SP: the amount of irregularities in the use of budget funds in 2017 has almost doubled


MOSCOW, may 16. /TASS/. Amount of revealed irregularities in the use of means of the Federal budget grew 1.8 times over the 2017 to 1.8 trillion rubles. A year earlier it amounted to 966 billion, according to the annual report the audit chamber of Russia.

“In 2017, the control and expert-analytical activities covered 4 thousand 841 object in all constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The total amount of the revealed violations and shortcomings in the receipt and use of funds of the budgetary system amounted to 1.8 trillion roubles (6 thousand 455 violations),” – said in the report.

According to the Ministry, the chamber has provided a return of 19.1 billion roubles in budgets of all levels of budgetary system of the Russian Federation and Union state budget last year, to 10.3 billion rubles more than the year before. Last year, according to the report, the chamber spent 319 of the control and expert-analytical activities against 321 in 2016.

The largest share (43.6 per cent) in the total amount of the revealed violations are violations of accounting, preparation and submission of accounting (financial) statements – EUR 813.6 billion, as well as violations in the formation and execution of budgets – 599,0 billion (32.1 percent of total violations).

The amount of violations in the implementation of state (municipal) procurement and procurement by certain types of legal entities amounted to 118.4 billion rubles, which is 2.2 times more than in 2016 (53,1 bn).

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