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Bulletin No. 2013-03
Volume I

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Retention: December 31, 2013

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

Subject: Current Value of Funds Rate (CVFR) Percentage

1. Purpose

This Treasury Financial Manual (TFM) bulletin publishes the CVFR percentage based on the current value of funds to the Department of the Treasury (Treasury).

2. Background

The CVFR percentage is based on the investment rates for the Treasury Tax and Loan accounts set for purposes of Public Law 95-147, 91 Stat. 1227 (October 28, 1977).

Annually, Treasury computes the CVFR percentage by averaging investment rates for the 12-month period ending on September 30, rounded to the nearest whole percentage. Quarterly, if the annual average (on a 12-month moving average basis) changes by 2 percent, Treasury revises the rate. Treasury's Financial Management Service (FMS) publishes the presiding rate in the Federal Register and in a TFM bulletin.

Agencies may obtain current and previous rates from the CVFR Web site at http://www.fms.treas.gov/cvfr/index.html.

3. Rate for Charges on Outstanding Debts Owed to the Government, Comparison Point for Cash Discounts, and Determination of Payment Due Dates for Purchase Card Invoices

The CVFR percentage during the period January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013, is 1 percent. This rate reflects the average investment rates for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2012.

4. Application

Federal agencies will apply the CVFR percentage as follows:

5. Rescission

On January 1, 2013, when TFM Volume I, Bulletin No. 2013-03 becomes effective, it will rescind TFM Volume I, Bulletin No. 2012-02.

6. Effective Date

This bulletin is effective January 1, 2013.

7. Inquiries

Direct questions concerning this bulletin to:

E-Commerce Division
Payment Management
Financial Management Service
Department of the Treasury
401 14th Street, SW.
Washington, DC 20027
Telephone: 202-874-9428

David A. Lebryk's Signature

David A. Lebryk
Commissioner
Date: December 27, 2012