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  • Rates fall at weekly US Treasury bill auction Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    The Treasury Department auctioned $25 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.030 percent, down from 0.045 percent last week. The three-month rate was the lowest since three-month bills averaged 0.010 percent on Sept. 30. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,999.24 while a six-month bill sold for $9,997.47.

  • 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.

  • IRS paid $53 million to whistleblowers in 2013 Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Internal Revenue Service says it paid whistleblowers a total of $53 million last year for turning in tax cheats. The tips led the IRS to collect more than $367 million in taxes, interest and penalties.

  • 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.

  • Big banks' big burden     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on the Fed blocking five banks from increasing their dividends or stock buyback programs.

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- A new U.S. anti-tax evasion law, set to take effect on July 1, will encounter "inevitable glitches," said the head of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Monday, adding that the IRS will be sympathetic to banks doing their best to comply.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will have an outpatient surgical procedure in New York on Tuesday for treatment of a benign enlarged prostate, the Treasury Department said on Sunday.

  • WASHINGTON, March 20- Thousands of Americans nationwide have been targeted since August by a phone scam in which fraudsters claim to be from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and demand money for unpaid taxes, said the IRS' watchdog on Thursday. The fraudsters can manipulate victim's phone's caller ID so it displays the number of a local IRS office, TIGTA said.

  • Senate confirms Wall Street critic as Treasury no. 2 Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:28 PM ET
    Sarah Bloom Raskin, governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve and nominee to be deputy U.S. Treasury secretary.

    The U.S. Senate approved Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin to be the No. 2 official at the Treasury Department.

  • WASHINGTON, March 12- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin to be the No. 2 official at the Treasury Department, backing a critic of Wall Street to help coordinate an overhaul of financial regulations. The Senate approved the nomination by voice vote.

  • U.S. Senate confirms Wall Street critic as Treasury No. 2 Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:17 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 12- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin to be the No. 2 official at the Treasury Department, backing a critic of Wall Street to help coordinate an overhaul of financial regulations. The Senate approved the nomination by voice vote.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- Same-sex couples have a new right to celebrate in April, when they can file joint federal tax returns for the first time. It might actually make sense for some couples to stay asunder in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service, even though the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in June 2013.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- Same-sex couples have a new right to celebrate in April, when they can file joint federal tax returns for the first time. It might actually make sense for some couples to stay asunder in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service, even though the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in June 2013.

  • Big steps toward curbing overseas tax evasion Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    This past week saw important steps in the effort to combat offshore tax avoidance, a Treasury official explains.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 26- The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee said on Wednesday that it would consider the three presidential nominations to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on March 6. Timothy Massad, a senior Treasury Department official, has been nominated to head the swaps and futures regulator.

  • NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb 25- Jesse Litvak, a former trader at Jefferies Group Inc, made extra commissions and profits by defrauding big Wall Street firms such as JPMorgan Chase& Co and AllianceBernstein Holding LP on bond trades, a U.S. Treasury Department agent testified at Litvak's fraud trial.

  • NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb 25- Jesse Litvak, a former trader at Jefferies Group Inc, made extra commissions and profits by defrauding big Wall Street firms such as JPMorgan Chase& Co and AllianceBernstein Holding LP on bond trades, a U.S. Treasury Department agent said at Litvak's fraud trial.

  • Treasury's Lew addresses G20 meeting     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Oriel Morrison provides a preview of the G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors where global economic stability is on the agenda.

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