VCN – Deputy Minister Le Minh Khai has signed Decision 30/2021/QD-TTg on principles, criteria and norms for allocation of recurrent expenditure estimates of the State budget in 2022.
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According to the Decision, the development of a system of norms for allocation of recurrent expenditure estimates of the State budget aims to implement goals and tasks of the socio-economic development plan, ensure national defense and security; give priority to the allocation of funds for key areas and ethnic minorities, mountainous areas with special difficulties, and border areas and islands.
The allocation of recurrent expenditure estimates of the State budget must be consistent with the balance of the State budget in 2022, the 3-year financial-state budget plan for 2022-2024, and the 5-year national financial plan for 2021-2025.
It concentrates resources to implement wage reform according to Resolution 27-NQ/TW and Resolution of the National Assembly. The allocation also enhances efficiency of the use of the State budget and strives to reduce the proportion of recurrent expenditures, contributing to structuring the State budget, restructuring the administrative management apparatus, public delivery service units, administrative units at district and commune levels, streamlining staff, implementing salary reform and social insurance of the Party and the State, and implementing political tasks of each ministry and central and local government agencies.
The allocation must practice thrift and combat wastefulness; reform administrative procedures to improve the quality of public services, effectively use the State budget; renovate financial management for the public service delivery units to reduce the direct support for those, and increase sources to ensure policies to support the poor and other entities accessing public services, encourage socialization, and mobilize social resources for socio-economic development.
It must strengthen the initiative, associated with the functions, tasks, regimes and policies of State budget expenditure. The recurrent expenditures must be included in administrative management expenditure norms of ministries, central and local government agencies. Expenses for conferences, seminars and business trips abroad must be reduced. It must give priority in allocating funds to the judicial bodies, the State Audit, and the Government Inspectorate.
Criteria and norms for allocation of state management expenditure estimates
The allocation of the Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Procuracy, the Ministry of Justice, the State Audit, the Government Inspectorate; and other ministries and central government agencies:
The criteria for allocation of these agencies will be based on the number of staff assigned by the competent agencies on the basis of working positions and civil servant structure in accordance with the functions, tasks and workload of each ministry or central and local government agencies.
These agencies are allocated funds to ensure the payment of salaries, allowances and salary-based contributions, and the funds to implement specific tasks of each ministry and central government agency.
The decision provides the allocation norms under criteria as follows: agencies of the Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Procuracy, the Ministry of Justice, the State Audit, and the Government Inspectorate will be applied a general norm of VND72 million/staff.
The remaining ministries, central government agencies will be applied the norm under a regressive method. The number of staff assigned by competent agencies to each ministry or central government agency is divided into different levels with the first level of 100 staff or less.
The budget allocation norm gradually decreases according to the staff levels, as follows: from 100 staff or less: the allocation norm is VND70 million/staff; from the 101st to the 500th staff at VND65 million/staff; from the 501st to the 1,000th staff at VND61 million/staff; from the 1,001st staff or more at VND 57 million/staff.
The allocation norms include recurrent expenditures for the operation of agencies; expenses for business trip, organizing conferences, office supplies, payment for public services, operation of the agency's headquarters, expenditures on operational support for Party and mass organizations in the agency; expenditure on wages, labor wages and expenses for contract labourers.
By Thu Diu/Ngoc Loan