Note 8. Advances, Prepayments, and Other Assets

Bureau of the Comptroller and Global Financial Services
November 15, 2016




The Department’s Other Assets include advances and prepayments in support of programs including Global Health and Child Survival, Pakistan Counterinsurgency Capability, Overseas Buildings Operations, and Migration and Refugee Assistance. Advances and prepayments are made for salary/travel to employees, future services with other Federal entities, real property rent, and inventory. The Department’s Other Assets as of September 30, 2016 and 2015, are summarized below (dollars in millions).

Advances, Prepayments, and Other Assets
As of September 30, 2016 and 2015
(dollars in millions)
  2016 2015
Intragovernmental Assets:    
Other Advances and Prepayments $1,452 $957
Non-Intragovernmental Advances:    
Salary Advances 8 8
Travel Advances 14 13
Other Advances and Prepayments 982 573
Inventory 22 17
Total Other Assets $2,478 $1,568