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Treasury Offset Program to the Rescue (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)

U.S. taxpayers expect the government to be a careful steward of taxpayer money. This issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance explains how the Treasury Offset Program recovers taxpayer money from people who have received government benefits in error or by fraud and also recovers delinquent child support.

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Audience:   Middle School, High School, College, Consumers
Language:   English
Subjects:   Personal Finance, Current Events, Economics, Civics/Government
Resource Types:   Publications, Lessons
Concepts:   Government Programs, Budget/Money Management, Business Cycle