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Glossary of Acronyms


The federal government, including the Fiscal Service, uses many acronyms and abbreviations. We hope this glossary of terms, along with links to those areas of the site, helps to make the Fiscal Service website easier for you to use.

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A

ACH - Automated Clearing House

ASAP - Automated Standard Application for Payment (ASAP)

AWG - Administrative Wage Garnishment

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B


C

CCMM - Collections and Cash Management Modernization

CFS - Consolidated Financial Statements of the United States Government
(Now called the Financial Report of the United States Government)

CMIA - Cash Management Improvement Act

CRM - Customer Relationship Managers

CTX - Corporate Trade Exchange

CVFR - Current Value of Funds Rate

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D

DCIA - Debt Collection Improvement Act (1996)

DMS - Debt Management Services

DNP – Do Not Pay

DTS - Daily Treasury Statement

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E

EFT - Electronic Funds Transfer

EFTPS - Electronic Federal Tax Payment System

ETAsm - Electronic Transfer Account

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F

FACTS - Federal Agencies' Centralized Trial-Balance System
FACTS I
FACTS II

FAST - Federal Accounts Symbols and Titles (FAST Book)

FEDInvest – Federal Investments Program

FOIA - Freedom of Information Act

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G

GAIS – Government Agency Investment Services

GOALS II - Government On-line Accounting Link System

GWA - Governmentwide Accounting Project

GFRS - Governmentwide Financial Report System

GTAS - Governmentwide Treasury Account Symbol Adjusted Trial-Balance System

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H


I

IFCS - Intragovernmental Fiduciary Confirmation System

IPAC - Intragovernmental Payment and Collection System

IPP - Invoice Processing Platform

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J


K

KFC - Kansas City Financial Center

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L

LPA - Legislative and Public Affairs, Office of

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M

MBDP - Minority Bank Deposit Program

MSPD – Monthly Statement of the Public Debt

MTS - Monthly Treasury Statement

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N


O

OTCNet


P

PACER - Payments, Claims and Enhanced Reconciliation

PAM - Payment Application Modernization

PCA - Private Collection Agency

PCN - Plastic Card Network (now Card Acquiring Service)

PFC - Philadelphia Financial Center

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Q


R

RAD - Rapid Application Development

RFC - Regional Financial Center

RSS - Really Simple Syndication

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S

SAM - Shared Accounting Module

SDA – Summary Debt Accounting

SGL/USSGL - United States Standard General Ledger

SLGS – State and Local Government Securities

SPS - Secure Payment System

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T

TAS - Treasury Agency Services (formerly called "Agency Services" and "The Center")

TCIS - Treasury Check Information System

TFM - Treasury Financial Manual

TIN - Taxpayer Identifying Number

TIO/TIP - Term Investment Option/Treasury Investment Program

TMA - Treasury Managed Accounts

TOP - Treasury Offset Program

TRO - Tax Refund Offset

TRS - Transaction Reporting System

TROR - Treasury Report on Receivables

TT&L/TIO/Repo - Treasury Tax & Loan/Term Investment Option/Repurchase Agreement Actions

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U

USSGL/SGL - United States Standard General Ledger

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V


W


X


Y


Z

Our Websites

Financial Management Service

This legacy bureau provided central payment services to federal agencies, operated the collections and deposit systems, provided government-wide accounting and reporting services, and managed the collection of delinquent debt owed to the government.

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TreasuryDirect

TreasuryDirect is the first and only financial services website that lets you buy and redeem Treasury securities, including U.S. Savings Bonds, directly from the U.S. Department of the Treasury in paperless electronic form.

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ARC

The Administrative Resource Center works with federal agencies to improve the agency's success by delivering responsive, customer-focused, cost-effective administrative support.

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Do Not Pay

The Do Not Pay Business Center was developed to support federal agencies in their efforts to reduce the number of improper payments.

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EFTPS

A free service offered by the Department of the Treasury to help business and individual taxpayers conveniently pay all their federal taxes electronically.

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