First published on
29 June 2022

The financial regulation (Art.247) requires the Commission to communicate to the European Parliament and the Council a set of financial and accountability reports, which constitute essential input for the annual “discharge procedure”, through which the European Parliament and the Council hold the Commission accountable for the way it manages the EU budget.

The Integrated Financial and Accountability Reporting package consists of five reports on the implementation, performance, results, management and protection of the EU budget.


BrochureJuly 2022

Integrated Financial and Accountability Reporting – Overview 2021

Summary of the reports of the IFAR package and its key messages, and the main features of the EU budget.
Planning and management documents07 June 2022

Annual management and performance report 2021

Annual management and performance report 2021
Report28 June 2022

Annual accounts 2021

Consolidated annual accounts of the European Union and financial statement for 2021.
Report14 July 2022

Report on the follow-up to the discharge for the 2020 financial year

The Commission reports on how it proceeded with the requests made by the Parliament and the Council during the discharge procedure.
Report29 June 2022

Annual report on internal audits carried out in 2021 - Financial year 2021

Synthesis of the recommendations made by the Internal Audit Service and the actions taken on those recommendations.
Report14 July 2022

Long-term forecast of future inflows and outflows of the EU Budget (2023-2027)

Provides the payments and revenue forecast covering the next five years, based on the Multiannual Financial Framework.

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