Fiscal Year 1997-2004 Financial Reports of the U.S. Government

The Secretary of the Treasury, in coordination with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is required annually to submit financial statements for the U.S. government to the President and the Congress. GAO is required to audit these statements.

This page includes financial reports from fiscal year 1997 through 2004, along with related GAO publications.

Fiscal Year 2004

2004 Financial Report of the United States Government
December 14, 2004
Full Report (PDF, 146 pages)

Related Publications

Fiscal Year 2004 U.S. Government Financial Statements: Sustained Improvement in Federal Financial Management Is Crucial to Addressing Our Nation's Future Fiscal Challenges
GAO-05-284T  February 9, 2005
Financial Audit: Process for Preparing the Consolidated Financial Statements of the U.S. Government Continues to Need Improvement
GAO-05-407  May 4, 2005

Fiscal Year 2003

2003 Financial Report of the United States Government
February 27, 2004
Full Report (PDF, 142 pages)

Related Publications

Fiscal Year 2003 U.S. Government Financial Statements: Sustained Improvement in Federal Financial Management Is Crucial to Addressing Our Nation's Future Fiscal Challenges
GAO-04-477T  March 3, 2004
Financial Audit: Process for Preparing the Consolidated Financial Statements of the U.S. Government Needs Further Improvement
GAO-04-866  September 10, 2004

Fiscal Year 2002

2002 Financial Report of the United States Government
March 31, 2003
Full Report (PDF, 134 pages)

Related Publication

Fiscal Year 2002 U.S. Government Financial Statements: Sustained Leadership and Oversight Needed for Effective Implementation of Financial Management Reform
GAO-03-572T  April 8, 2003

Fiscal Year 2001

2001 Financial Report of the United States Government
March 29, 2002
Full Report (PDF, 126 pages)

Related Publication

U.S. Government Financial Statements: FY 2001 Results Highlight the Continuing Need to Accelerate Federal Financial Management Reform
GAO-02-599T  April 9, 2002

Fiscal Year 2000

Financial Report of the United States Government, 2000
March 30, 2001
Full Report (PDF, 138 pages)

Related Publication

U.S. Government Financial Statements: FY 2000 Reporting Underscores the Need to Accelerate Federal Financial Management Reform
GAO-01-570T  March 30, 2001

Fiscal Year 1999

Financial Report of the United States Government, 1999
March 28, 2000
Full Report (PDF, 109 pages)

Related Publication

Auditing the Nation's Finances: Fiscal Year 1999 Results Continue to Highlight Major Issues Needing Resolution
T-AIMD-00-137  March 31, 2000

Fiscal Year 1998

Financial Report of the United States Government, 1998
March 31, 1999
Full Report (PDF, 92 pages)

Related Publication

Auditing the Nation's Finances: Fiscal Year 1998 Results Highlight Major Issues Needing Resolution
T-AIMD-99-131  March 31, 1999

Fiscal Year 1997

1997 Consolidated Financial Statements of the United States Government
March 31, 1998
Full Report (PDF, 66 pages)

Related Publication

U.S. Government Financial Statements: Results of GAO's Fiscal Year 1997 Audit
T-AIMD-98-128  April 1, 1998