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Pinion Joins Leading Harvest as a Program Supporter

By Pinion Editorial | July 26, 2022
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July 26, 2022 – The leading food and agriculture consulting firm Pinion and its sustainability and land (formerly DIGS Associates) advisory divisions are excited to announce that they have joined as a Program Supporter of Leading Harvest, a nonprofit organization who created a scalable program for independently verifying sustainable farm …

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Potential Scrutiny Around Re-presented Transactions

By Pinion Editorial | July 11, 2022
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In case you haven’t heard, the FDIC recently has been scrutinizing how banks are treating single items that are repeatedly rejected for insufficient funds.  Guidelines for Insufficient Funds and Fees Financial institutions may charge a non-sufficient funds (NSF) fee when a charge is presented for payment but cannot be covered …

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5 Ways Community Banks Can Recruit and Retain Talent

By Pinion Editorial | July 11, 2022
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Like many industries, community banks are fighting to recruit and retain talent in this tight labor market. Pinion’s community banking advisors have compiled the following strategies for attracting and retaining talent. Implement Flexible Work Options Strategy:  Be realistic and accommodating.  Working remotely and/or finding opportunities where there is scheduling flexibility …

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TEFRA Tax Disallowance

By Pinion Editorial | July 1, 2022
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We’ve been seeing more activity with community banks purchasing non-bank qualified bonds.  It’s important to remember the tax consequences of purchasing these bonds.  For both S Corps and C Corps, the TEFRA penalty applies.  The penalty results in an interest expense disallowance equal to 100% of the proportionate amount of …

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