distribution statements, fair market value statements, account statements, Form 1099-R, and Form 5498. We will touch upon electronic reporting requirements and beneficiary reporting requirements. This program will also explore procedures for requesting extensions and the IRS penalties your account holder may face for improper reporting.