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The General Fund

The General Fund

As “America’s Checkbook,” the General Fund of the Government consists of assets and liabilities used to finance the daily and long-term operations of the U.S. Government as a whole. It also includes accounts used in management of the budget of the U.S. Government.

Parts of the General Fund

The General Fund is broken down into the following areas:





Other Assets & Liabilities

Trading Partner/General Fund Reporting

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Key Dates for Data Submission General Fund’s TFM Section Reciprocal Category (RC) Listing Use of the General Fund in Intra-governmental Transactions (IGTs) Summary of General Fund USSGLs General Fund Entity Submission Form GAO Audit of the FY 2018 Schedules of the General Fund GAO Audit of the FY 2020 Schedules of the General Fund

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Last modified 04/15/21