Announcement No. A-2011-02

June 2011

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Subject: Rescission of Treasury Financial Manual (TFM), Volume I, Part 6, Chapter 5000, Transmittal Letter (T/L) No. 578, Dated March 12, 1998

1. Purpose

This announcement informs agencies that TFM Volume I, Part 6, Chapter 5000: Administrative Accounting Systems Requirements in Support of the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, is rescinded. This TFM chapter notified agencies of a requirement to update their internal accounting software to accommodate an invoice number of a minimum of 20 characters. Agency compliance with this requirement was due on January 1, 1999, and has been met. Therefore, the guidance noted in I TFM 6-5000 is no longer necessary.

2. Page Changes

Remove     Insert
Table of Contents for Part 6 (T/L 657)     Table of Contents for Part 6
Table of Contents for Volume I (T/L 661)     Table of Contents for Volume I
I TFM 6-5000 (T/L 578)     Not applicable

Table of Contents pages are available in the PDF version only.

3. Inquiries

Direct questions concerning this announcement to:

Assistant Commissionerís Office
Payment Management
Financial Management Service
Department of the Treasury
401 14th Street, SW.
Washington, DC 20227
Phone: 202-874-6790
Fax: 202-874-6575