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Intertitle transfers, a way for states to increase federal funding for social services

United States. General Accounting Office

Intertitle transfers, a way for states to increase federal funding for social services

report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal aid to public welfare -- United States,
  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Health and Human Services
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7, 20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14898537M

      Of course, the government directs other spending to low-income households in addition to transfer payments. Including public goods such as national defense and services such as public education, the typical low-income household receives a total of $24, in federal spending—$ for every dollar it pays in federal taxes.   The federal government designed the social services block grant to provide assistance for at-risk populations—the elderly, people with disabilities, and children and adults vulnerable to neglect or abuse—and states have substantial flexibility in how they use the funding. In fiscal , 27 states and the District of Columbia used the block.

      But even as tax revenues begin to rebound with the strengthening economy, the funding outlook for most social services remains bleak. In inflation-adjusted dollars, per capita state and local spending remains 4 percent below pre-recession levels, even before the full impact of the federal budget sequester kicks in. State Aid Local revenue is greatly enhanced by various forms of state aid, which may include sharing a portion of state revenue from various taxes, giving grants, reimbursing for prison expenditures or payments in lieu of taxes. According to the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, states contributed between 30 and 40 percent of total municipal revenues in

      The best way to determine whether federal social programs do in fact work is to conduct large-scale, multisite experimental evaluations that attempt to isolate the direct effects of social.   Social Security and Medicare. According to a new report by the Congressional Budget Office, the federal government spent about one-third of its .


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Intertitle transfers, a way for states to increase federal funding for social services by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Health And Human Services. Intertitle Transfers--A Way For States To Increase Federal Funding For Social Services Title XX of the Social Security Act sets a statutory ceiling on Federal reimbursements to States for social services costs. However, in addition to title XX, similar services.

GAO initiated a review of the extent and magnitude of transfers of social services costs from title XX of the Social Security Act to other funding sources. These intertitle transfers are the costs of social services historically charged to social services programs which, subsequent to the ceiling on social services, are now being charged to other Federal funding sources.

Get this from a library. Intertitle transfers, a way for states to increase federal funding for social services: report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. [United States. General Accounting Office.; United States. Department of Health and Human Services.].

federal grants in FY, funding a wide range of public policies, such as health care, transportation, income security, education, job training, social services, community development, and environmental protection.

Federal grants account for about one-third of total stateFile Size: 1MB. Social programs in the United States are welfare programs designed to ensure that the basic needs of the American population are met.

Federal and state welfare programs include cash assistance, healthcare and medical provisions, food assistance, housing subsidies, energy and utilities subsidies, education and childcare assistance, and subsidies and assistance for other basic services.

Federal spending by state as of FY Through fiscal yearthe Census Bureau produced the annual Consolidated Federal Funds Report, tracking Federal expenditures both geographically and by agency and program.

As offunding for the Federal Financial Statistics program, of which the CFFR was part, was cut from the Federal budget.

When a state’s economy weakens, its net contributions—tax payments minus federal transfers—decrease. When the state’s economy improves, its net contributions increase.

We estimate how much stabilization is achieved by combining data on federal transfers, tax contributions, and personal income for all 50 states from to   In total, 10 states are so-called donor states, meaning they pay more in taxes to the federal government than they receive back in funding for, say, Medicaid or public education.

How is Social Security financed. Social Security is financed through a dedicated payroll tax. Employers and employees each pay percent of wages up to the taxable maximum of $, (in ), while the self-employed pay percent. In$ billion (89 percent) of total Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance income came from payroll taxes.

States use a large and growing share of state and federal TANF funds that formerly helped poor families meet their basic needs for other state services. In some cases, states have used TANF and MOE funds to expand programs, such as state Earned Income Tax Credits (EITCs) or pre-K, or to cover the growing costs of existing services, such as.

State governments also receive a significant amount of assistance from the federal government in the form of federal grants-in-aid. Federal aid is given to states for Medicaid, transportation, education, and other means-tested entitlement programs administered by the states. Public Welfare. Public welfare is the single largest source of federal funding, primarily driven by Medicaid costs.

Federal aid made up nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of states’ public welfare. Programs and services such as TANF, Head Start, child care, child support are designed to improve well-being of individuals, families, and communities.

Social Services | Visit for the latest Coronavirus Disease (COVID) updates. Of that amount, about $ billion were federal funds, and of those federal funds, nearly $ billion were from Title IV-E. 1 Title IV-E of the Social Security Act is the largest federal funding stream for child welfare activities.

States can apply for Title IV-E waivers, which allow them to use IV-E funds more flexibly. federal grant funds to states and localities that are contingent on the recipients engaging in, or refraining from, certain activities. However, the Supreme Court has articulated certain limitations on federal grant funding.

It explains the constitutional basis of the federal government’s power to condition funds, as well as the limits on. THE UNITED STATES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASE SOCIAL SERVICE(S) FOR PERSONS LIVING IN POVERTY IN THE UNITED STATES.

Observation I: Significance/Harms A. One-sixth of America, almost 50 million, lives in a food insecure home and the number is increasing. FRAC 09 B. Families need more money for food as prices increase. Milam. Federal spending for social services increased from $ million in FY to $ billion in FY, prompting legislation (P.L.

) which placed a ceiling on federal expenditures for social services of $ billion and directed that funds be divided among states. All states have a stake in how trillions in federal dollars are spent, but it matters more to some states than to others.

(AP) Benefits for Americans, chiefly Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, dominate the federal spending that gets transferred to states. No the US government should not increase social services for the poor. "For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: if anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat." 2 Thessalonians If the poor want to have a better life, they should work harder to advanced their position in life.

Somewhere I read that only 20% of Federal Government (maybe less than that) have served in more than one Agency. I belong to the minority on this.

I have also moved around and worked in 5 different locations. Competing for a new job is probably the only way you will get there now days. The study’s first sentence was, “Federal funds that go to state and local governments as grants help finance critical programs and services on which residents of every state rely.” But.The CHMA states that while the Canadian federal government increased public-funding transfers for health care by $ billion init has not assigned any of these payments to the provinces to improve mental health.

As previously noted, spending on mental health still remains at 7%.No other state with a general sales tax has a rate below percent, but the state general sales tax rate is below percent in 10 other states (figure 1).

In addition to California, which has the highest state general sales tax rate ( percent), four states (Indiana, Mississippi, Rhode Island, and Tennessee) have rates at or above