May 12, 2008

US One-Month Receipts Record Set in April; Spending Not in Control

Filed under: Economy,Taxes & Government — Tom @ 4:03 pm

I’ll just put these up without commentary beyond the title because of a time crunch.

The results are derived from April’s final Daily Treasury Statement, along with the April 2008 Monthly Treasury Statement, which was released at 2 PM this afternoon.

Here’s how the receipts came in compared to a year ago:

MTScompared0408v0407

The $400 billion-plus collected is an alltime one-month record.

Here’s how Uncle Sam’s April collections and spendiing came in, and how the year-to-date situation has turned out thus far:

MTSthroughApril2008

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