Golikova allows for the adoption of the annual budget and for 2017

Golikova allows for the adoption of the annual budget and for 2017


The chamber has not yet decided on the basic structure of expenditures, which largely depends on the efficiency of the work, said the head of the accounting chamber Tatyana Golikova.

MOSCOW, 3 Feb. The head of audit chamber Tatyana Golikova does not exclude that the Federal budget for 2017 may be, as the budget for the current year is an annual.

“For now we need to decide: budget 2017 annual or we return to a three-year planning? But if back to three years, we now have to consider about structural reform in this budget to put and what is the cost structure in 2016 will become the primary for its formation”, — said Golikova in an interview with “Vedomosti”.

“It all depends on the degree of certainty and the political will to make decisions now. And they need to plan and take until October 2016,” — said the head of the accounting chamber concerning the possibility of adopting an annual budget for 2017.

“We have no way to determine the “bottom” that we have achieved both from the bottom we need to build. I mean the basic structure of spending, and it largely depends on the efficiency of work, we stay with the current expenses, and from those measures that are going to implement. Unable to decide on strategic measures, even in the medium term, and not arguing about it, the budget for three years to plan hard,” she said.