Note 8. Advances, Prepayments, and Other Assets
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).
|Other Advances and Prepayments||$1,452||$957|
|Other Advances and Prepayments||982||573|
|Total Other Assets||$2,478||$1,568|