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United States :, Information Note on the United States’ Fiscal Data

This paper reports on a pilot study to present the United States fiscal data in a manner consistent with the Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM 2001). The study incorporates cash and accrual source data in a consistent and harmonized statistical framework, enhancing the accuracy and transparency of fiscal data. The paper presents a general discussion of the source data and the institutional coverage used in the U.S. pilot study. It describes the main results of the pilot, and suggests further work to improve the fiscal statistics in accordance with the GFSM 2001 framework
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. Applying the GFSM 2001 Framework to U.S. Fiscal Data; A. General Issues; Boxes; 1. Background for the Pilot Studies; 2. Summary of National Accounting Practices; B. Preliminary Results; 3. The GFSM 2001 Statements and Core Balances; C. Next Steps; Tables; 1. United States: Statement of Federal Government Operations; Appendices; I. The GFSM 2001 Tables; 2. United States: Integrated Balance Sheet for the Federal Government; 3. United States: Statement of Sources and Uses of Cash for the Federal Government; II. Reconciliation Tables Between GFSM 2001 Data and Official Data
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non fiction
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