CBO was recognized by the Partnership for Public Service as one of the best places to work in the federal government. CBO ranked first among 29 agencies in the small-agency category.
CBO will release An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2021 to 2031 at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 1. The report will briefly describe CBO's latest 10-year budget and economic projections. Additional information about those projections will be released on July 21.
The House Committee on Appropriations requested information about CBO's access to data from federal agencies, including data sources and data sets. This report provides that information.
CBO describes estate and gift taxes, the people who pay them, the types of assets that make up taxable estates, and the model the agency uses to project estate and gift tax revenues in its baseline.
The federal budget deficit was $2.1 trillion in the first eight months of fiscal year 2021, CBO estimates—$184 billion more than the deficit recorded during the same period last year.
The military services use unmanned aerial systems (UASs) differently than manned aircraft. UASs generally have lower recurring costs per flying hour, but their cost advantage may be smaller when the cost of acquiring the aircraft is considered.
In February 2021, CBO submitted to the Congress its request for appropriations for 2022. The document also contains a review of CBO’s work in 2020. It was posted to CBO’s website in June 2021.