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FY18 Federal Budget Revenue Actuals
for Fiscal Years 2011 - 2016

2011   2012   2013   2014   2015   2016  

US Budget Year: By default, the table displays budgeted and estimated numbers in the current US Budget submitted to the Congress by the president. But you can look at previous budgeted numbers using the dropdown control at the bottom of the table.
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US Federal Government Budget
Actual Revenue in $ billion nominal
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Years 2011 - 2016   +1yr
Actual Revenue from US Federal Budget
FY 2011
FY 2012
FY 2013
FY 2014
FY 2015
FY 2016
[+]  Income Taxes1,272.61,374.51,589.91,715.31,884.61,845.7
[+]  Social Insurance Taxes818.8845.3947.81,023.51,065.31,115.4
[+]  Ad valorem Taxes129.6148.2161.6183.5203.6191.1
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Fees and Charges0.
[+]  Business and Other Revenue82.582.075.899.296.5115.7
[+]  Balance0.
[+]  Total Direct Revenue2,303.52,450.02,775.13,021.53,249.93,266.7
[+]  Federal Deficit1,299.61,087.0679.6484.6438.4587.4
[+]  Gross Public Debt14,764.216,050.916,719.417,794.518,120.119,537.4
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a - actual reported
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Data Sources for 2011:
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 7.1

Data Sources for 2016:
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 7.1

The table shows overall actual federal receipts for major categories for a six year window, as reported in the historical tables in the latest presidential budget.

If the most recent year, 2016, shows many values as budgeted, it is because the details of actual receipts for the latest year have not yet been released.

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Data Sources: Federal revenue from Budget of the United States Government.

For a discussion of the sources of the government revenue data used here read How We Got the Data for

Budget Updates: The president’s budget is typically published each year in February.

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Revenue Data Sources

Revenue data is from official government sources.

Gross Domestic Product data comes from US Bureau of Economic Analysis and

Detailed table of revenue data sources here.

Federal revenue data begins in 1792.

State and local revenue data begins in 1890.

State and local revenue data for individual states begins in 1957.

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Data Sources for 2011_2016:

Sources for 2011:

GDP, GO: GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported revenue forward to future years

Sources for 2016:

GDP, GO: GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported revenue forward to future years

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Federal Deficit and Outlay Actuals for FY16

On October 14, 2016, the US Treasury reported in its Monthly Treasury Statement (and xls) for September that the federal deficit for FY 2016 ending September 30 was $587 billion. Here are the numbers, including total receipts, total outlays, and deficit compared with the numbers projected in the FY 2017 federal budget published in February 2016:

Federal Finances
FY 2016 Outcomes
Receipts $3,336$3,267
Deficit$616$587 now shows the new numbers for total FY 2016 outlays and receipts on its Estimate vs. Actual page.

The Monthly Treasury Statement includes ""Table 4: Receipts of the United States Government, September 2015 and Other Periods." This table of receipts by source is used for to post federal receipt actuals for FY 2016.

The Monthly Treasury Statement includes "Table 9. Summary of Receipts by Source, and Outlays by Function of the U.S. Government, September 2016 and Other Periods".   This table of outlays by function makes it possible for to estimate actual outlays by "subfunction" for FY 2016 by factoring budgeted amounts by the difference between budgeted and actual "function" amounts where actual outlays by subfunction cannot be gleaned from the Monthly Treasury Statement.

Final detailed FY 2016 numbers will not appear on until the FY 2018 federal budget is published in February 2017 with the actual outlays for FY 2016 in Historical Table 3.2--Outlays by Function and Subfunction.

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