Some of these holidays include Easter for Christians, the High Holy Days for Jews, Ramadan for Muslims, Day of Vesak for Buddhists, and Diwali for Hindus.
The United States issues paper currency and coins to pay for purchases, taxes, and debts.
American paper currency is issued in several denominations: , , , , , , and 0.
It also redesigns money, with new appearances and enhanced security features to prevent counterfeiting.
You can purchase commemorative or bulk versions of American currency through the Bureau's Money Store.
The United States no longer issues bills in larger denominations, such as $500, $1,000, $5,000, and $10,000 bills.
Many government offices close on federal holidays and some private businesses may close as well.
If the holiday falls during the weekend, the government may observe it on a different day.
Federal employees receive pay and many receive time off for federal holidays.
2016 Federal Holidays Friday, January 1: New Year’s Day Monday, January 18: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 15: Washington’s Birthday Monday, May 30: Memorial Day Monday, July 4: Independence Day Monday, September 5: Labor Day Monday, October 10: Columbus Day Friday, November 11: Veterans Day Thursday, November 24: Thanksgiving Day Monday, December 26: Christmas Day**December 25, 2016 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Sunday.
Most federal offices will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2016, in observance of Christmas Day.