Receipts for March were at $234 billion, up 8 percent from a year ago, bringing the year-to-date total receipts to $1419.8 billion. Outlays totaled $287 billion, up 14 percent from last year, for a year-to-date total of $1859.3 billion.
The fiscal year-to-date deficit at the end of March was $439.5 billion.
March's budget results were affected by differences in the calendar. If adjusted for timing-related transactions, the budget deficit would have been higher at $89 billion.