Bureau of the Public Debt


Subject:
Federal (U.S.) Government , Finance , Public Debt

Description:
"The Bureau of Public Debt [of the U.S. Department of the Treasury] is responsible for the accounting for and reporting of the debt in accordance with statutory direction." This site explains the difference between the public deficit and debt ("accumulated deficits plus accumulated off-budget surpluses"). It includes a FAQ, information about government securities (such as savings bonds and Treasury bills), fraudulent schemes involving alleged U.S. securities, and related material.

Publisher:
United States Department of the Treasury

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov


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