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On February 20, 2014, the Department of the Treasury and the IRS issued a comprehensive set of final and temporary regulations implementing Sections 1471-1474, or Chapter 4, of the Internal Revenue Code, commonly known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act or FATCA.
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The U.S. budget deficit narrowed in February after rising employment boosted individual taxes and the Federal Reserve delivered higher earnings on its portfolio.
IRS officials disclosed that keys at two leased Treasury Department buildings in Washington have been "compromised," and the agency has signed off on an emergency no-bid contract for a locksmith to change hundreds of locks.
Even though the Treasury Department has said it won't count fire and rescue volunteers as full-time employees when it decides which employers must provide health insurance for workers under the Affordable Care Act, the House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation on Monday night requiring it to do so.
The US Senate on Wednesday approved Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin to be the No.
The Affordable Care Act-Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 42: Treasury Department and IRS Issue Final Reporting Rules under Code Section 6055 and 6056 On March 5th, 2014, the Treasury Department and the IRS issued two final reporting rules of critical importance to employers: Code 6055 imposes on entities that offer minimum essential ... (more)
Well, believe it or not, the Treasury Department does. It has apparently learned nothing from the scandal that engulfed the IRS in 2013, when supposedly apolitical tax agents admitted to applying extra scrutiny to conservative-leaning civic groups hoping to engage in constitutionally protected political speech in the 2012 elections.
Health advocates are pushing the Obama administration to address widespread confusion about how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act affects coverage options for pregnant women.The Treasury Department said in a rule issued in January that Medicaid coverage that pays only for services... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on ... (more)
Luis Zamora's frustrations began when he paid cash for a new car last week. "We were happy as a lark," Zamora said of he and his wife.
Bernard Winograd, whose wide-ranging career included helping to build Prudential Financial Inc. and serving as a top adviser in the Department of the Treasury, leaves a legacy of leadership in management of investment organizations, in advocating allocations to alternative asset classes and in criticism of securitization and modern portfolio ... (more)
The Assembly State and Local Government committee had been scheduled to take testimony on implementation of the law Gov. Chris Christie approved last March, which calls for integrity oversight monitors to watch over recovery and rebuilding projects of $5 million or more.
On Friday, we learned that U.S. companies added 175,000 jobs in February , which was stronger-than-expected.
Two days after the city's major trunk water main on River Street broke and shut off water to thousands, a pipe inside City Hall burst overnight Jan. 31 into Feb. 1. Water flooded a second-floor storage room and leaked into the Treasury Department on the first floor and the basement, said Patrick Hinton, the city's director of the Department of ... (more)