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The Senate will soon consider H. J. Res. 124 – Continuing Appropriations Resolution. Read the RPC Legislative Notice.

The Timeline

October 15, 2013

U.S. Treasury cash outflows and inflows are lumpy – varying significantly day to day. Over the next several weeks:

  • Government spending will average approximately $10 billion a day for ongoing programs.
  • Government receipts will average approximately $7 billion a day, primarily remittances by employers and payroll taxes (does not include corporate tax payments that are made quarterly; last received in September).

Significant Dates

debt limit timeline

Sources: CBO and the Bipartisan Policy Center