Reuters: DOJ collects $24.7 billion in settlements in 2014

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Too Big to Tax: Settlements Are Tax Write-Offs for Banks. But here’s the twist. It turns out that banks are also too big to tax: Windfall tax deductions set against the civil settlements imposed by the Justice Department total more than $44 billion, according to Newsweek estimates.

In total, the Department of Justice and the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) have collected $3.014 billion from settlements, fines and audits, according to the research, compared with $11 billion in revenues the U.S. government collects on average each year from oil, gas and mining leases.

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Approximately $11 billion came from settlements with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup, along with $16.65 from Bank of America. Reuters: DOJ collects total $24.7 billion in settlement in 2014.

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U.S. Justice Dept Collects Record $24 Billion In Penalties In Fiscal 2014. Collections from civil and criminal actions, including money collected on behalf of other agencies, was $8 billion in 2013, and $13 billion in 2012. Collections in 2014 were boosted by multi-billion dollar payouts from JPMorgan Chase & Co and Citigroup Inc to resolve claims.

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DOJ Collects Nearly $25B in 2014 By Brittany Sims on Fri, 11/21/2014 – 5:49pm The Justice Department says it collected $24.7 billion in settlements and penalties in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, WRCB reports from the Associated Press.

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