Treasury Department

(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)Postal carrier Josiah Morse delivers mail and packages, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Portland, Maine. The U.S. Postal Service's stretch of challenges didn't end with the November general election and tens of millions of mail-in votes. The pandemic-depleted workforce fell further into a hole during the holiday rush, leading to long hours and a mountain of delayed mail. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

USPS pilot expands postal banking services after years of skepticism

USPS is moving ahead with the pilot after receiving nearly a decade of postal banking proposals from Congress with reluctance.

Read more
Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkTreasury Department

Olson’s customer-first approach helped Treasury get out from under technical debt

Read more
FILE - This May 4, 2021, photo shows the Treasury Building in Washington. The U.S. budget deficit hit a record $2.06 trillion through the first eight months of this budget year as coronavirus relief programs drove spending to all-time highs. The shortfall this year is 9.7% higher than the $1.88 trillion deficit run up over the same period a year ago, the Treasury Department said Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in its monthly budget report. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, file)

Bureau of the Fiscal Service seeks to issue nearly all payments electronically by 2030

Read more
GAO

Intergovernmental transactions, DoD finance reporting prevent GAO from issuing firm financial assessment

Read more

Bureau of the Fiscal Service explores ‘data lakehouse’ concept

Read more
AP/Patrick SemanskyJanet Yellen

Congressional inaction on debt ceiling causes Treasury to take action with Thrift Savings Plan

Read more
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE- This June 6, 2019, file photo shows the U.S. Treasury Department building at dusk in Washington.  The U.S. Treasury has removed Vietnam and Switzerland from the list of nations labeled as currency manipulators, reversing a decision made by the Trump administration in December. In it's semi-annual report to Congress on currency manipulation, the first under the Biden administration, the U.S. Treasury Department said Friday, April 16, 2021,  that no country currently meets the U.S. criteria. It said, however, that Vietnam, Switzerland, as well as Taiwan, will be placed under enhanced monitoring for their recent actions. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

56 federal financial systems nearing end of life puts Treasury on fast track to get shared services right

Read more
Census Bureau

Census Bureau training 5 agencies to run ‘do-it-yourself’ data sprints

Read more
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy at the Cuyahoga Community College Metropolitan Campus, Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

For IT, cyber policy goals, dig beneath the numbers of Biden’s 2022 request

The Biden administration is asking for a 2.4% increase and a 14% increase in federal IT and cybersecurity spending, respectively, in fiscal 2022.

Read more
Amelia Brust/Federal News Network

Surprised about the FEVS? Maybe we shouldn’t be.

As OPM reminded the press, the FEVS doesn’t measure “whether an employee feels that an administration liked them or not.”

Read more
(AP Photo/J. David Ake)FILE - This April 13, 2014 file photo shows the headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in Washington. The agency said Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, that it is stepping up its efforts to visit high-income taxpayers who failed in prior years to file their tax returns on time. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Biden pushes bigger budget for IRS to collect $700B in taxes owed

The Biden administration is calling for an $80 billion investment in the IRS over the next decade, with the expectation that it will bring in $700 billion in tax revenue by shrinking the “tax gap” between what taxpayers owe and what the IRS collects every year.

Read more

Sign up for breaking news alerts