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Budget Information

Tennessee's Budgetary Process

Preparation, deliberation, and execution of the budget is a continual process throughout the year. Tennessee's budget process begins in August of each year when the Commissioner of Finance and Administration issues budget instructions to all departments and agencies of state government. This link provides more detail about the budget process in the State of Tennessee.

2021-22 Local Government Recovery and Rebuilding Grants

One-time grants to local governments for the purpose of IT hardware upgrades, capital maintenance, utility system upgrades, road projects, public safety, and school construction/renovation. Local jurisdictions will receive a direct appropriation letter via email from the department of Finance and Administration no later than July 31, 2021. Information about the process for accessing the grants will be included in the letter.

State Revenues

The Budget Division develops estimates of monthly tax revenues based on the work of various economic advisors and the actions of the State Funding Board. Actual tax revenue collections are monitored throughout the year against these estimates. This link connects to more information regarding tax revenue estimates and monthly collection reports.

Federal Receipts Reporting

The Budget Division is required to report every other year on federal aid collections compared to budget for designated state agencies, along with an analysis of the impact of targeted reductions to these programs. This link connects to the latest report. 

Career Opportunities in the Budget Division

The Division of Budget is always looking for highly motivated professionals to join our team. This link will provide more information about current career opportunities in the Budget Division.