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Chapter 1000 Purpose And Plan Of Volume IV Of The Treasury Financial Manual (TFM)

Purpose And Plan Of Volume IV Of The Treasury Financial Manual (TFM)

Volume IV provides procedural instructions to other concerned parties aside from federal departments and agencies, Federal Reserve Banks acting as depositaries and fiscal agents of the United States, and financial institutions acting as depositaries and financial agents of the government, consistent with authority in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), or other authority.

Section 1010—Introduction

The TFM is the Department of the Treasury’s (Treasury’s) official publication of policies, procedures, and instructions concerning financial management in the federal government. It is intended to promote the government’s financial integrity and operational efficiency.

See the About TFM section for more information.

Section 1015—Authority

See, inter alia, 31 U.S.C. 301, 306, 321, 323; 31 U.S.C. Chapters 31, 33, 35, 37; 31 CFR; 31 CFR Part 203.

Section 1020—Composition of Volume IV

Volume IV contains only one part as follows:

  • Part 1: Introduction—Describes the Purpose and Plan of Volume IV, provides guidance to financial institutions that process federal tax collections using the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System and the Federal Tax Application, and references the TFM chapter that gives instructions to financial institutions that participate in the Treasury Investment Program.
Section 1025—Types of TFM Releases

The TFM is comprised of the following types of releases:

  • Chapters,
  • Bulletins,
  • Announcements, and
  • Supplements.

See the About TFM section on our website for more information about these types of releases.

Section 1030—Subscribing to the TFM Notification for TFM Updates

Users may subscribe to the email notification service for TFM updates. The email notifies users of a TFM update and provides a link to the updated TFM release.

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