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:   84 NAME:    Veterans' Bonuses
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment | |
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Social Services and Income Maintenance; Veterans' Services, NEC
DEFINITION:    Cash bonus payments to veterans and their survivors awarded on the basis of military service rather than need.
EXAMPLES:   Bonus payments to war veterans; war bonus awards; war veteran grants; cash bonuses to war vets and peacetime crisis survivors.
EXCLUSIONS:   Administration of bonus programs (report at Other Veterans Services, code 85); assistance-in-kind (report at function of paying agency); grants for tuition, scholarships, job training, or other education (report at Education, codes 19 / 20); grants for home improvements or acquisition (report at Housing and Community Development, code 50); loans for purchase or renovation of farms and homes (nonexpenditures); interest on bonds issued to finance bonus payments (use code I89); pension payments based on military or National Guard service rather than as a former employee of the government (report at Other and Unallocable, code 89).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
 
OTHER NOTES:   (1) This function applies solely to state governments; report any related Federal payments at code I85. (2) No intergovernmental expenditure or employment data are associated with it.
 
DETAILED CODE LIST WITH COVERAGE OF DATA COLLECTION*
 
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E84 Assistance and Subsidies N YN N NN
 
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.

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