Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Depreciation and Sec. 179 Expensing

  • March 10, 2018

written by Kathy Hillenburg The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act modifies provisions related to depreciation and expensing of fixed assets. These...


Taxation of Cryptocurrencies: What You Should Know

  • March 7, 2018

written by Jacque Mattson Digital currency, also known as cryptocurrency, made its big entrance into the world during 2017. Whether you...


What You Need to Know About Loan Participations

  • March 6, 2018

written by Josh Beaird Loan participations have become an important tool for community banks in this highly competitive financial environment. As...

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Will the New Lease Accounting Standard Impact Your Borrowers?

  • February 15, 2018

written by Josh Beaird In less than one year, a significant change to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) will become effective....


The Effect of Basel III on Lines of Credit

  • February 14, 2018

written by Josh Beaird Historically, community banks structured business lines of credit to mature in one year or less, even if...


What is Your Bank’s Risk Culture?

  • February 11, 2018

written by Josh Beaird The culture at Wells Fargo Bank has received a lot of attention in the press since the...


Significant Changes for Personal Income Tax Returns

  • February 6, 2018

written by Michael Wirth With a majority of the focus on revised lower individual and corporate tax rates, and the repatriation...


What is the Qualified Business Income Deduction?

  • January 10, 2018

written by Jennifer Cochran One new aspect of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the new deduction for owners of...


Deferred Taxes & The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

  • January 5, 2018

written by Ray Moncrieffe The Tax Cuts and Job Act, enacted on December 22, 2017, brought about some major changes in...