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Bureau of the Comptroller and Global Financial Services

Our Mission

To provide an accountable, efficient and transparent financial management platform that furthers the U.S. government’s and Department of State’s global foreign affairs mission, provides accurate and high-value financial information, and supports quality stewardship over financial operations and resources.

Our Priorities

Agency Financial Reports (AFR)

Each year, Federal agencies follow the guidance published in the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Circular No. A-136, Financial Reporting Requirements, as amended, when preparing and submitting audited financial statements to OMB. The U.S. Department of State’s Agency Financial Report provides an overview of the financial and performance data to help Congress, the President, and the public assess our stewardship over the resources entrusted to us.

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Accounts Receivable Branch (ARB)

The Accounts Receivable Branch (ARB) is responsible for the collection of Department of State debts and loans referred by Overseas Missions, Domestic Bureaus and Offices. Debt collection techniques used by ARB are outlined in 22 CFR 34.10 and may include administrative offset, salary offset, administrative wage garnishment and/or referral to Treasury Debt Management Service's Cross-Servicing Program.

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