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Illinois homeowners who prepaid this year's property taxes at the end of 2017 can deduct that payment from their itemized income tax returns. That's according to a letter from the U.S. Treasury Department to Rep. Peter Roskam, a Wheaton Republican, who was seeking clarification of an IRS advisory ...
Treasury declares prepaid property taxes are deductible ... That's according to a decision issued by the U.S. Treasury Department. ... But because Illinois bills property taxes a year in arrears, the Treasury Department determined the IRS advisory doesn't affect Illinois homeowners, and they can deduct the ...

The U.S. Treasury Department is also in talks on a deal to prevent Seoul from deliberately pushing its currency lower to give South Korean exporters a competitive advantage. A formal agreement on currency would be unprecedented — but it would include no enforcement mechanism. The U.S. trade deficit ...
In economic news, the U.S. economy grew by 2.9 percent in the fourth quarter, according to the final read on the U.S. economy for the period. Elsewhere, pending home sales in the U.S. rose last month. The Treasury Department auctioned $29 billion in seven-year notes at a high yield of 2.72 percent.
The Treasury Department deferred a request for comment to the Office of Inspector General. The office did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment. Jeffrey Rosenfeld, one of Doe's lawyers, said that his client suspects that efforts to ferret out the YouTube poster's identity are likely tied to efforts ...
The United States plans to sell about $294 billion of debt, according to the Treasury Department. That's the highest for ... When asked by Bloomberg Television whether China was considering scaling back purchases of US debt, China's ambassador to the United States said, "We are looking at all options.".

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell roughly 6 basis points to 2.783 percent at 3:11 p.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was down at 3.029 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices. The Treasury Department auctioned $35 billion in five-year notes at a high yield of 2.
The US Department of the Treasury published a blog post offering advice to other government agencies that are interested in adopting blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) in their internal systems. The post, which was drafted by the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS), includes ...
The Trump administration on Friday charged nine Iranians and an Iranian company with attempting to hack into hundreds of U.S. and international universities, dozens of companies and parts of the U.S. government on behalf of the Iranian government. The cyber-attack pilfered more than 31 terabytes of ...
The U.S. Treasury Department revealed it could add cryptocurrency addresses to its list of sanctions if it's able to link the cryptocurrency addresses with people who are blacklisted. First spotted by The Wall Street Journal, in documents that were filed with a White House order that bans Venezuelan cryptocurrencies, the ...
The U.S. Treasury Department may start publishing cryptocurrency wallet addresses along with the names of people and organizations with whom it forbids citizens from doing business. In a March 19 update to its FAQ on sanctions compliance, the department's Office of Foreign Assets Control notes that ...
The US Department of the Treasury has announced it might sanction cryptocurrency addresses in cases where officials find them associated with blacklisted individuals. On Monday, the department said in its guidance documents it would include crypto addresses in the sanctions list to inform the public ...
Along with a white house order signed by President Donald Trump banning Americans from trading in the new Venezuelan digital currencies, the Treasury Department announced it is examining the process of also listing cryptocurrency addresses of persons suspected of using the technology for criminal ...
The US Department of the Treasury has just published five tips for building blockchain projects. According to the Bureau of the Fiscal Service website, the list is based on the lessons staff learned while working on a proof of concept blockchain system for tracking physical assets, such as computers or cars, ...
"Since at least March 2016, Russian government cyber actors have also targeted U.S. government entities and multiple U.S. critical infrastructure sectors, including the energy, nuclear, commercial facilities, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors," the Treasury Department said in announcing the ...
Rule letting U.S. dismantle giant banks in crisis should stay, Treasury Department advises ... U.S. bank watchdogs should retain the ability to dismantle massive, complex financial firms after a collapse, but they should ensure the power is reserved "as an emergency tool for use under only extraordinary ...
TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (MNA) - US Department of Treasury revealed the addition of 10 Iranian entities and a company based in Iran to the sanctions list of the country. These sanctions have been imposed under the pretext of what is thought to be as part of destructive measures taken in the cyberspace and ...

