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Appendix

Appendix »

Source: Manual on Fiscal Transparency (2007)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Dawn Rehm , and Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066618

Keywords: fiscal transparency, fiscal activities, budget documentation, contingent liabilities, fiscal policy

Summary Table of Principles and Basic Requirements of Fiscal Transparency Principles...

Extrabudgetary Funds

Extrabudgetary Funds »

Source: Extrabudgetary Funds

Volume: 2010

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Dimitar Radev , and Richard Allen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2010

ISBN: 9781455279470

Keywords: extrabudgetary fund, fiscal earmarking, agency model, budget, financial management, revenues, budget process, ebf

This technical note1 addresses the following main questions: 1. What are the definition, classification, and typology of extrabudgetary funds (EBFs)? 2. Why do EBFs exist? 3. What are the problems created by EBFs?...

Glossary

Glossary »

Source: Manual on Fiscal Transparency (2007)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Dawn Rehm , and Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066618

Keywords: fiscal transparency, fiscal activities, budget documentation, contingent liabilities, fiscal policy

Accounting basis: Defined in IFAC (2000b) as “the body of accounting principles that determine when the effec...

I Clarity of Roles and Responsibilities

I Clarity of Roles and Responsibilities »

Source: Manual on Fiscal Transparency (2007)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Dawn Rehm , and Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066618

Keywords: fiscal transparency, fiscal activities, budget documentation, contingent liabilities, fiscal policy

32. This chapter discusses fiscal transparency principles and practices that concern the scope of government and the framework for fiscal management. They are crucial as a basis for assigning accountability...

II Open Budget Processes

II Open Budget Processes »

Source: Manual on Fiscal Transparency (2007)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Dawn Rehm , and Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066618

Keywords: fiscal transparency, fiscal activities, budget documentation, contingent liabilities, fiscal policy

109. The budget process and the information presented in the budget documentation are central to fiscal transparency. Almost without exception, the annual budget is the government’s main instrument for setti...

III Public Availability of Information

III Public Availability of Information »

Source: Manual on Fiscal Transparency (2007)

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Dawn Rehm , and Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066618

Keywords: fiscal transparency, fiscal activities, budget documentation, contingent liabilities, fiscal policy

177. Making fiscal information available to the public is a defining characteristic of fiscal transparency. 80 Principles and practices in this regard concern the provision of com...

Extrabudgetary Funds

Extrabudgetary Funds »

Volume: 10

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Dimitar Radev , and Richard Allen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455279470.005

ISBN: 9781455279470

Keywords: extrabudgetary fund, fiscal earmarking, agency model, budget, financial management, revenues, budget process, ebf

This technical note1 addresses the following main questions: 1. What are the definition, classification, and typology of extrabudgetary funds (EBFs)? 2. Why do EBFs exist? 3. What are the problems created by EBFs?...

Revenue Administration
			: Autonomy in Tax Administration and the Revenue Authority Model

Revenue Administration : Autonomy in Tax Administration and the Revenue Authority Model »

Volume: 10

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): William Joseph Crandall

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 June 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462353569.005

ISBN: 9781462353569

Keywords: Revenue administration, Governance, Tax administration, Revenue Authority, autonomy, public administration, civil service, budget management, ministry of finance,

This technical note focuses on the concept of autonomy and describes why it is important in public administration. There has been a tendency for governments to increase the autonomy of their departments and agencie...

Role of the Legislature in Budget Processes

Role of the Legislature in Budget Processes »

Volume: 10

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Ian Lienert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462398973.005

ISBN: 9781462398973

Keywords: budget, approval, parliament, legislature, government, executive, accountability, annual budget, appropriations, budgets

This paper examines the role of the legislature in budget processes. The paper highlights that for promoting good governance and fiscal transparency, the legislature's active engagement in the budget process is ess...

Transition to Accrual Accounting

Transition to Accrual Accounting »

Volume: 09

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Abdul Khan , and Stephen Mayes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462371730.005

ISBN: 9781462371730

Keywords: Government accounting, goverment accounting, accural accounting, cash accounting, GFSM 2001, goverment financial reporting, IPSASB, accounting standards, budget classification, chart of accounts

This technical note and manual addresses the following main questions: 1. What is accrual accounting? 2. What are the reasons for moving from cash to accrual accounting? 3. What are the differences between accrual...