Miscellaneous Receipts

Overview:  Miscellaneous Receipts raised an estimated $111 billion in FY 2018.  Miscellaneous Receipts include:

  • Income from the Universal Service Fund—which taxes interstate and international telecommunications in order to subsidize service in schools, rural areas, and high-costs areas.
  • Deposits of Earnings, Federal Reserve System, which arise from interest that the Federal Reserve earns on its portfolio of securities and gains from holdings of foreign currency.