General Government involves the general overhead costs of the Federal Government, including legislative and executive activities; provision of central fiscal, personnel, and property activities; and the provision of services that cannot reasonably be classified in any other Line of Business. As a normal rule, all activities reasonably or closely associated with other Lines of Business or Sub-Functions shall be included in those Lines of Business or Sub-Functions rather than listed as a part of general government. This Line of Business is reserved for central government management operations; agency specific management activities would not be included here.
- Central Records and Statistics Management
Central Records and Statistics Management involves the operations surrounding the management of official documents, statistics, and records for the entire Federal Government. This Sub-Function is intended to include the management of records and statistics for the Federal government as a whole, such as the records management performed by NARA or the statistics and data collection performed by the Bureau of the Census. Note: Many agencies perform data and statistics man-agement for a particular
- Taxation Management
Tax Collection includes activities associated with the implementation of the Internal Revenue Code and the collection of taxes in the United States and abroad.
- Central Fiscal Operations
Central Fiscal Operations includes the fiscal operations that the Department of Treasury performs on behalf of the Government. Note: Tax Collection is called out in the Tax Collection Sub-Function.
- Central Personnel Management
Central Personnel Management involves most of the operating costs of the Office of Personnel Management and related agencies.
- Central Property Management
Central Property Management involves most of the operations of the General Services Administration.
- Executive Functions
Executive Functions involve the Executive Office of the President.
- Legislative Functions
Legislative functions include the costs of the Legislative Branch except for the Tax Court, the Library of Congress, and the Government Printing Office revolving fund.