Aims

Some of the Stability and Growth Pact's rules aim to prevent fiscal policies from heading in potentially problematic directions, while others are there to correct excessive budget deficits or excessive public debt burdens.

Commission guidance on fiscal policy orientations for 2021

On 19 September 2020 the European Commission sent a guidance letter to each Member State on the fiscal policy orientations for 2021. The letters sent to the euro area countries can be found here.

Draft budgetary plans 2021

Non-euro area countries :

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Detailed guidance on how the European Commission applies the rules of the Stability and Growth Pact:

Guidance on how to strengthen the link between structural reforms, investment and fiscal responsibility in support of jobs and growth: