Circular Letter No. 987

May 5, 2017

TO: Publishing and Printing Officials of the Federal Government

SUBJECT:  Rider Requisitions for the FY 2018 Budget of the U.S. Government (bound volumes and CD-ROM)

Budget of the U.S. Government, Fiscal Year 2018 contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President's priorities, and summary tables.

Paper $10.25
Cloth $23.50
Jacket No. 241-952

Appendix, Budget of the U.S. Government, Fiscal Year 2018 presents detailed information on individual programs and appropriation accounts that constitute the budget. It includes for each Government department and agency the text of proposed appropriations language, budget schedules for each account, new legislative proposals, explanations of the work to be performed and the funds needed, and proposed general provisions applicable to the appropriations of entire agencies or groups of agencies.

Paper $35.00
Cloth $48.00
Jacket No. 241-954

Analytical Perspectives, Budget of the U.S. Government, Fiscal Year 2018 contains analyses that are designed to highlight specific subject areas or provide other significant presentations of budget data that place the budget in perspective. This volume includes economic and accounting analyses; information on Federal receipts and collections; analyses of Federal spending; information on Federal borrowing and debt; baseline or current services estimates; and other technical presentations.

This volume also contains links to supplemental material available on the Internet at that includes several detailed tables showing the budget by agency and account and by function, subfunction, and program, as well as other tables previously contained in the printed volume.

Paper $16.50
Jacket No. 241-953

Budget CD-ROM. The CD-ROM contains the full content of the printed budget documents and many supporting documents for the budget in PDF format. Software to search, display, and print PDF files is provided. A number of budget tables are provided in spreadsheet format. These budget tables include Historical Tables that provide data on budget receipts, outlays, surpluses or deficits, and Federal debt over a time period extending from FY 1940 or earlier to FY 2022.

CD-ROM per disc $15.00
Jacket No. 399-840

The Budget of the U.S. Government, FY 2018 will be released in late May. Because the page counts of these publications are not known, the actual rider rates have not yet been determined. The rider rates contained in this letter are estimates based on previous printings and provided for budgetary purposes. Please note that actual rider rates are subject to increase or decrease based on actual page count. However, submission of your requisition(s) prior to production allows the printing of these copies during the regular press runs. This results in substantial savings. Rider rates apply to single destination, local delivery. Shipping charges, if incurred, will be added to your account. Requests for advance copies cannot be honored. 

Send requisitions to GPO by May 15, 2017. Please be sure to indicate the appropriate GPO Jacket No. on the SF-1 form. A separate SF-1 is required for each Budget publication that you are ordering. The preferred method of submitting requisitions is to email them to [email protected] with the jacket number in the subject line. If you cannot e-mail requisitions, they may be faxed to 202-478-1762 or mailed to Agency Publishing Services, COMSTAT, U.S. Government Publishing Office, Washington DC 20401. Field or regional activities should coordinate their requirements with their Washington, DC, area headquarters' printing officers before submitting any paperwork.

If you have any questions about information contained in this Circular Letter please contact your GPO Agency Publishing Specialist or call our Requisition Section on (202) 512-1382 regarding rider collection. 


Managing Director, Customer Services

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