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Manual on Fiscal Transparency (2007)

Manual on Fiscal Transparency (2007) »

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): Dawn Rehm , and Taryn Parry

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066618.069

ISBN: 9781589066618

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

The Manual on Fiscal Transparency provides an authoritative account and explanation of the revised IMF Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency (the Code). It expands and updates the 2001 edition of the Manual...

Transparency in Government Operations

Transparency in Government Operations »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): George Kopits , and J. Craig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 February 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756978.084

ISBN: 9781557756978

Keywords: fiscal transparency, fiscal policy, quasi-fiscal activities, fiscal activities, budget process

Transparency in government operations is widely regarded as an important precondition for macroeconomic fiscal sustainability, good governance, and overall fiscal rectitude. Notably, the Interim Committee, at its A...

Transparency in Central Bank Financial Statement Disclosures

Transparency in Central Bank Financial Statement Disclosures »

Source: Transparency in Central Bank Financial Statement Disclosures

Volume/Issue: 2000/186

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenneth Sullivan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2000

ISBN: 9781451859454

Keywords: central bank, financial statements, disclosure, transparency, IAS, interest, balance sheet, financial assets

The IMF’s development of the code of good practices on transparency in monetary and financial policies and introduction of safeguard assessments has increased the importance of the transparency of the disclo...

Transparency and Ambiguity in Central Bank Safety Net Operations

Transparency and Ambiguity in Central Bank Safety Net Operations »

Source: Transparency and Ambiguity in Central Bank Safety Net Operations

Volume/Issue: 1997/138

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Enoch

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1997

ISBN: 9781451930115

Keywords: Safety nets, transparency, ambiguity, lender-of-last-resort, banking, deposit insurance, bank failure, banking sector, banking crisis

To mitigate the risks of contagion from problems arising in the banking sector, many countries operate some form of banking sector safety net. Such safety nets generally involve a judicious mixture of transparency...

Overview

Overview »

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

Background 1. In 1998, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) introduced a Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency (hereafter, the Code), which led to a voluntary program of fis...

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...

IV Assurances of Integrity

IV Assurances of Integrity »

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

261. It is essential for fiscal transparency that fiscal data reported to the government meet basic criteria that attest to their quality, and that mechanisms be in place that provide assurances to the legis...

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...