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15 min ago | American Reporter

First PersonTHE Government Really Does Work

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Social Security Administration's $300 million side show

Acting Commissioner of Social Security Carolyn Colvin speaks during a news conference at the Department of the Treasury May 31, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance

Learn Bonds

This Week's Top Bond Market Stories - July 26th Edition

LearnBonds: - 5 Ways Fed policy may be hurting the economy. - Financial Lexicon looks at five reasons Fed policy may be hurting the economy and why the fed will have such a hard time fully reversing its ultra-easy monetary stance.

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Related Topix: IRA, Personal Finance, Retirement, US News, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas, Financial Markets

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bangkok Post

Land appraisals under scrutiny

However, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is still concerned such an increase will burden people subject to local maintenance tax payments, said Naris Chaiyasoot, director-general of the Treasury Department.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Puerto Rico government opposes request for declaratory judgment in tax overpayment case

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: World News, Puerto Rico, US News, Financial Services, Doral Financial, Central America

Learn Bonds

United States Treasury Securities are Truly an International Asset

United States Treasury securities are truly an international asset now. In understanding what is going on in this market for Treasury securities you have to have some idea of how funds are flowing internationally.

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Related Topix: US News, Gross Domestic Product

PennLive.com

Fingers crossed: Treasury hopeful computer glitch that impacted state employee paychecks fixed

A new computer system at the state Treasury Department had a few glitches that impacted about 6,000 state employees' paychecks the last time they got paid.

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American Reporter

Make My DayHOW the Lawyers Lost Christmas

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

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WebCPA

IRS Issues Rules on Money Market Funds and Wash Sales in Response to SEC Reforms

On the same day that the Securities and Exchange Commission issued long-awaited rules for money market mutual funds, the Internal Revenue Service has issued its own rules for money market funds and wash sales.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Tax, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, US News

Courthouse News Service

Wind Farm Tax Credits Warrant Deeper Look

Wind power companies suing the United States for $226 million in renewable-energy tax credits must allow Uncle Sam to determine rebate amounts through discovery, a federal judge held.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, US News

The Daily Star

Bankers: New U.S. Hezbollah sanctions don't target Lebanon

BEIRUT: A proposed U.S. legislation that broadens financial sanctions on organizations that help channel money to Hezbollah will have no impact on Lebanon's banking sector, which is already in full compliance with U.S. and international laws, senior Lebanese banking sources told The Daily Star Wednesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, Prison, US News, Drugs

JD Supra

[Video] Aml Bsa and Sanctions Compliance I of II June 10 2014

The Department of Justice and the Treasury Department have stepped up AML/BSA and Sanctions Enforcement.

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WJRT

U.S. Treasury Dept. Seized & Forfeited General Property Auction

Wed. July 30, 2014 at 9 AM - 1000s of items will be offered at a Live US Treasury Dept.

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Related Topix: Riverside, CA, US News, US Secret Service

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Washington Technology

Accenture Federal wins $48M task order to provide IT, financial management services

Accenture Federal Services has won a $48 million task order to provide the Treasury Department with IT and financial management services to improve technologies and service levels.

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Business Wire

Treasury Department questioned by Unite Here over millions in rewards to Illinois banks

The Bank Enterprise Award Program, which rewarded Inland Bank after it made inaccurate statements about its health to regulators, competes for funding with the Healthy Food Financing Initiative )--As Congress considers appropriations for the U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, UNITE HERE is raising new ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WebCPA

IRS Finalizes Rules for Research Expenditures

The Internal Revenue Service has released final regulations to amend the definition of research and experimental expenditures, providing guidance for taxpayers engaged in research activities on the treatment of amounts paid or incurred in connection with the development of tangible property, including pilot models.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News

NJ.com

Sweeney calls Sandy integrity monitor reports unacceptable and calls for more disclosure

Senate President Steve Sweeney today called Hurricane Sandy integrity monitor reports released by the state last week underwhelming.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Chris Christie, US Governors, US News

Government Executive

Significant Deficiencies Found in Treasury's Computer Security

Weaknesses in Treasury Department computer systems that track federal debt are severe enough to disrupt accounting, according to a government audit.

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Related Topix: US News, Corporate Governance, Law

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Forbes.com

U.S. Sanctions On Russia Are Financial Warfare

On June 17th, the US announced further sanctions against Russia because of its support for rebels in the Ukrainian civil war.

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Related Topix: US News, World News, Ukraine

Patch.com

Marijuana Money? U.S. House Says You Can Take it to the Bank

By Thompson Wall The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure Wednesday that bars treasury and security regulators from penalizing banks for working with legal marijuana businesses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ed Perlmutter, Illinois, Representative John Fleming, Republican

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