One big question homeowners are asking this year is whether interest on a home equity loan is still tax deductible under the new tax law. The answer is yes, but there are more limitations than in previous years.
Bridget Holcomb, executive director of the Women, Food and Agriculture Network, says that female farmers tend to take a community-oriented approach that also makes it harder for them to secure funding. “We know that, since women are looking at farms that are outside of the box, they’re less likely than their male counterparts to get support,” she says.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) made a number of changes to the types of hedging allowed under the new guidelines. The amendment greenlights the use of the Security Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Municipal Swap Rate and contractually specified rates in hedges against interest rate changes.
The Great Recession ended in 2009, but its effects persist. Nowhere is this more evident than in the current debate surrounding the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Eight years after the act was instituted, a Dodd-Frank repeal movement has cast the future of the regulations into uncertainty.
Large companies are always looking to improve their asset management and cash flow processes, and in-house banking provides a way to do so. An in-house bank (IHB) lets larger, multinational organizations insulate themselves against regulatory shifts, conduct better oversight and build more efficient workflows.