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Rates & Sureties

  • Cash Management Improvement Act (CMIA): Interest Rates for State Fiscal Year
    The annualized interest rate for state fiscal years. CMIA provides the general rules and procedures for the efficient transfer of federal financial assistance between the federal government and the states (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Territories of American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the Virgin Islands).

  • Current Value of Funds Rate
    The Current Value of Funds Rate (CVFR) is used to calculate interest on overdue federal government receivables and to determine the effectiveness of taking cash discounts (I TFM 6-8040.40) on government payments.

  • Exchange Rates (quarterly)
    PLEASE NOTE: The Bureau of the Fiscal Service cannot provide advice on, or assistance with, investing in foreign currencies.

    This report gives exchange rate information under Section 613 of Public Law 87-195 dated September 4, 1961 (22 USC 2363 (b)) which grants the Secretary of the Treasury sole authority to establish for all foreign currencies or credits the exchange rates at which such currencies are to be reported by all agencies of the government.

  • Prompt Pay Rate
    The Prompt Payment rule ensures that federal agencies pay vendors in a timely manner. Prompt Payment assesses late interest penalties against agencies that pay vendors after a payment due date.

  • Surety Bonds
    The Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) is responsible for administering the surety bond program for the federal government under 31 U.S.C. 9304-9308. Companies who wish to (1) direct write federal bonds or (2) reinsure federal bonds or (3) be recognized as an Admitted Reinsurer for the companies in Categories 1 & 2 must make application to the Fiscal Service.

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