Budget process in full bloom: will all AHs switch to direct interbudgetary relations?

According to Yanina Kazyuk, financial decentralisation coordinator of the Central Reform Office under MinRegion, all 665 amalgamated hromadas have legislative basis and indicators to draft local budgets.

On 4 December 2017, the Government approved the Draft Law of Ukraine “On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2018” and submitted it for consideration of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in the second reading.

“Article 29 of the draft law stipulates that in 2018 relations between the state budget and budgets of those amalgamated hromadas, which local councils acquire powers according to the results of the first local elections held in 2017, are established pursuant to Appendix No 11 to this draft law. Thus, interbudgetary transfers are foreseen for 299 AHs, where the first local elections were held or will be held in 2017. Therefore, all 665 AHs have legislative basis and indicators to draft local budgets,” said Yanina Kazyuk.

Taking into account that it is for the first time that the newly established AHs form budgets according to the programme-targeted method and plan expenditures under new budget powers, the Financial Monitoring Group experts of the Central Reform Office recommend not to waste time, but intensify work on the formation of their budgets with due account of interbudgetary relations with the state budget.

“We emphasise the need for taking appropriate measures in those hromadas where first elections will be held on 24 December 2017,” the expert said.

She reminded that the main requirements for drafting local budgets and their approval were stipulated by the provisions of Articles 75-77, points 18, 38 of Section VI “Final and Transitional Provisions” of the Budget Code of Ukraine.

In order for the experts of the Financial Monitoring Group of the Central Reform Office under MinRegion (with the support of the U-LEAD with Europe Programme and SKL International Project) to provide practical and methodical assistance to AH representatives, “Budget Process”, “Sources of Local Budget Revenues”, “State Road Fund”, “Instructions for preparing budget requests. Document Samples” materials were placed on the website “Decentralisation” in the “Finance” section.

06.12.2017 - 16:58 | Views: 3101
Budget process in full bloom: will all AHs switch to direct interbudgetary relations?

Tags:

biudzhet YA.Kaziuk finansova detsentralizatsiia Derzhbiudzhet2018

Source:

Share the news:

Read more:
Eab62a42f593287ed753fba8f0f940dc

16 January 2018

Рік роботи Затишанської ОТГ: п’ять пріоритетів...

За 2017 рік Затишанська об’єднана територіальна громада Захарівського району Одеської області пройшла шлях...

8db75309a94f8b3e85fc4b19bced1200

16 January 2018

Amalgamated hromadas of Chernivtsi Oblast –...

The first hromadas in the Chernivtsi Oblast were established in October 2015, when the first elections of deputies...

33b64cf6e5482344aee65d2fa2b3a448

16 January 2018

Українці вивчали досвід Польщі у сфері...

Метою навчання було запозичення комплексного досвіду Польщі з формування системи подолання кризових ситуацій від...