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Bulletin No. 2020-10

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To: Heads of Government Departments, Agencies, and Others Concerned

Subject: Changes to U.S. Standard General Ledger (USSGL) — A Treasury Financial Manual (TFM) Supplement

1.  Purpose—This bulletin notifies agencies that Part 2 of the USSGL has been revised for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.

2.  Summary of Changes—The Summary of Changes identifies specific revisions made to the USSGL.

3.  Changes by Part/Section/File

Part 2—FY 2020 Reporting changes to files include Sections I, II, III, IV, V, and VII:

Section I: Chart of Accounts

Section II: Accounts and Definitions

Section III: Account Transactions

  • Transactions
  • Transaction Listing
  • T-Accounts

Section IV: Account Attributes for USSGL Proprietary Account and Budgetary Account Reporting

  • USSGL Account Attribute Definition Report
  • USSGL Attribute Table

Section V: Crosswalks to Standard External Reports for FY 2020 GTAS Reporting

OMB Form and Content:

  • Statement of Budgetary Resources
  • SF 133: Report on Budget Execution and Budgetary Resources & Schedule P Budget Program and Financing Schedule

Section VII: GTAS Validations and Edits for FY 2020 Reporting

  • Validation Summary
  • Validation Detail
  • Edit Summary
  • Edit Detail
  • Closing Edits

4.  Effective Date

Part 2 requirements for FY 2020 are effectively immediately

5.  Inquiries

Direct questions concerning this bulletin to your agency's USSGL Board representative or:

Jaime M. Saling
Director, Financial Reports and Advisory Division Fiscal Accounting
Bureau of the Fiscal Service PO Box 1328
Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328
Telephone: 304-480-6485
Fax: 304-480-5176

Date: March 12, 2020