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Our Programs


The Fiscal Service serves you, and the federal government. We provide many services, including payments and collections, government-wide accounting, and debt financing to keep the government working smoothly. We also give you and your organization the information you need to make important investment decisions.

Our new technologies, and newly combined efforts, have improved the services you’ve come to expect from the Department of the Treasury. We’re transforming the financial operations of our federal client agencies, and providing more efficient investment information for our institutional, government, and individual investors.

Find out more about our programs below. Select the links to the left to get more detail on each program.

Quick Links to Our Programs

Treasury Securities Services
Government Agency Investment Services
Summary Debt Accounting
Shared Services
Do Not Pay Business Center
Payments
Revenue Collections
Government Wide Accounting
Debt Collection

Treasury Security Services

Retail Security Services focuses on serving individual investors who want to buy Treasury securities. Our Wholesale Security Services office provides for the sale of Treasury securities to the institutional marketplace. This is accomplished through our securities auctions.

Auctions ensure that the federal government’s financing needs are met, and that the integrity and efficiency of primary and secondary markets for Treasury securities are maintained.

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Government Agency Investment Services

Our Government Agency Investment Services (GAIS) offers specialized investments and borrowing programs for government entities and agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. Because these investments and borrowings are affected by a broad range of statutes and serve a diverse customer base, our challenge is to ensure that we meet both statutory requirements and our customer’s needs, while providing the most efficient operations possible.

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Summary Debt Accounting

The Summary Debt Accounting program is the key control and reporting structure for the federal debt. We produce daily, monthly and yearly annual reports on the balances and composition of the various elements of the public debt. These detailed reports improve the timeliness, accuracy, clarity, usefulness and availability of federal financial information.

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Shared Services through the ARC

The Administrative Resource Center (ARC) is our award-winning network hub of value-added "shared services" specifically designed for agencies within the federal government. Through the Administrative Resource Center, the Fiscal Service provides trusted, cost-effective, professional administrative and operational support to federal agencies.

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Do Not Pay Business Center

Reducing improper payments for the federal government and its taxpayers saves money and time. A Presidential memorandum called for the establishment of a single point of entry where paying agencies can access relevant data before determining the eligibility for a benefit, grant, or contract award. In response, we developed the Do Not Pay Business Center.

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Payments

We ensure efficiency, integrity, and quality in all payment-related functions. The Payment Management program of the Fiscal Service manages and operates federal payment systems, and disburses approximately 85% of all federal payments.

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Revenue Collections

We administer the world's largest government funds collection system through a network of more than 10,000 financial institutions. When working with us, federal agencies, individuals, businesses, tax practitioners, and financial institutions have a wide variety of cutting-edge electronic collection alternatives.

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Government-wide Accounting

We have the critical responsibility of maintaining the federal government's accounts, and serving as the repository of information about the financial position of the United States government. We closely monitor the government's monetary assets and liabilities through its oversight of central accounting and reporting systems.

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Debt Collection

We serve as the government's central debt collection agency, managing the government's delinquent debt portfolio. Our state-of-the-art centralized process successfully collects debts owed to the United States government such as, federal student, mortgage, or small business loans, federal salary or benefit overpayments, fines or penalties assessed by federal agencies, as well as income tax debts owed to states and overdue child support payments owed to custodial parents.

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Our Websites

Financial Management Service

This legacy bureau provided central payment services to federal agencies, operated the collections and deposit systems, provided government-wide accounting and reporting services, and managed the collection of delinquent debt owed to the government.

Visit Financial Management Service

TreasuryDirect

TreasuryDirect is the first and only financial services website that lets you buy and redeem Treasury securities, including U.S. Savings Bonds, directly from the U.S. Department of the Treasury in paperless electronic form.

Visit TreasuryDirect

ARC

The Administrative Resource Center works with federal agencies to improve the agency's success by delivering responsive, customer-focused, cost-effective administrative support.

Visit ARC

Do Not Pay

The Do Not Pay Business Center was developed to support federal agencies in their efforts to reduce the number of improper payments.

Visit Do Not Pay

EFTPS

A free service offered by the Department of the Treasury to help business and individual taxpayers conveniently pay all their federal taxes electronically.

Visit EFTPS



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