The framework for the central government finances, i.e. the ceiling for budget expenses, is decided by the Government. The frameworks and relevant procedures are detailed on the website of the Ministry of Finance.
Government programmes are published on the website of the Finnish Government.
The Parliament decides on the budget for each year. The Ministry of Finance publishes the documents on the various phases of its preparation.
The central government’s annual report provides information on the Government’s activities, the management of government finances, adherence to the government budget and measures taken on the decision of the Parliament. The Government’s annual report is published on the website of the Finnish Government. The annual report also includes a statement of the government finance controller’s statement indicating that the report is a true and fair representation of adherence to the budget.
The State Treasury presents its proposal for the final central government accounts to the Ministry of Finance by the end of March. The final central government accounts are attached to the government’s annual report. Proposals for the final central government accounts are published on the State Treasury’s website.