The US Treasury Department has issued new sanctions against 5 entities and 19 individuals (unnamed) in response to Russia's cyber-activities, including election meddling and the NotPetya attack last year. Those slapped with the restrictions will be denied access to any of their property and interests held ...
US Treasury yields drop ahead of key inflation reports. Alexandra Gibbs | Thomas Franck. Published 2 Hours ... The Labor Department is set to release its monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on Wednesday, the next inflation update for investors. That report, along with the Producer Price Index (PPI) ...
Thank you for the introduction. It's terrific to be back in New York City and with friends and former colleagues. As Under Secretary of Treasury's Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) I have the honor of leading a group of incredibly dedicated professionals. TFI includes approximately 700 of the ...
What happened: Some of the big drivers of spending in January were for the Department of Homeland Security, and interest on the public debt. Outlays for Homeland Security climbed by $2 billion, or 41% — something the Congressional Budget Office said was largely for disaster relief. Receipts were up ...
The U.S. Department of Treasury has placed new sanctions on Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh and terrorist organizations Harakat Al-Sabireen, Hasam Movement, and Liwa Al-Thawra, according to an updated list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons released by the U.S. Office of Foreign ...
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has confiscated nearly $370,000 from the Spokane nonprofit Skils'kin, the organization said in a news release Wednesday. Skils'kin, which provides disabled adults with employment opportunities, believes the seizure is due to an insurance error after its then-employee, ...
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday called on the Republican-controlled Congress to lift the U.S. debt limit "as soon as possible" so the ... In a letter to congressional leaders and key committee chairmen, Mnuchin said the Treasury Department would continue to suspend payments into ...
U.S. government debt yields rose Tuesday after consumer confidence jumped head and with inflation fears brewing. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.729 percent at 2:21 p.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond rose to 2.989 percent. Bond yields move inversely to ...
The Treasury Department, facing the prospect of higher deficits, announced its strategy for financing the additional borrowing Wednesday, increasing auctions of more notes and bonds than many Wall Street analysts had forecast. In a statement, the Treasury said it would be adding $42 billion of new ...
FILE - This Thursday, June 8, 2017, file photo shows the U.S. Treasury Department building in Washington. With the government's budget deficit rising, the Treasury Department says it expects to borrow $441 billion in the current January-March 2018 quarter, the largest amount in eight years. The Treasury ...
The department made clear that this was not a sanctions list, though many of the individuals on the list are already subject to U.S. sanctions. It does however highlight a number of wealthy Russians who are close to President Vladimir Putin that could be at risk of sanctions. While not all the names of people ...
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note surged to 2.727 percent on Monday, its highest since April 2014, as investors bet on an accelerating economy and ... But U.S. Treasurys weren't the only bonds making headlines Monday. ... The Labor Department's monthly jobs data will be out Friday.
The US treasury department has to finalise the document on Monday, after which it is expected to hand the report over to Congress. It is not known whether the names of those on the list will be publicly revealed or kept secret or indeed how many people and entities are on the list. Being on the list does not automatically ...
Washington (CNN) The US Treasury Department plans to take the next step on Russia sanctions established following interference in the 2016 election on Monday and issue what's expected to be a "name and shame" list of companies and individuals that will be sanctioned for doing businesses with ...
FILE - This Thursday, June 8, 2017, file photo shows the U.S. Treasury Department building in Washington. With the government's budget deficit rising, the Treasury Department says it expects to borrow $441 billion in the current January-March 2018 quarter, the largest amount in eight years. The Treasury ...
The U.S. Treasury Department said it's sanctioned 21 individuals and 9 entities related to Russia and Ukraine. The government said the move "underscores the U.S. government's opposition to Russia's occupation of Crimea and firm refusal to recognize its attempted annexation of the peninsula." ...
To that end, the US Treasury Department announced Wednesday sanctions levied against nine entities, six shipping companies and vessels and 16 individuals with ties to North Korea. "Treasury continues to systematically target individuals and entities financing the Kim regime and its weapons program, ...
