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Proposed Collection of Information: Special Bond of Indemnity By Purchaser of United States Savings Bonds/Notes Involved in a Chain Letter Scheme
Document Number: 2019-25894
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning Special Bond of Indemnity by Purchaser of United States Savings Bonds/Notes Involved in a Chain Letter Scheme
Notice of Rate To Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation
Document Number: 2019-24534
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-12
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and publishing the percentage rate that is used in assessing interest charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government (The Debt Collection Act of 1982, as amended). This rate is also used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is used in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate. Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate for calendar year 2020 is 2.00 percent.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2019-23483
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-28
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning July 1, 2019, and ending on December 31, 2019, the prompt payment interest rate is 2\5/8\ per centum per annum.
Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry Securities Held on the Fedwire Securities Service
Document Number: 2019-23482
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-28
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is announcing a new fee schedule applicable to transfers of U.S. Treasury book-entry securities maintained on the Fedwire Securities Service (Fedwire) that occur on or after January 2, 2020.
Management of Federal Agency Disbursements
Document Number: 2019-21825
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury), Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service or ``we''), is proposing to amend its regulation that requires electronic delivery of all Federal payments aside from tax payments. The proposed rule would eliminate obsolete references in the regulation, including references to the Electronic Transfer Account (ETA\SM\). In addition, the proposed rule would provide for the disbursement of non-benefit payments, including tax payments, through Treasury-sponsored accounts, such as the U.S. Debit Card. The proposed rule would not mandate the electronic delivery of tax payments or affect the Direct Express[supreg] program, which will continue to be available to recipients of benefit payments.
Availability of Records
Document Number: 2018-27546
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-20
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Department of the Treasury (Treasury), Bureau of the Fiscal Service, is streamlining its regulations by removing regulations that are no longer necessary because they are duplicative of other existing regulations, and do not add any substantive requirements, limitations, or instructions to Treasury's regulations.
Regulations Governing United States Securities
Document Number: 2018-27545
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-20
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, is streamlining its securities regulations by removing regulations that are no longer necessary because they do not have any current or future applicability.
Notice of Rate to Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation
Document Number: 2018-23714
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-31
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and publishing the percentage rate that is used in assessing interest charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government (The Debt Collection Act of 1982, as amended). This rate is also used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is used in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate. Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate for calendar year 2019 is 1.00 percent.
Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry Securities Held on the National Book-Entry System
Document Number: 2018-23713
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-31
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is announcing a new fee schedule applicable to transfers of U.S. Treasury book-entry securities maintained on the National Book-Entry System (NBES) that occur on or after January 2, 2019.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2018-20535
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-21
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning July 1, 2018, and ending on December 31, 2018, the prompt payment interest rate is 3\1/2\ per centum per annum.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2018-01049
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-22
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning January 1, 2018, and ending on June 30, 2018, the prompt payment interest rate is 2\5/8\ per centum per annum.
Bureau of the Fiscal Service; Senior Executive Service; Combined Performance Review Board (PRB)
Document Number: 2017-24731
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-15
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice announces the appointment of the members of the Combined Performance Review Board (PRB) for the Bureau of the Fiscal Service, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the United States Mint, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. The Combined PRB reviews the performance appraisals of career senior executives who are below the level of bureau head and principal deputy in the bureaus, except for executives below the Assistant Commissioner/Executive Director level in the Bureau of Fiscal Service. The Combined PRB makes recommendations regarding proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, pay adjustments, and other appropriate personnel actions.
Bureau of the Fiscal Service; Senior Executive Service; Fiscal Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2017-24513
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-13
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice announces the appointment of the members of the Fiscal Service Performance Review Board (PRB) for the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service). The PRB reviews the performance appraisals of career senior executives who are below the level of Assistant Commissioner/Executive Director and who are not assigned to the Office of the Commissioner in the Fiscal Service. The PRB makes recommendations regarding proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, pay adjustments, and other appropriate personnel actions.
Notice of Rate To Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation
Document Number: 2017-23419
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-27
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and publishing the percentage rate that is used in assessing interest charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government. This rate is also used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the cost- effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is used in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate. Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate for calendar year 2018 is 1.00 percent.
