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Mission is to maintain a strong economy and create economic and job opportunities by promoting the conditions that enable economic growth and stability at home and abroad, strengthen national security by combating threats and protecting the integrity of the financial system, and manage the U.S. Government’s finances and resources effectively.
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
The mission of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is to safeguard the financial system from illicit use and combat money laundering and promote national security through the collection, analysis, and dissemination of financial intelligence and strategic use of financial authorities.
Administrative letter rulings drafted by FinCEN are issued pursuant to its authority as the administrator of the Bank Secrecy Act, if the facts and circumstances, issues, and analyses that appear in an administrative letter ruling are of general interest to financial institutions then the letter ruling is published on our website.
Guidance is intended to clarify issues or respond to questions of general applicability that arise under FinCEN regulations 31 CFR Chapter X .
31 C.F.R. Chap. X
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
The OCC charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks and federal savings associations as well as federal branches and agencies of foreign banks. The OCC is an independent bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
The Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 (CRA) provides a framework for financial institutions, state and local governments, and community organizations to jointly promote banking services to all members of a community.
OCC Enforcement Actions
The OCC may take enforcement actions for violations of laws, rules or regulations, final orders or conditions imposed in writing; unsafe or unsound practices; and for breach of fiduciary duty by institution-affiliated parties (IAPs).
OCC Interpretations and Actions
Interpretations and Actions are published monthly and include: bank accounting advisory letters, community development investment letters under Part 24, decisions for applications involving CRA-related issues, legal staff interpretations, letters imposing enforceable conditions, the monthly list of CRA evaluations becoming public, and the monthly list of publicly released final enforcement actions, securities letters, significant decisions on corporate applications, and trust interpretive letters.
Office of Tax Policy
Includes tax treaty documents, regulations and administrative guidance, and other tax policy documents.
Office of Tax Analysis
Analyzes the effects of the existing tax law and alternative tax programs and prepares a variety of background papers, position papers, policy memoranda, and analytical reports on economic aspects of domestic and international tax policy.
Fiscal Year Revenue Proposals
To accompany the Administration's Budget, Treasury releases the "General Explanations of the Administration’s Revenue Proposals" (also known as the "Greenbook"), which provides an explanation of the Administration's revenue proposals.
Treaties and Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs) This page posts the texts of recently signed U.S. Income tax treaties, TIEAs, accompanying technical explanations as they become publicly available, and the current U.S. Model Income Tax Convention.
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) This page posts Treasury documents related to the implementation of FATCA, including Model Agreements, Joint Statements, and Recently Signed Agreements.
Additional International Tax Documents This page posts additional documents related to International Income Taxation, including letters to Congress and Testimony.
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