United States Department of the Treasury
Does the Earnings Stripping Regulation Remove Too Much?
Questions will arise over whether an intercompany transaction will be treated by the IRS as debt or as stock.
Marketplace Lending ‘Untested’: Treasury
How will online lenders fare in an adverse credit environment? More transparency on loans and securitization markets is needed, says Treasury.
Treasury Targets Non-Savers With New ‘MyRA’
The no-fee retirement account is intended as a starter option for the millions of Americans without a 401(k) or other employer-sponsored savings plan.
U.S. Budget Deficit at Lowest Level Since 2009
The fiscal 2015 shortfall represents only 2.5% of the economy, reflecting increased collection of taxes and higher corporate profits.
Treasury Launches Study of Peer-to-Peer Lending
How should 'the financial regulatory framework evolve to support the safe growth of this industry?' is one question the Treasury Department is asking.
Don’t Let Fannie and Freddie Go: Treasury Official
While housing finance needs fixing, "simply returning [the GSEs] to the way they were before" is neither practical nor realistic, says a Treasury adviser.
Private Investors Profiting From TARP Auctions
Many community banks now owe TARP dividends to outside investors or have to buy back preferred shares at a premium.
Board Members Favor Legislation on Inversions
A significant number of directors also think Congress should tackle broad-based tax reform at the same time.
A Benefits Balancing Act
CFOs consider how to manage the financial risk of benefits while giving employees what they want — and need.
New Inversion Rules Don’t Deter $1.9B Steris Deal
Medical equipment manufacturer expects to lower its effective tax rate by about six percentage points by moving its tax domicile to the United Kingdom.
U.S., Canada to Vote Against Financing Russian Projects
In the wake of the Malaysian jet disaster, the U.S. plans on opposing aid projects for Russia funded by the World Bank.