Treasury Department


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Noun1.Treasury Department - the federal department that collects revenue and administers federal financesTreasury Department - the federal department that collects revenue and administers federal finances; the Treasury Department was created in 1789
U.S. Mint, United States Mint, US Mint - the mint that manufactures and distributes United States coins for circulation through Federal Reserve Banks; processes gold and silver bullion
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, FinCEN - a law enforcement agency of the Treasury Department responsible for establishing and implementing policies to detect money laundering
ATF, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms - the law enforcement and tax collection agency of the Treasury Department that enforces federal laws concerning alcohol and tobacco products and firearms and explosives and arson
Financial Management Service - the federal agency in the Treasury Department that manages the government's disbursement and collection systems and provides central accounting and financial reporting
Office of Intelligence Support, OIS - agency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury's offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and officials responsible for international economic policy
Comptroller of the Currency - the agency of the Treasury Department responsible for controlling the currency
Bureau of Customs, Customs Bureau, Customs Service, USCB - the agency of the Treasury Department that enforces import tariffs
Bureau of Engraving and Printing - the agency of the Treasury Department that produces currency
Internal Revenue Service, IRS - the bureau of the Treasury Department responsible for tax collections
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A tyrannical little beast of a quill-driver from the Treasury department. He was bullying the people of the house.
Bond (R-Mo.) and Congressman James Talent (R-Mo.)--as well as a Treasury Department proposal--has brought renewed hope for progress on the perennial problem of worker classification.
Rather, it appeared to the council that the congressional intent was to accept the statutory scheme as a given and instead to examine the manner in which the federal banking agencies and the Treasury Department have implemented that scheme by means of regulations, policy statements, procedures, and recordkeeping requirements.
The Treasury Department has not designated it or any Iranian bank as a "money laundering entity" for Iran-related transactions (under Section 311 of the USA Patriot Act).
Once the Treasury department and the extended users of treasury information operate within the same system of features and controls, better communication and smoother audits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance will occur.
(1) Other congressional actions, such as passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and the rulemaking and enforcement activities of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board pursuant to the authority granted by that Act have complemented the Treasury Department and IRS's efforts to curb tax shelters.
"After conducting an extensive search of office space on the market, the Bank's Treasury Department and Putnam Lovell decided that Equity Office was able to offer both companies a variety of space options and the flexibility to grow and expand, as needed," commented Tunis.
The Treasury Department reports an increase in the number of transfers below the current reporting thresholds from the United States to Colombia, attributing it to drug dealers sending money to their higher-ups in South America.
The mechanism by which notes are placed into circulation is rather different: (1) The cost of new bank notes enters the federal budget indirectly: New notes are purchased by the Federal Reserve from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, a unit of the Treasury Department, at a price set to recover the Bureau's full cost of production.
Thus far, the Treasury Department has not designated any bank as a "money laundering entity" for Iran-related transactions (under Section 311 of the USA Patriot Act).

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