Sound finance is the foundation stone of sustainable development for a nation’s economy; furthermore, government functions depend on sufficient as well as stable financial resources. National competiveness also relies on reasonable and efficient distribution. According to the related laws such as the Budget Act and Public Debt Act, The Ministry of Finance (MOF) is responsible for raising funds. The Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting, and Statistics (DGBAS) shall prepare the general budget proposal of the central government by combining annual expenditures as well as annual revenues and then submit the proposal to the Executive Yuan. After the proposal is approved by the Executive Yuan, it should be turned over to the Legislative Yuan for deliberation four months before the beginning of the fiscal year. Finally, the approved general budget proposal shall be announced by the President and be followed as guidelines for all agencies when executing budgets.
Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics, Executive Yuan