U.S. government debt prices rose Thursday after President Donald Trump said he wants to see a stronger dollar. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell two basis points to 2.624 percent at 2:28 p.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond slipped to 2.887 percent. Bond yields move ...
The Treasury Department announced today that six more men have been added to the US government's list of specially designated global terrorists. Four of the six — Abdul Samad Sani, Abdul Qadeer Basir Abdul Baseer, Hafiz Mohammed Popalzai and Maulawi Inayatullah – were “designated for acting ...
According to the Treasury Department, Chengxing Trading Co. has sold two tons of high purity metals to a subsidiary of Ryongbong. The Dandong Jinxiang Trade Co. exported over $500 million of used computers and other goods to North Korea. "Pursuant to UN Security Council Resolutions, the U.S. ...
The Financial Report - Vol 7, No 1 - US Banking and Treasury Department Developments ... the FDIC, and the OCC announced that, effective January 1, 2018, the aggregate loan commitment threshold for inclusion in the Shared National Credit program will increase from US$20 million to US$100 million.
The Treasury Department applies fresh sanctions in an effort to stifle North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. It sanctions entities and ... The U.S. and international community have attempted to use an economic crackdown to curb the aggression of the Kim Jong Un regime. However, the Trump ...
There's a long way down," Sinche said. Treasury Department data show that China and Japan, the two largest holders of U.S. Treasurys, reduced their holdings in November as the dollar weakened. Last month, the International Monetary Fund reported the dollar's share of global currency reserves fell in ...
Turkey's Halkbank Working With U.S. Treasury, Justice Department After Iran Case: Simsek on Bloomberg HT ... ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish lender Halkbank is working closely with the U.S. Treasury and Justice Department, Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Wednesday, after a U.S. jury ...
"We have serious doubts about whether Venezuela has the capacity to launch a cryptocurrency, but regardless, it is imperative that the U.S. Treasury Department is equipped with tools and enforcement mechanisms to combat the use of cryptocurrency to evade U.S. sanctions in general, and in this case in ...
Even as the White House pins its hopes on sanctions as a means of coercing its adversaries, the administration has demonstrated little interest in expanding funding or manpower for civilian agencies such as the Treasury Department, which are charged with enforcing the ambitious policies. In the latest ...
Venezuela's Petro cryptocurrency has made a lot of media headlines over the past few weeks. For now, it still remains unclear how well this project will fare, especially because the country's Senate has no plans to approve it. It seems the US Treasury Department is warning investors regarding the new ...
A top official with the U.S. Treasury Department says the Trump administration is currently reviewing whether to keep or rescind Obama-era guidance that provides a process for banks to serve the marijuana industry without running afoul of federal regulators. “We are reviewing the guidance in light of the ...
The Treasury Department is set to increase its bond sales to support the government's funding needs. According to Deutsche Bank's Torsten Slok, this incoming supply flood is a "significant risk to markets" that's worth more attention than the US economy's nuts and bolts. Several central banks, among the ...
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction with rates on three-month bills unchanged while rates on six-month bills rose to their highest levels in more than nine years. The Treasury Department auctioned $48 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 1.430 percent, ...
The U.S. Treasury Department is concerned about Venezuela's new “petro” cryptocurrency and is warning investors to steer clear or face unspecified consequences. The U.S. Treasury said Tuesday that Venezuela's petro could put U.S. citizens at “legal risk” because investing in the cryptocurrency ...
The December deficit was 15.2 percent lower than the $27.3 billion imbalance in December 2016, the Treasury Department reported Thursday. For the first three months of this budget year, the deficit totals $225 billion, up from a deficit of $209.8 billion for the same period a year ago. Private forecasters ...
The Treasury Department's Office of Inspector General launched a probe into the practices of Treasury's Office of Tax Analysis after The New York Times ... “Bureau of Economic Analysis data indicate that such a run, in duration and magnitude, would be greater than has been the case in the U.S. since ...


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