Germany Westerkappeln Municipality 2019

I. Budget reliability
Scores by Dimension
Overall Indicator Score
Indicator
1. Aggregate expenditure outturn
A
Indicator
1.1 Aggregate expenditure outturn
A
2. Expenditure composition outturn
B
Indicator
2.1 Expenditure composition outturn by function
B
2.2 Expenditure composition outturn by economic type
B
2.3 Expenditure from contingency reserves
NA
3. Revenue outturn
B+
Indicator
3.1 Aggregate revenue outturn
A
3.2 Revenue composition outturn
B
II. Transparency of public finances
Scores by Dimension
Overall Indicator Score
Indicator
4. Budget classification
B
Indicator
4.1 Budget classification
B
5. Budget documentation
A
Indicator
5.1 Budget documentation
A
6. Central government operations outside financial reports
A
Indicator
6.1 Expenditure outside financial reports
A
6.2 Revenue outside financial reports
A
6.3 Financial reports of extrabudgetary units
NA
7. Transfers to subnational governments
B+
Indicator
7.1 System for allocating transfers
A
7.2 Timeliness of information on transfers
B
8. Performance information for service delivery
D
Indicator
8.1 Performance plans for service delivery
D
8.2 Performance achieved for service delivery
D
8.3 Resources received by service delivery units
D
8.4 Performance evaluation for service delivery
D
9. Public access to fiscal information
B
Indicator
9.1 Public access to fiscal information
B
III. Management of assets and liabilities
Scores by Dimension
Overall Indicator Score
Indicator
10. Fiscal risk reporting
C
Indicator
10.1 Monitoring of public corporations
D
10.2 Monitoring of subnational governments
NA
10.3 Contingent liabilities and other fiscal risks
B
11. Public investment management
C+
Indicator
11.1 Economic analysis of investment proposals
D
11.2 Investment project selection
B
11.3 Investment project costing
A
11.4 Investment project monitoring
B
12. Public asset management
B
Indicator
12.1 Financial asset monitoring
B
12.2 Nonfinancial asset monitoring
C
12.3 Transparency of asset disposal
A
13. Debt management
B
Indicator
13.1 Recording and reporting of debt and guarantees
A
13.2 Approval of debt and guarantees
A
13.3 Debt management strategy
D
IV. Policy-based fiscal strategy and budgeting
Scores by Dimension
Overall Indicator Score
Indicator
14. Macroeconomic and fiscal forecasting
A
Indicator
14.1 Macroeconomic forecasts
A
14.2 Fiscal forecasts
B
14.3 Macrofiscal sensitivity analysis
A
15. Fiscal strategy
B+
Indicator
15.1 Fiscal impact of policy proposals
A
15.2 Fiscal strategy adoption
A
15.3 Reporting on fiscal outcomes
C
16. Medium-term perspective in expenditure budgeting
D+
Indicator
16.1 Medium-term expenditure estimates
C
16.2 Medium-term expenditure ceilings
D
16.3 Alignment of strategic plans and medium-term budgets
B
16.4 Consistency of budgets with previous year’s estimates
D
17. Budget preparation process
C
Indicator
17.1 Budget calendar
A
17.2 Guidance on budget preparation
D
17.3 Budget submission to the legislature
D
18. Legislative scrutiny of budgets
D+
Indicator
18.1 Scope of budget scrutiny
A
18.2 Legislative procedures for budget scrutiny
A
18.3 Timing of budget approval
D
18.4 Rules for budget adjustment by the executive
A
V. Predictability and control in budget execution
Scores by Dimension
Overall Indicator Score
Indicator
19. Revenue administration
C+
Indicator
19.1 Rights and obligations for revenue measures
C
19.2 Revenue risk management
D
19.3 Revenue audit and investigation
D
19.4 Revenue arrears monitoring
A
20. Accounting for revenue
A
Indicator
20.1 Information on revenue collections
A
20.2 Transfer of revenue collections
A
20.3 Revenue accounts reconciliation
A
21. Predictability of in-year resource allocation
A
Indicator
21.1 Consolidation of cash balances
A
21.2 Cash forecasting and monitoring
A
21.3 Information on commitment ceilings
A
21.4 Significance of in-year budget adjustments
A
22. Expenditure arrears
A
Indicator
22.1 Stock of expenditure arrears
A
22.2 Expenditure arrears monitoring
A
23. Payroll controls
A
Indicator
23.1 Integration of payroll and personnel records
A
23.2 Management of payroll changes
A
23.3 Internal control of payroll
A
23.4 Payroll audit
A
24. Procurement
C+
Indicator
24.1 Procurement monitoring
C
24.2 Procurement methods
NA
24.3 Public access to procurement information
C
24.4 Procurement complaints management
B
25. Internal controls on nonsalary expenditure
A
Indicator
25.1 Segregation of duties
A
25.2 Effectiveness of expenditure commitment controls
A
25.3 Compliance with payment rules and procedures
A
26. Internal audit
A
Indicator
26.1 Coverage of internal audit
A
26.2 Nature of audits and standards applied
A
26.3 Implementation of internal audits and reporting
A
26.4 Response to internal audits
A
VI. Accounting and reporting
Scores by Dimension
Overall Indicator Score
Indicator
27. Financial data integrity
A
Indicator
27.1 Bank account reconciliation
A
27.2 Suspense accounts
A
27.3 Advance accounts
NA
27.4 Financial data integrity processes
A
28. In-year budget reports
D+
Indicator
28.1 Coverage and comparability of reports
C
28.2 Timing of in-year budget reports
D
28.3 Accuracy of in-year budget reports
A
29. Annual financial reports
C+
Indicator
29.1 Completeness of annual financial reports
A
29.2 Submission of reports for external audit
C
29.3 Accounting standards
C
VII. External scrutiny and audit
Scores by Dimension
Overall Indicator Score
Indicator
30. External audit
A
Indicator
30.1 Audit coverage and standards
A
30.2 Submission of audit reports to the legislature
A
30.3 External audit follow-up
A
30.4 Supreme Audit Institution independence
A
31. Legislative scrutiny of audit reports
B
Indicator
31.1 Timing of audit report scrutiny
A
31.2 Hearings on audit findings
A
31.3 Recommendations on audit by the legislature
C
31.4 Transparency of legislative scrutiny of audit reports
C
NO PILLAR
Scores by Dimension
Overall Indicator Score
Indicator
HLG-1 Predictability of transfers from higher level of Government
NU
Indicator
HLG-1.1 Annual deviation of actual total HLG transfers from the original total estimated amount provided by HLG to the SN entity for inclusion in the latter’s budget
NU
HLG-1.2 Annual variance between actual and estimated transfers of earmarked grants
NU
HLG-1.3 In-year timeliness of transfers from HLG (compliance with timetables for in-year distribution of disbursements agreed within of month of the start of the SN fiscal year)
NU