Federal Government Participation in the Automated Clearing House
Document Number: 2017-19135
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-11
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) is amending its regulation governing the use of the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network by Federal agencies. Our regulation adopts, with some exceptions, the NACHA Operating Rules developed by NACHAThe Electronic Payments Association (NACHA) as the rules governing the use of the ACH Network by Federal agencies. We are issuing this rule to address changes that NACHA has made to the NACHA Operating Rules since the publication of the 2013 NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines book. These changes include amendments set forth in the 2014, 2015, and 2016 NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines books.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2017-15456
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-24
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning July 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2017, the prompt payment interest rate is 2-3/8 per centum per annum.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2016-31903
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-04
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning January 1, 2017 and ending on June 30, 2017, the prompt payment interest rate is 2\1/2\ per centum per annum.
Federal Government Participation in the Automated Clearing House
Document Number: 2016-28671
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-30
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) is proposing to amend its regulation governing the use of the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network by Federal agencies. Our regulation adopts, with some exceptions, the NACHA Operating Rules developed by NACHAThe Electronic Payments Association (NACHA) as the rules governing the use of the ACH Network by Federal agencies. We are issuing this proposed rule to address changes that NACHA has made to the NACHA Operating Rules since the publication of the 2013 NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines book. These changes include amendments set forth in the 2014, 2015, and 2016 NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines books.
Notice of Rate To Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation
Document Number: 2016-27947
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-21
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and publishing the percentage rate that is used in assessing interest charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government (The Debt Collection Act of 1982, as amended (codified at 31 U.S.C. 3717)). This rate is also used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is used in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate (5 CFR 1315.8). Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate for calendar year 2017 is 1.00 percent.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds-Non-Renewal: Greenwich Insurance Company
Document Number: 2016-15999
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 11 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2015 Revision, published July 1, 2015, at 80 FR 37735.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2016-16121
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning July 1, 2016, and ending on December 31, 2016, the prompt payment interest rate is 1\7/8\ per centum per annum.
Sale and Issue of Marketable Book-Entry Treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds
Document Number: 2016-15248
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-01
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury is making non-substantive technical corrections to its marketable securities auction rules.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds-Change In State of Incorporation, Lexington National Insurance Corporation
Document Number: 2016-01551
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 7 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2015 Revision, published July 1, 2015, at 80 FR 37735.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Fair American Insurance and Reinsurance Company
Document Number: 2016-01549
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 8 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2015 Revision, published July 1, 2015, at 80 FR 37735.
Debt Collection Authorities Under the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996
Document Number: 2015-33044
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-12
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, is amending its regulations concerning the offset of Federal benefit payments to collect past-due, legally enforceable nontax debt, centralized offset of Federal payments to collect nontax debts owed to the United States, salary offset, and transfer of debts to Treasury for collection. The amendment adjusts the time period in which Federal agencies must notify the Secretary of the Treasury of past due, nontax debt for the purposes of administrative offset. A statutory change, enacted as part of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, shortened the period of delinquency within which Federal agencies are required to notify the Secretary of past due, nontax debt from 180 days to 120 days.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2015-32957
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-31
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning January 1, 2016, and ending on June 30, 2016, the prompt payment interest rate is 2\1/2\ per centum per annum.
Offset of Tax Refund Payments To Collect Past-Due Support
Document Number: 2015-32732
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-12-30
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury), Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service), is amending its regulation governing the offset of tax refund payments to collect past-due support obligations. This rule will limit the time period during which Treasury may recover certain tax refund offset collections from States, when the States have already forwarded such funds to custodial parents as required or as authorized by applicable laws. This change will limit the time period during which Treasury may require States to return the offset funds to six months from the date of such collection, if Treasury has determined that the underlying refund was not due to the taxpayer.
Regulations Governing United States Savings Bonds
Document Number: 2015-32488
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-12-24
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, is issuing a final rule amending regulations governing United States savings bonds to address certain state escheat claims.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: National Fire & Marine Insurance Company Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Insurance Company
Document Number: 2015-32474
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-24
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 5 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2015 Revision, published July 1, 2015, at 80 FR 37735.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Change In Business Address Colonial Surety Company
Document Number: 2015-29299
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-17
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 4 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2015 Revision, published July 1, 2015, at 80 FR 37735.
Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry Securities Held on the National Book-Entry System
Document Number: 2015-29194
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-16
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is announcing a new fee schedule applicable to transfers of U.S. Treasury book-entry securities maintained on the National Book-Entry System (NBES) that occur on or after January 4, 2016.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Amendment Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania (The) New Hampshire Insurance Company
Document Number: 2015-28073
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-04
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 3 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2015 Revision, published July 1, 2015, at 80 FR 37735.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company
Document Number: 2015-23446
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-18
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 2 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2015 Revision, published July 1, 2015, at 80 FR 37735.
Offset of Tax Refund Payments To Collect Certain Debts Owed to States
Document Number: 2015-23305
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-09-17
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This final rule adopts the interim rule, published in the Federal Register on January 28, 2011, concerning the collection of delinquent State unemployment compensation debts through the offset of overpayments of Federal taxes.
Companies Holding Certificates of Authority as Acceptable Sureties on Federal Bonds and as Acceptable Reinsuring Companies
Document Number: 2015-16280
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-01
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Surety Companies Acceptable On Federal Bonds-Terminations: Harleysville Worcester Insurance Company; OneBeacon America Insurance Company OneBeacon Insurance Company; Pennsylvania Insurance Company
Document Number: 2015-16279
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-01
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 10 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Regulations Governing United States Savings Bonds
Document Number: 2015-16278
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-07-01
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, is proposing regulations governing United States savings bonds to address certain state escheat claims.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds-Change in State of Incorporation Arch Reinsurance Company
Document Number: 2015-08048
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 5 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Bondex Insurance Company
Document Number: 2015-08044
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 6 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: The Charter Oak Fire Insurance Company (NAIC #25615); Travelers Property Casualty Company of America (NAIC #25674); The Travelers Indemnity Company of Connecticut (NAIC #25682); The Travelers Indemnity Company of America (NAIC #25666)
Document Number: 2015-08043
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 7 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Surety Companies Acceptable On Federal Bonds: Termination Companion Property and Casualty Insurance Company
Document Number: 2015-08038
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No .8 to the Treasury Department Circular 570; 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Termination; American Service Insurance Company, Inc.
Document Number: 2015-08037
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 9 to the Treasury Department Circular 570; 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2014-30533
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-31
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning January 1, 2015, and ending on June 30, 2015, the prompt payment interest rate is 2\1/8\ per centum per annum.
Regulations Governing Retirement Savings Bonds
Document Number: 2014-29334
Type: Unknown
Date: 2014-12-15
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The United States Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, offers a new nonmarketable, electronic retirement savings bond for Treasury's new retirement savings program. The bonds will be issued to a designated custodian for Roth individual retirement accounts established under Treasury's program. This new savings bond is only available to participants in the retirement savings program and will protect the principal contributed while earning interest at a rate previously available only to federal employees invested in the Government Securities Investment Fund (G Fund) of their Thrift Savings Plan.
Federal Government Participation in the Automated Clearing House
Document Number: 2014-29198
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-12-12
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document corrects a technical error that appeared in the July 24, 2014 amendments to our regulation governing the use of the Automated Clearing House (ACH) network by Federal agencies.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Electric Insurance Company
Document Number: 2014-27508
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-20
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 4 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds-Company Name Change; Bituminous Casualty Corporation
Document Number: 2014-27111
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-17
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 3 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.
Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry Securities Held on the National Book-Entry System
Document Number: 2014-26643
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-10
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is announcing a new fee schedule applicable to transfers of U.S. Treasury book-entry securities maintained on the National Book-Entry System (NBES) that occur on or after January 2, 2015.
Rate for Federal Debt Collection, Discount and Rate Evaluation
Document Number: 2014-26171
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-04
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and publishing the percentage rate that is to be used in assessing interest charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government (The Debt Collection Act of 1982, as amended (codified at 31 U.S.C. Section 3717)). This rate is also to be used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is to be used in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate (5 CFR 1315.8). Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate for calendar year 2015 is 1.00 percent.
Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Progressive Northwestern Insurance Company
Document Number: 2014-25939
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-31
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This is Supplement No. 2 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2014 Revision, published July 1, 2014, at 79 FR 37398.