Guidance for Furloughed Employees

OPM Guidance for Shutdown Furloughs

In the event of a government shutdown many pages and documents on the Department of the Treasury’s website,, will not be updated.  However, the following areas will continue to receive regular updates:

Financial Sanctions, including the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List)

Financial Stability /

Interest Rate Statistics

Investor Class Auction Allotments

Quarterly Refunding

Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC)

Office of Financial Research (OFR)

Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF)

For a complete list of the Treasury Department’s functions and services that will continue during a government shutdown, please refer to the Treasury Department’s Lapse in Appropriations Contingency Plans.  This document contains the lapse plans for Departmental Offices and all Treasury Bureaus.

Please be aware that, during a lapse in appropriations, any other information on this website may not be up to date, transactions submitted via this website may not be processed, and Treasury personnel may not be able to respond to questions or requests.

Once funding has been restored and the government shutdown is over, we will work to restore regular service as soon as possible.

Information pertaining specifically to Treasury Departmental Offices

Frequently Asked Questions for Employees Excepted From Furlough

Frequently Asked Questions for Furloughed Employees

Shutdown Checklist for Furloughed Employees

Information pertaining specifically to Treasury Contractors

Lapse in Appropriations Message for Treasury Contractors