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Why You Should Conduct CRA Self-Assessments

Why You Should Conduct CRA Self-Assessments

Are you crystal clear on your bank’s performance? Do key stakeholders know how they fit into the CRA function of the bank? Do you know everything you need to know for your upcoming CRA exam? These are the questions that all CRA Officers need to know the answers to,...

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Community Involvement Ideas During COVID – VITA

Community Involvement Ideas During COVID – VITA

Are you looking for impactful, CRA-qualified volunteer opportunities during the pandemic? The IRS and local social service nonprofits in your communities are looking for volunteers to support the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a free basic tax...

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CRA Data Integrity – What it is, and why it matters

CRA Data Integrity – What it is, and why it matters

Data collection, maintenance, and reporting are important aspects of financial institution evaluations under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). Financial institutions collect, maintain, and depending on their size, report key data elements to the federal government...

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