By: Holly Shulman
Thursday, May 15, 2014
As people around the country participate in National Small Business Week, the Treasury Department recognizes that support for small businesses also goes beyond our borders.
Posted in: International Affairs
By: Lorraine Cole, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
National Small Business Week is an important time to think about how the department can do more to help small businesses that create jobs and strengthen our economy, and Treasury will continue striving to exceed our small business goals for a fourth consecutive year.
Posted in: Management
By: Victoria Suarez-Palomo
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
In honor of National Small Business week, Treasury is encouraging small business owners to visit www.treasurydirect.gov/readysavegrow to learn more about making this important program available to your employees.
Posted in: myRA
By: Mark Mazur, Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Treasury and the IRS have proposed regulations to clarify the definition of real property for the purposes of determining whether a real estate investment trust (REIT) has a qualifying mix of assets.
Posted in: Tax Policy
By: Erin Donar
Monday, May 12, 2014
The Internal Revenue Service is marking National Small Business Week, May 12 to 16, by holding two free webinars for small businesses.
Posted in: Small Business Week, IRS
By: Robert Stack
Friday, May 09, 2014
As we move towards the July 1 launch of FATCA, Hong Kong today became the latest country to partner with the United States in our effort to increase global tax transparency and stop tax evasion. In just the last two weeks, Singapore, Kuwait, Indonesia and Peru among others, all reached IGAs in substance with the U.S. From Africa to Asia and the Caribbean, to the Middle East and Australia, more than 60 countries around the globe have FATCA agreements considered to be in effect.
Posted in: FATCA, Tax Policy
By: Treasurer Rosie Rios
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Last week, Treasury hosted the Global Women in Finance Symposium, bringing together women in leadership roles across the public and private sectors to discuss important economic issues.
Posted in: Women In Finance
By: Cliff Kellogg
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Last week, state directors and other officials from SSBCI programs representing 48 states, Washington D.C., and four territories gathered in Washington for the fourth national SSBCI conference. Attendees shared insights, success stories, and best practices.
Posted in: State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI)
By: Beth Cobert and Dick Gregg
Friday, May 02, 2014
Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury are announcing the designation of four shared service providers for financial management to provide core accounting and other services to Federal agencies.
Posted in: Fiscal
By: Melissa Koide
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Treasury is pleased to announce the Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund, or Innovation Fund. The Innovation Fund is designed to support the development and evaluation of new strategies to promote financial access and financial capability.
Posted in: Consumer Policy