U.S. Department of Commerce

Federal, State, and Local Governments
Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual
DESCRIPTIONS OF FUNCTIONAL CATEGORIES
 
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FUNCTION CODE:   14 NAME:    Postal Service (Federal Only)
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment |X|
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Selected Federal Programs
DEFINITION:    Activities of the U.S. Postal Services (USPS).
EXAMPLES:   Includes all postal activities on a gross reported basis (i.e., without deducting postal fees and charges).
EXCLUSIONS:   Subsidies to airlines (report at Air Transportation, code 01).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
OTHER NOTES:   The former cabinet-level Post Office Department became an independent Federal corporation and renamed the U.S. Postal Service on July 1, 1971 as a result of the Postal Reorganization Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-375).
 
DETAILED CODE LIST WITH COVERAGE OF DATA COLLECTION*
 
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E14 Current Operations Y NN N NN
I14 Assistance and Subsidies Y NN N NN
F14 Construction Y NN N NN
G14 Land & Existing Structures Y NN N NN
K14 Equipment Y NN N NN
 
EMPLOYMENT DATA Y NN N NN
 
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Governments Division
Created: November 16 2000
Last revised: October 31 2011