United States Government Budget
The United States recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 4.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in the United States averaged -3.03 Percent of GDP from 1948 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 4.60 Percent of GDP in 1948 and a record low of -12.10 Percent of GDP in 2009. Government Budget in the United States is reported by the U.S. Treasury.
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Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - United States Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.