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Open Government Initiative

Treasury is Committed to Open Government. Implementation of the Open Government Directive is a major step in creating a culture of transparency, participation, and collaboration in government operations, opening new lines of communication and cooperation between the government and the American people. Read more. 

As part of a commitment to increase transparency in government and maintain accountability of taxpayer dollars, the Department of the Treasury released its Open Government Plan detailing how Treasury will take immediate, specific steps to open their operations to the public.

Evaluate our progress and read the summary self-assessment regarding how our Open Government Plan rates against the Open Government Directive. Accessibility en Español


Treasury is participating in the White House National Action Plan for Open Government's U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. Click here for more information.

Reducing Regulatory Burden; Retrospective Review Under E.O. 13563 – The Department of the Treasury, in its effort to improve Treasury regulations consistent with Executive Order 13563 (“Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review”), invites interested members of the public to submit comments on its plan to review retrospectively its regulations and to submit suggestions as to which Treasury regulations should be modified, expanded, streamlined, or repealed.  This status report shows the progress Treasury has made to date in updating its regulations pursuant to the plan. (05/25/2012)

Department of the Treasury's Open Government HIghlights from 2010

Open Government Officials

Melissa Hartman
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Privacy, Transparency, and Records
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.  20220
(202) 622-2000

Senior Accountable Official for Data Quality:
Daniel Tangherlini
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Management, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Performance Officer

Data Sources
Click here for a list of Treasury datasets available on

Last Updated: 9/14/2012 4:22 PM