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A comparison of federal receipts for FY 2014 estimated in various federal budgets against the actual receipts in FY 2014.

Federal Revenue Estimates vs. Actual Federal Revenue
for Fiscal Year 2014

Units: By default, values are displayed in billions of dollars. By using a dropdown control in the table heading you can select millions of dollars, percent of GDP, percent of federal total, percent of overall total, dollars per capita of population, and thousand dollars per capita of population.
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US Federal Government Receipts
Budgeted vs. Actual
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2014 in $ billion   +1yr +5yr
Estimates for FY 2014 Federal Receipts in US Budgets
 FY 2010
Budget
 FY 2011
Budget
 FY 2012
Budget
 FY 2013
Budget
 FY 2014
Budget
 FY 2015
Budget
 Actual
2014
[+]  Income Taxes2,032.92,048.71,948.01,905.91,716.01,718.81,715.3
[+]  Social Insurance Taxes1,166.61,132.21,094.61,038.71,030.71,021.11,023.9
[+]  Ad valorem Taxes238.9166.7251.8209.4194.9171.4172.0
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Fees and Chargesn/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
[+]  Business and Other Revenue41.7107.838.261.392.090.499.2
[+]  Balance-0.00.00.0-0.00.0-0.010.4
[+]  Total Direct Revenue3,480.13,455.53,332.63,215.33,033.63,001.73,020.9
[+]  Federal Deficit535.9705.8644.6667.8744.2648.8483.4
[+]  Gross Public Debt18,350.117,805.618,761.218,499.918,246.917,892.717,824.1
Revenue:
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budgeted estimated actual

Data Sources for 2014:
GDP, GO: See GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 7.1

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Starting with the 1986 budget, the Office of Management and Budget provides six years of estimated receipts for each revenue source extending from the fiscal year in which the federal budget is published to five years into the future. For instance, the 1986 budget historical tables included estimates for FY85, FY86, FY87, FY88, FY89, and FY90. Starting with FY90, OMB will have made six estimates of revenue for each year before the actual receipts for a fiscal year are reported.

The table shows overall budgeted federal revenues for the specified fiscal year, as estimated in the historical tables in several presidential budgets. You can compare these estimates with the actual revenue for the fiscal year as reported in the budget historical tables after the specified fiscal year is over.

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

You can change the year or drill down to view more detailed revenue information.

Notes

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 usgovernmentspending.com.

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.
  Federal data since 1962 comes from the president’s budget.
  All other revenue data comes from the US Census Bureau.

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

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 2014:

GDP, GO: See 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 Announced for FY14

On October 13, 2014, the US Treasury reported in its Monthly Treasury Statement for September that the federal deficit for FY14 ending September 30 was $483 billion. Here are the numbers, including total receipts, total outlays, and deficit compared with the numbers projected in the FY 15 federal budget published in February 2014:

Federal Finances
FY14 Outcomes
Budget
billions
Outcome
billions
Receipts $3,002$3,021
Outlays$3,651$3,504
Deficit$649$483

usfederalbudget.us now shows the new numbers for total FY14 outlays and receipts on its Estimate vs. Actual page.

The Monthly Treasury Statement includes "Table 9. Summary of Receipts by Source, and Outlays by Function of the U.S. Government, September 2014 and Other Periods".   This table of outlays by function makes it possible for usgovernmentspending.com to estimate outlays by "subfunction" for FY2014 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 FY2014 numbers will not appear until the FY2016 federal budget is published in February 2015

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