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Data Transparency

Data Transparency

Better data. Better decisions. Better government.

The Office of Data Transparency works to improve the value, quality, and availability of federal financial data to strengthen government-wide decision-making and accountability.

Learn more about the Data Transparency program

Resources for everyone

See how much and where the federal government spends each year.

Follow the money from Congress to a federal agency down to local communities and businesses.

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Fiscal Data

Data + Use = Value

Learn about the four pillars of federal finances - Revenue, Spending, Deficit, and Debt.

See animated graphs and charts of how the government spends money.

Look at how money coming in and going out has changed over time.

Explore easy-to-use, comprehensive datasets in machine-readable formats such as CSV, JSON, XML or connect directly via API.

Fiscal Data

Resources for federal agency staff and data analysts

Quick Links and Updates

For agency staff and data analysts familiar with the Governmentwide Spending Data Model (GSDM): files specifications, validation rules, submission dates, guidance, mailings lists, etc.

Resources for agency staff and data analysts

Governmentwide Spending Data Model (GSDM) formerly known as the DATA Act Information Model Schema (DAIMS)

Examine the standards and formats for financial data elements.

See technical guidance about data reported to Treasury.

Review the authoritative source for financial data elements.

More about GSDM

Resources for Federal Agencies (Submission Dates, GSDM documents, and Mailing Lists)

Data Broker

Used by agencies accessing the web-based application to securely upload, validate, and certify financial data.

Supports submissions to Treasury:

  • Data Accountability Broker Submission (DABS)
  • Financial Assistance Broker Submission (FABS)

Log in to Data Broker

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Last modified 07/18/24