Directorate-General for Budget (BUDG)

This Directorate-General is responsible for keeping the expenses and the income of the annual budget of the EU within the prescribed limits. The DG also helps with the preparation of the annual budget of the EU.

The main tasks are:

  • proposing a budgetary regulatory framework
  • preparing the budgetary proposals and manage their follow-through up until adoption by the budgetary authority
  • managing the expenditure of the EU
  • appropriation and allocation of the budget
  • controlling and managing annual accounts
  • promoting sound financial management within Commission services


Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 2681 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
18.06.2024  .
Communication com(2024)120
09.04.2024  .
29.02.2024  Amendment of Regulations (EU) 2021/522, (EU) 2021/1057, (EU) 2021/1060, (EU) 2021/1139, (EU) 2021/1229, and (EU) 2021/1755 as regards the changes to the amounts of funds ...
Regulation com(2024)100
29.02.2024  Amendment of Regulation (EU) 2021/1148 as regards the financial envelope and the allocation for the thematic facility.
Regulation com(2024)301
29.02.2024  Technical adjustment of the multiannual financial framework for 2024 in accordance with Article 4 of Council Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2020/2093 laying down the ...
Communication com(2024)110


Legislation currently being implemented

There are 234 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
09.04.2024  .
29.02.2024  Amending budget N° 1 to the budget 2024 Amendments of the 2024 budget required due to the MFF revision.
23.08.2023  Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Romania and Italy in relation to natural disasters in 2022 and to Türkiye in relation to the earthquakes ...
Decision com(2023)381
05.07.2023  DRAFT The Union's annual budget for the 2024 financial year - General Introduction - General statement of expenditure - General statement of revenue - General statement ...
Decision com(2023)300
20.06.2023  Amendment of Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2020/2093 laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2021 to 2027.
Regulation com(2023)337


Legislation in force

There are at least 265 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
27.07.2020  DRAFT Union's annual budget for the financial year 2021.
03.05.2018  Implementing measures for the system of Own Resources of the EU.
Regulation com(2018)322
17.10.2016  Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2017.
Decision com(2016)678
19.10.2015  Amending budget N° 8 to the budget 2015 own resources European data protection supervisor.
Working paper com(2015)545
14.10.2015  Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument for immediate budgetary measures under the European Agenda on Migration.
Decision com(2015)514