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  • Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury auction Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction. The Treasury Department auctioned $25 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.030 percent, down from 0.035 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,999.24 while a six-month bill sold for $9,997.47.

  • LONDON, April 18- The amount of money Amazon.com Inc reports through a tax-exempt vehicle in Europe has dropped sharply in the past two years, even as European sales jumped, after the U.S. tax authority tightened rules it felt were being abused to shift profits.

  • US sanctions government official in Zimbabwe Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:09 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Treasury Department is sanctioning a government official and others in Zimbabwe for allegedly undermining democracy in the southern African nation. The department says Mudede oversaw critical elements of Zimbabwe's flawed July 2013 presidential and parliamentary elections.

  • US Treasury plans new unit to monitor muni market - WSJ Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    April 17- The U.S. Treasury Department is forming a new unit to monitor the municipal bond market, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a Treasury official.

  • April 16- CBS Corp said on Wednesday that the Internal Revenue Service gave a favorable ruling to the company's plan to convert its outdoor advertising subsidiary, CBS Outdoor Americas Inc, into a real-estate investment trust. Media conglomerate CBS holds an 81 percent stake in CBS Outdoor, which went public in late March.

  • US declines to name China a currency manipulator Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it. The Treasury Department said China's currency, the renminbi, has appreciated but not as fast or as much as needed.

  • Foreign holdings of US Treasury debt increase Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    The Treasury Department says total foreign holdings rose 0.8 percent to $5.89 trillion, up from $5.84 trillion in January. China, the largest foreign buyer of Treasury debt, reduced its holdings a slight 0.2 percent, to $1.27 trillion. Japan, the second-largest buyer, boosted its holdings 0.8 percent, to $1.21 trillion.

  • Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury auction Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills rising slightly and rates on six-month bills unchanged. The Treasury Department auctioned $25 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.035 percent, up from 0.030 percent last week.

  • With the deadline for filing hours away, tax professionals across the country said some clients have been surprised to learn the Internal Revenue Service was taking a larger bite.

  • April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? If you're due a refund— and about three-fourths of filers get refunds— April 15 isn't much of a deadline at all. The Internal Revenue Service doesn't like to talk about it, but penalties for filing late federal tax returns apply only to people who owe money.

  • A look at your chances of getting audited by IRS Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 8:08 AM ET

    The Internal Revenue Service audited less than 1 percent of the income tax returns filed last year. But your odds of getting audited vary greatly, depending on income. Income $1 million and above.

  • US levies more sanctions over Crimea takeover Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday sanctioned the former vice speaker of the Ukrainian parliament, six Crimean separatist leaders and a Crimea-based gas company over Russia's takeover of the Crimean Peninsula.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- "Conscious uncoupling" might become all the rage now that actress Gwyneth Paltrow and musician Chris Martin have announced they are separating in a cooperative and respectful way. But there is nothing touchy feely about divorce in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- "Conscious uncoupling" might become all the rage now that actress Gwyneth Paltrow and musician Chris Martin have announced they are separating in a cooperative and respectful way. But there is nothing touchy feely about divorce in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service.

  • COLUMN-Tax nightmare: What if you can't pay the IRS? Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    NEW YORK, April 10- There are many tax-time nightmares, but here's one of the most common: You don't have the cash to pay what you owe on April 15.

  • WASHINGTON, April 8- The U.S. Internal Revenue Service asked Congress on Tuesday for legal authority to regulate thousands of unlicensed tax return preparers, but lawmakers were neutral on the idea.

  • WASHINGTON/ PARIS, April 4- Boeing Co, the world's biggest airplane maker, and engine maker General Electric Co said on Friday they had received licenses from the U.S. Treasury Department to export certain spare parts for commercial aircraft to Iran under a temporary sanctions relief deal that began in January.

  • WASHINGTON/ PARIS, April 4- Boeing Co, the world's biggest airplane manufacturer, on Friday said it received a license this week from the U.S. Treasury Department to export certain spare parts for commercial aircraft to Iran as part of a temporary sanctions relief agreement reached in January.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday gave foreign financial institutions 10 extra days to register with the U.S. government, under a new law to combat offshore tax dodging by Americans that goes into effect on July 1.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- The Obama administration is holding the total compensation unchanged this year for the head of bailed-out auto lender Ally Financial, the Treasury Department said on Wednesday.

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