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Aug 14, 2014, 10:30 ET

U.S. Treasury Dept. Personal Property Auction

 2-Day Auction - Wed. August 20 & Thurs. Aug. 21, 2014 at 9 AM – 1000's of items will be offered at a Live US Treasury Dept. Public...

Aug 07, 2014, 15:45 ET

Strong Start To Fiscal Year 2015: July 2014 Revenues Exceed July 2013 Revenues By $129 Million And Estimates By $37 Million

Treasury Secretary Melba Acosta Febo reported that the preliminary revenue for July 2014, the first month of fiscal year 2015, totaled $624...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:00 ET

Puerto Rico Government opposes Doral Financial Corp's request for Declaratory Judgment and is committed to vigorously defend interests of the People of Puerto Rico

The Secretary of Justice of Puerto Rico, César R. Miranda, announced today that counsel for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and legal...

Jul 23, 2014, 09:05 ET
US Treasury Dept. Seized Real Estate & Personal Property Auctions Live & Online! (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Treasury Department)

U.S. Treasury Dept. Seized & Forfeited General Property Auction

Wed. July 30, 2014 at 9 AM – 1000s of items will be offered at a Live US Treasury Dept. Public Auction.  This auction will feature...

Jul 11, 2014, 09:31 ET

Preliminary Fiscal Year Revenue Exceeds final Audited Prior Year Revenue by $475 million

The Secretary of the Department of the Treasury, Melba Acosta Febo, today reported on total preliminary net revenue collections for the close of...

Jul 01, 2014, 10:35 ET
Revenues vs. Expenses (PRNewsFoto/Puerto Rico Treasury Department)

Treasury Department Submits Commonwealth Of Puerto Rico Audited Financial Statements For FY 2012-2013

Yesterday, the Secretary of Treasury for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Melba Acosta Febo, submitted the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico audited...

Jun 10, 2014, 10:28 ET
Budgeted revenues for FY 2015 (PRNewsFoto/Puerto Rico Treasury Department)

Preliminary May 2014 Collections Up $141 Million Compared To Prior Year Period; Exceed Estimate By $29 Million

Secretary of the Treasury Melba Acosta Febo reported today that the preliminary May collections for the General Fund totaled $753 million,...

May 16, 2014, 19:00 ET

U.S. Treasury Dept. Public Auction: Seized & Forfeited Luxury Cars, Jewelry & General Property

1000's of items will be offered at the US Treasury Dept. Seized and Forfeited General Property Public Auction.   Featured in this auction...

May 09, 2014, 17:48 ET

April Revenues Increase $196 Million, Or 20%, Year-Over-Year

Treasury Secretary Melba Acosta Febo reported that preliminary revenues for April 2014 totaled $1,181 million, exceeding April 2013 revenues by...

Apr 28, 2014, 16:13 ET
US Treasury Dept. Public Auction (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Treasury Department)

U.S. Treasury Dept. Public Auction - Seized & Forfeited Jewelry & Electronics

1000's of items will be offered at the US Treasury Dept. Public Auction.  250 Lots of Jewelry including loose emeralds and diamonds; Watches by...

Apr 08, 2014, 08:06 ET

Preliminary Fiscal Year-To-Date Revenues Surpass Last Year Period By $269 Million Or 4.6%

 Department of the Treasury Secretary Melba Acosta Febo reported that preliminary revenues accrued this fiscal year for the period of July to...

Mar 04, 2014, 13:26 ET

Preliminary Collections For February Exceed Estimate By $57 Million; Cumulative Fiscal Year Collections Increased By $491 Million Over The Same Period Last Year

Treasury Secretary Melba Acosta Febo reported today that preliminary net revenues of the General Fund for the month of February totaled $670...

Feb 28, 2014, 18:12 ET

Joint Statement From Puerto Rico Treasury Secretary And GDB Chairman On Provisional Rating Assigned By Moody's

 Today, Treasury Secretary Melba Acosta Febo and Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico (GDB) Chairman David H. Chafey provided a joint...

Feb 10, 2014, 06:00 ET

Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury Reports Preliminary Collections For January Total $664 Million; January SUT Revenues Reach Record Amount Of $129.9 Million

 Department of the Treasury Secretary Melba Acosta Febo reported that preliminary net revenues of the General Fund for the month of January...

Feb 04, 2014, 16:41 ET

Treasury Secretary And GDB Chairman Comment On Standard & Poor's Ratings Services Action

Today, Treasury Secretary Melba Acosta Febo and Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico (GDB) Chairman David H. Chafey commented on Standard...

Feb 03, 2014, 11:00 ET

Puerto Rico Treasury Secretary Announces Final December Revenues That Are $12 Million Higher Than Preliminary Figure; Revises Revenue Estimates for the Second Half of Fiscal Year 2013-14

Treasury Secretary Melba Acosta Febo today reported that final net revenues of the General Fund for the month of December 2013 totaled $925...

Jan 09, 2014, 08:38 ET

Puerto Rico Treasury Secretary Announces Record December Preliminary Revenue

Revenues increased by $190 million or 26 percent over last year IVU tax collections reached record high for the month of December since its...

Dec 12, 2013, 10:56 ET

Puerto Rico Treasury Reports YTD Revenues For FY2014 Up $335 Million Year-Over-Year And $79 Million Above Budget Estimates

Treasury Secretary Melba Acosta Febo announced revenues for the first five months of fiscal year 2014 exceeded revenues for the same period of...

Nov 04, 2013, 12:39 ET

Puerto Rico Treasury Reports Significant Increase Of $262 Million In Preliminary Revenues For The Month Of October 2013

The Secretary of the Treasury, Melba Acosta Febo, today announced that the preliminary revenues for the month of October 2013 increased by $262...

Oct 14, 2013, 11:33 ET

Puerto Rico Treasury Announces Final First Quarter Revenues

 Treasury Secretary Melba Acosta announced that closing revenues for September totaled $731 million, reflecting a year-over-year increase of...