US December budget deficit at $23B vs $40B exp

Author: Adam Button | Category: News

December month budget statement

  • 2018 fiscal year-to-date deficit at $225B vs $217B in comparable 2017
  • Outlays $349B vs $347B in Dec 2016
  • Receipts $326B vs $319B in Dec 2016

Some good news on the deficit. Those revenues might be because of companies moving around gains/losses due to the tax plan.

The next few months will be interesting as the tax plan takes effect.