Making the Most of Tax Reform

Tax reform could be a net positive for the banking industry, with an expected long-term boost to profits due to a significant cut in the corporate tax rate, from 35 percent to 21 percent. Its proponents believe that it will fuel the broader economy as well. But despite the anticipated net gains, boards and management teams need to look at how tax reform will impact their organizations. Certain areas will be negatively impacted or warrant discussion to ensure the bank’s making the most of these changes. With that in mind, here are some of the topics your board should tackle...