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Carnival Cruise Ship Sailing Toward Cuba Next Spring

If visiting the Dominican Republic on Carnival’s latest Fathom cruise line for a few days of volunteer work didn’t seem like the right fit for you, there’s now another island option: Cuba. 474 more words

Alexander Hamilton Was Robbed

Suppose you were Treasury secretary at a moment of worrisome global financial instability. Here is near-bankrupt Greece, truculently threatening, unless Germany pays the pensions of its retirees and the salaries of its public servants, to undermine Europe’s rather fanciful currency, managed by a central bank operating within no single government’s fiscal policy. 1,162 more words

Say Hello To My Little Friend...

… I call him FinCEN.

FinCEN, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, a division of the US Department of Treasury, issued  a GTO, or… 206 more words


Day Trip to Washington D.C.

In an attempt to procrastinate finishing my thesis, I decided to take a day trip to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. Even though I have been to D.C countless times, the history geek in me always seem to learn so much and enjoy every trip. 346 more words


Inversion Mergers Raise Compliance Concerns

In 2014, many firms merged with foreign firms to execute an inversion so that they will be subjects of a different tax jurisdiction. The idea was to answer to foreign taxation first, only paying the difference, if anything at all, to the US government, creating massive savings. 408 more words


Bank in Andorra helped money launderers

Do you know where Andorra is?

Probably not. It is the Switzerland of the Pyrénées.

It shares many traits as Switzerland. It is a tourist economy. 166 more words


Va. treasury putting unclaimed coins, jewelry up for auction

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jewelry, coins, electronics and collectables will be up for auction through May during a state auction of unclaimed property.

The Virginia Department of the Treasury says nearly 1,200 items will be up for grabs in the so-called tangible property auction. 90 more words