Lapse in Appropriations Message for Treasury Contractors

A Message for Treasury contractors: Shutdown for a Lapse in Appropriations

As many of you are aware, annual funding for the government expired on December 21 at midnight. 

We will provide updates to Treasury’s operating status on www.treasury.gov.  Contractors are also encouraged to stay tuned to local and national news reports and to verify the Federal government’s operating status at OPM.gov. 

Now that a shutdown has occurred, contractors should do the following: 

Please check with your Treasury contracting office’s website as to whether or not performance will continue for your Treasury contract.  Both the Internal Revenue Service and Bureau of the Fiscal Service provide websites where contractors and the agencies they support may check to see whether or not contracts will continue during a lapse in appropriations.  This information may be found at the following sites: 


David Eisner
Assistant Secretary for Management