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Some Stimulus Payments Coming Via Debit Cards

January 7, 2021 4:59 PM , Updated January 8, 2021 7:14 AM
Some Stimulus Payments Coming Via Debit Cards

Some of the remaining COVID-19 stimulus payments are being distributed via prepaid debit cards.

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Did You Get a Coronavirus Stimulus Check Sent to a Dead Person? The IRS Wants it Back

May 9, 2020 8:32 AM , Updated May 19, 2020 10:52 AM

The IRS has mistakenly sent some of the coronavirus stimulus payments to deceased individuals and is now asking for them to be returned.

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No Movement on Changing the $20 Bill

May 21, 2019 10:14 AM , Updated June 7, 2019 8:09 PM

The government previously approved changing the face of the $20 bill, but it appears that effort has waned after the 2016 election.

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Bill Would Authorize Interest Free Loans During the Shutdown

January 18, 2019 10:56 AM , Updated January 26, 2019 7:19 AM

A new legislative proposal would require the Treasury Department to make interest free loans available to federal employees during the shutdown.

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IRS to Reduce Collection of Personal Donor Information in Certain Cases

July 17, 2018 1:31 PM , Updated July 24, 2018 5:38 PM
IRS to Reduce Collection of Personal Donor Information in Certain Cases

The Treasury Department announced that the IRS will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations to file personally identifiable information about their donors.

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Mnuchin: 90% of Wage Earners Will See Higher Paychecks Under New Withholding Tables

January 12, 2018 10:16 AM
Mnuchin: 90% of Wage Earners Will See Higher Paychecks Under New Withholding Tables

The IRS has released new tax withholding tables, and many employees should start seeing higher paychecks by February according to the Treasury Department.

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Lawmakers Worried Treasury Department Will Use New Tax Tables for Political Gain

January 9, 2018 9:28 AM , Updated January 15, 2018 2:53 PM

Two lawmakers are worried that the Treasury Department will “unduly influence” tax withholding tables to skew the apparent benefits of the new tax law.

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Treasury Suspends Investment Into Federal Employee Retirement Funds to Avoid Hitting Debt Ceiling

December 11, 2017 5:57 PM , Updated February 27, 2018 11:52 AM
Treasury Suspends Investment Into Federal Employee Retirement Funds to Avoid Hitting Debt Ceiling

The Treasury Department has announced it will no longer be able to fully invest in two federal employee retirement funds to avoid hitting the debt ceiling.

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OGE Reminds Agency Leaders to Promote an ‘Ethical Culture’

October 11, 2017 9:44 AM

The Office of Government Ethics is reminding agency leaders to ensure they act in ways that will not erode the trust of the American public.

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Treasury Announces End of myRA Program After $70 Million Loss

July 28, 2017 9:37 AM , Updated August 4, 2017 8:01 AM
Treasury Announces End of myRA Program After $70 Million Loss

The Treasury Department has announced that it is phasing out the myRA program due to substantial cost overruns and lack of use.

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