Tag: Fiscal Policy

Recent CRS Reports – February 2013

Recent CRS Reports – February 2013

Hydropower: Federal and Nonfederal Investment, CRS Report R42579, January 22, 2013 (32-page PDF) Using Business Tax Cuts to Stimulate the Economy, CRS Report RL31134, January 18, 2013 (21-page PDF) Trade Primer: Qs and As on Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy, CRS Report RL33944, January 18, 2013 (39-page PDF) An Analysis of Where American Companies Report […]

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Date Shifting / Fiscal Transparency / Fiscal Illusion (Congressional Glossary)

Date Shifting / Fiscal Transparency / Fiscal Illusion (Congressional Glossary)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Date Shifting / Fiscal Transparency / Fiscal Illusion One of the budgetary maneuvers used by Congress. Congress can shift scheduled payments for contracts, or even for federal employee salaries, by a few days in order to move expenditures from one fiscal year to another. For […]