Tag: seigniorage

Means of Financing (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Means of Financing (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Means of Financing photo credit: photosteve101 Ways in which a budget deficit is financed or a budget surplus is used. A budget deficit may be financed by the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) (or agency) borrowing, by reducing Treasury cash balances, by the sale of […]

Seigniorage (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Seigniorage (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Seigniorage photo credit: leebuntu The difference between the face value of minted circulating coins and the cost of their production, including the cost of metal used in the minting and the cost of transporting the coins to Federal Reserve Banks for distribution to the public. […]

Nonbudgetary / Non-Budgetary (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Nonbudgetary / Non-Budgetary (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Nonbudgetary photo credit: Vectorportal A term used to refer to transactions of the government that do not belong within the budget. Nonbudgetary transactions (such as deposit funds, direct loan and loan guarantee financing accounts, and seigniorage) do not belong in the budget because they do […]