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Pfizer, Allergan in early talks to create pharmaceutical giant

...inversion, but those talks collapsed when the two sides couldn't agree on a price.By the end of the year, the U.S. Treasury Department had initiated new regulations designed to limit the financial benefits of inversions. The rules bar certain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-29/pfizer-allergan-early-talk
Scuttlebiz: My sensor of baloney has saved me again

...pass up answering a call from D.C.The lady on the other side of the call started to say she was from the U.S. Treasury Department. (Uh-oh. They run the Internal Revenue Service.)But I wasn't being audited. It was my lucky day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-22/my-sensor-baloney-has-save
Airbnb comes to Cuba in major expansion of US business on communist island

...religious activities.While virtually all U.S. travel to Cuba previously required individual licenses from the U.S. Treasury Department, the January changes essentially shift it to an honor system by allowing travelers to fill out a form asserting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/airbnb-comes-cuba-major-ex
Marijuana industry's attempt to join federal banking system rejected by regulators

...from paying the power bill with money orders to spritzing skunky cash with Febreze to avoid scrutiny.The U.S. Treasury Department issued guidelines last year for how banks could accept pot money. But many large banks considered the guidelines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-31/marijuana-industrys-attemp
Mylan offers to buy rival generic drugmaker Perrigo

...lower taxes than the U.S. The tactic was criticized by President Obama and others, and in September the U.S. Treasury Department changed some of its rules to make the tactic less attractive. Some companies that had been considering inversions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-08/mylan-offers-buy-rival-gen
Cubans draw MLB scouts to Puerto Rico for Caribbean Series

...Halem sent a memorandum to teams, saying the new policy was warranted following changes made in December by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control to Cuban Assets Control Regulations. That followed President Obama's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-03/cubans-draw-mlb-scouts-p
US Treasury still approving 'excessive' pay raises for top executives at GM, Ally Financial, report says

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Treasury Department continued to approve "excessive" pay raises for top executives at General Motors and its former consumer finance arm, both of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-24/us-treasury-still-approvin
Path to major leagues could get easier for Cuban baseball players

...Sox.Because of the American trade embargo, a player who defects from Cuba has to obtain a license from the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control to "unblock" him before he can sign with a major league organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/path-major-leagues-could
As tournament approaches, a look at similarities between golf, life

...a coin of real money to mark a ball's location. No other sport so directly involves the handiwork of the U.S. Treasury Department.Golf also has an odd vocabulary.Why call it a birdie ?(Although if you have a birdie, then an eagle makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-02/tournament-approaches-look-si
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Treasury Dept. auditor planning to interview Christine O'Donnell

...error.But Mr. Carter said his agency did not engage in wrongdoing."Upon reviewing the access with the U.S. Treasury Department in December 2012, my division again found state access of the records of the taxpayer was part of a typical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-22/treasury-dept-auditor-planning-