Last Update: 13-Dec-18 14:28 ET
- The Treasury Budget for November showed a deficit of $204.9 billion versus a deficit of $138.5 billion for the same period a year ago. The Treasury Budget data is not seasonally adjusted, so the November deficit cannot be compared to the $100.9 billion deficit for October.
- Total receipts of $205.9 billion for November were $2.4 billion less than the year-ago period. Individual Income Taxes accounted for $93 billion of receipts while Social Insurance and Retirement also provided $93.0 billion. Corporate Income Tax receipts were negative $2 billion.
- Total outlays in November were $410.9 billion, $63.9 billion more than the year-ago period. The largest outlay was $84 billion for Social Security, followed by Medicare at $77 billion. National Defense accounted for $62 billion of spending. Other large outlays included $46 billion for Income Security, $42 billion for Health, $33 billion for Net Interest, and $26 billion for Veterans' Benefits and Services.
- The fiscal year-to-date deficit is $305.4 billion versus a deficit of $201.8 billion for the same period a year ago.
- The budget deficit over the last 12 months is $882.6 billion.
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