The federal government ran a $182.4 billion surplus in April, the Treasury Department reported Wednesday.
Outlays in April totaled $273.177 billion. Receipts totaled $455.605 billion.
In April 2016, the government ran a $106.5 billion surplus.
In March, the government ran a $176.2 billion deficit.
For the fiscal year to date, the government has a $344.4 billion deficit, compared to a $352.9 billion deficit for the similar period in fiscal 2016.