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THE BUDGET DOCUMENTS
more detailed financial information on individual programs and appropriation accounts than any of the other budget documents. I: includes for each agency: the proposed text of appropriations larguage, budget schedules for each account, new legislative proposals. explanations of the work to be performed and the funds needed, and proposed general provisions applicable to the appropriations of entire agencies or group of agencies. Information is also provided on certain activities whose outlays are not part of the budget totals.
Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2006 contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President's budget and management priorities, and budget overviews organized by agency.
Analytical Perspectives, Budget of the United States Govern. ment, Fiscal Year 2006 contains analyses that are designed to highlight specified subject areas or provide other significant presentations of budget data that place the budget in perspective. This volume includes economic and accounting analyses; information on Federal receipts and collections; analyses of Federal spending; detailed information on Federal borrowing and debt; baseline or current services estimates; and other technical presentations.
The Analytical Perspectives volume also contains a CD-ROM with several large tables previously published in the budget documents, along with summaries of new performance assessments and updates on earlier assessments for approximately 600 Federal programs.
AUTOMATED SOURCES OF BUDGET INFORMATION
Historical Tables, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2006 provides data on budget receipts, outlays, surpluses or deficits, Federal debt, and Federal employment over an extended time period, generally from 1940 or earlier to 2006. To the extent feasible, the data have been adjusted to provide consistency with the 2006 Budget and to provide comparability over time.
Appendix, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2006 contains detailed information on the various appropriations and funds that constitute the budget and is designed primarily for the use of the Appropriations Committee. The Appendix contains
The information contained in these documents is available in electronic format from the following sources:
Budget CD-ROM. The CD-ROM contains all of the budget documents and software to support reading, printing, and searching the documents. The CD-ROM also has many of the tables in the budget in spreadsheet format. The budget CD-ROM also contains the material on the separate Analytical Perspectives CD-ROM.
Internet. All budget documents, including documents that are released at a future date, will be available for downloading in several formats from the Internet. To access documents through the World Wide Web, use the following address:
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1. All years referred to are fiscal years, unless otherwise noted.
2. Detail in this document may not add to the totals due to rounding.
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