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21 hrs ago | American Reporter

Andy Oram ReportsREPLACING Journalism: New Foundations for Expertise, Diversity, and Debate

There's been a lot of talk of late that there are glimmers of hope in the American economy.

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Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Wed Apr 23, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumLOVE is All Around

As we've seen over the past few months, Americans are not happy with the way things are.

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WebCPA

Financial Businesses Gear up for FATCA

Now that the compliance deadlines for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA, are in sight, foreign banks and other financial institutions are finally getting their systems in order, even though there are still some holes in what the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service are providing.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News

National Journal

The Future of Powdered Alcohol Rests With ... the Treasury Department?

Fellow humans: We are on the verge of a game change. Alcohol, in the near future, may be available in powdered form.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, ATF, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CNET News.com

Powdered alcohol approved

In a decision that some might deem surprising, the Treasury Department has approved a patent for a product called Palcolhol, a powdered form of vodka and other drinks.

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Related Topix: US News, Drink, Cocktails

Trinidad Guardian

USa Swarns money managers of more Russia sanctions

The Obama administration told asset managers last week that it was planning additional sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Fri Apr 18, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumLOVE is All Around

As we've seen over the past few months, Americans are not happy with the way things are.

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Bloomberg

Russian President Vladimir Putin's nationally televised question and...

The Obama administration told asset managers last week that it was planning additional sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Let old debts die

The Social Security Administration has paused its misguided efforts to collect debts more than a decade old, including dunning children of the dead.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, US News

Samoa News

Another batch of tax refunds...

Treasury Department released on Mar. 8 the fourth run of tax refund checks, totaling more than $1 million and covering those individuals who filed up to Feb. 4th.

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Related Topix: US News, Tax

Pensions & Investments

Treasury Department starting unit that includes oversight of public pension funds

The Treasury Department is creating an Office of State and Local Finance to coordinate the department's efforts to oversee developments in state and local financial markets, including public pension fund liabilities.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Repaying old debts

Is it just me, or does anyone else find it unbelievable that our Treasury Department is seizing tax refunds to repay "old debts"? I find it incredible that "your" federal government is stealing tax refunds from the children of certain taxpayers to repay debts that in one case is 37-years-old.

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OC Weekly

Free Curly Fries At Arby's TODAY for Tax Day

You just wrote a humongous check payable to the United States Treasury. Then you stood in line at the post office to mail that check.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Treasury Department Releases Semi-Annual Report to Congress on...

The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released the Semi-Annual Report to Congress on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policies that is required under Section 3005 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988.

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Bloomberg

China Urged by U.S. to Allow Bigger Market Role in Valuing Yuan

The U.S. urged China to reduce currency interventions and let markets play a bigger role in setting the value of the yuan , in a report that declined to name any major trading partner a foreign-exchange manipulator.

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Hispanic Business

Social Security Suspends Debt Collection Effort

People with old Social Security debts are getting a reprieve - for now. The Social Security Administration had been participating in a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski

The Washington Post

Should the IRS use private tax collectors?

A federal-worker union is fighting bipartisan plans that would require the Treasury Department to contract with private collection agencies to pursue tax debts that the Internal Revenue Service is not addressing.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Pat Roberts

Ars Technica

Mt. Gox founder shunning US subpoena probing bankruptcy

The founder of Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, won't head to the US to respond to a Treasury Department inquiry concerning the Japanese bitcoin exchange's bankruptcy flap.

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Related Topix: US News, Economics News, Bitcoin

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Scoop

Additional Assistance for Ukraine

Answer: Today, April 14, the United States and Ukraine signed a loan guarantee agreement intended to unlock $1 billion in financing for the Government of Ukraine and bolster its ability to provide critical services as it implements necessary reforms, while protecting vulnerable Ukrainians from the impact of much-needed economic adjustments.

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The Peninsula

Statoil not to say - No' to Russia

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak during a signing ceremony for a $1bn loan guarantee for Ukraine, at the Treasury Department in Washington yesterday.

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Related Topix: US News, Ukraine, Russia, Vladimir Putin

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