Budget Issues: Treasury's Interest Rate Calculation Changes Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Budget Issues: Treasury's Interest Rate Calculation Changes

Creator

  • Author: United States. General Accounting Office.
    Creator Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: United States. General Accounting Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 1999-05-28

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Department of the Treasury's decision to change the calculation of the interest rates used since 1980 to determine the investment returns for a number of government trust funds, including Social Security and Medicare, focusing on: (1) how and why Treasury changed its rules for calculating interest rates in 1980 and 1998; (2) the effects of these changes on the unified budget and on the financial status of Social Security and Medicare trust funds; and (3) what other trust funds were affected by Treasury's decision."

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Government accountability -- United States.
  • Keyword: budget and spending
  • Keyword: budget issues
  • Keyword: correspondence

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Government Accountability Office Reports
    Code: GAORT

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Text

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: AIMD-99-194R
  • Accession or Local Control No: 88827
  • URL: http://gao.gov/products/AIMD-99-194R
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc295572