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Opening Share Accounts Focus of Upcoming Compliance Review Seminar
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 6:50 AM

Registration has now opened for the Cornerstone Credit Union League’s Compliance Review seminar Nov. 13, in Dallas. Presented by Deborah Crawford, this hands-on “Opening Share Accounts” seminar covers:

  • New POA statute and POA Dos and Don'ts
  • New W-8BEN and W-8BENE
  • Tax reporting issues, particularly in the area of nonresident aliens
  • A solid review of the account card and types of ownership in Arkansas
  • Fiduciary issues: guardianships, estates, trusts, UTMAs
  • Business account documentation which changed in 2011
  • How to style names to be in compliance with the IRS for tax reporting purposes
  • New W-9 requirements for FACTA
  • Common errors on account cards and how to avoid them

Member service representatives, branch managers, tellers, and basically anyone who opens accounts and documents accounts are encouraged to take advantage of this program. Presented by well-known trainer Deborah Crawford, the seminar covers all the rules regarding opening accounts in Arkansas.

Credit unions will find additional information on the Compliance Review seminar on Cornerstone’s website. If you have any questions, please contact Training & Events, at (469) 385-6630 or (800) 442-5762, ext. 6630

Educational grants are available through the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation. To learn more, please visit