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United States Department of the Treasury

The department of the federal government responsible for the printing of money, the collection of taxes, the regulation of banks, and the management of public debt. Created in 1789, the U.S. Treasury issues Treasury securities, which is debt that the American government uses to pay for some of its functions. It also administers the Internal Revenue Service, which collects taxes and decides how tax laws and regulations are enforced, and the U.S. Mint, which prints and disburses currency. The Treasury Department is responsible for investigating and prosecuting certain financial crimes, such as tax evasion and counterfeiting. It is headed by the Secretary of the Treasury, who is appointed by the President with the consent of the Senate.
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The statement came after the US Department of Treasury accused the central bank of intervening in the local exchange market to drag down the Taiwan dollar to protect Taiwan's exports.
WASHINGTON, July 21 (KUNA) -- US Department of Treasury Tuesday imposed sanctions against a set of key Hezbollah leaders, military officials, and an associate in Lebanon accused of "terrorist activities" and providing "active support" to Syrian government.
HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani holding talks with the Assistant Secretary General of the US Department of Treasury Daniel Glaser, who is in charge of combating the financing of terrorism in the US.
The US Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) administers and enforces a sanctions affecting international trade.
4m by the US Department of Treasury to support its Secure Payment System (SPS), which provides secure transmission of payment data and strongly auditable certification of payments for the US Government.
The US Secret Service said that the driver was an employee of the US Department of Treasury.
Jordan agreed with the US Department of Treasury on issuing $1 billion in US-guaranteed Eurobonds in global markets.
Speaking to FNA on Monday, Firouzabadi pointed to his activities in scientific and industrial fields during the 8-year Iraqi imposed war and his works to treat victims of chemical weapons, and noted, "Now I want to lodge a complaint against the US Department of Treasury because they are against humanitarian services and efforts for Iran's national security and independence and consider it as a criminal act.
Previously, the US Department of Treasury claimed Al-Suri led a six-member group that carried out clandestine activities through Iran.
10 it is ready to implement the new rules issued by the US Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on sending money to Cuba.
The SBA is a significant addition to Corio's growing list of US Federal Government customers, which include the US Navy, the US Department of Treasury and the US Coast Guard.
On October 9th, 2009, NGP's "Faulkner 1" geothermal power plant did achieve the remaining milestones necessary to file the grant application with the US Department of Treasury, including an audit of eligible costs by an independent third party accounting firm and certification of the power plant by an independent engineering consultant.

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