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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 ...



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