This department develops and carries out the Commission's policies on:

Its responsibilities include:

  • prepare the Commission's budget proposals, which are then voted on by the European Parliament and the Council
  • manage EU expenditure
  • allocate resources to Commission departments
  • collect budget contributions from EU countries
  • manage the treasury function, execute all payments and receive all income to the EU budget
  • publish EU annual accounts
  • propose and implement the regulatory framework for the EU budget
  • coordinate the discharge procedure from the preparation to the follow-up of the European Parliament’s and Council’s discharge recommendations
  • report on implementation of EU budget
  • manage ABAC, which is the Commission’s accounting system

Plans and reports

Commission work programme – overview of institution-wide deliverables for current year

Strategic plan – department strategy, objectives for 2020-2024

Management plan – department forecasted outputs, activities, resources for current year

Annual activity report – department achievements, resources used during previous year

Leadership and organisation

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