The 2021 Long-Term Budget Outlook


CBO presents its projections of the federal budget for the next 30 years if current laws governing taxes and spending generally did not change. Growth in revenues would be outpaced by growth in spending, leading to rising deficits and debt.

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Corrections and Updates

On October 12, 2021, CBO reposted the file of projections underlying Social Security estimates with some corrected values.