Your partner in financial management and service excellence in the public sector, for a
better life for all in the Free State
To instil prudent financial management and good governance
The actions of every Provincial Treasury employee will be guided by the following values
We will be considerate in working with our stakeholders to realize shared goals. We will be
devoted, dedicated and involved
We will conduct ourselves with uncompromising standards and principles as individuals, as
teams and as a department
We will honour our commitments; we will take responsibility and we will act in a transparent
We will be honest, firm and decisive in our interaction with stakeholders
We will stay ahead by anticipating rather than reacting. We will be innovative and diligently
seek new ways to address challenges.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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