NATIONAL BUDGET CIRCULAR 542
National Budget Circular 542, issued by the Department of Budget and Management on August 29, 2012, reiterates compliance with Section 93 of the General Appropriations Act of FY2012. Section 93 is the Transparency Seal provision, to wit:

Sec. 93. Transparency Seal. To enhance transparency and enforce accountability, all national government agencies shall maintain a transparency seal on their official websites. The transparency seal shall contain the following information: (i) the agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information; (ii) annual reports, as required under National Budget Circular Nos. 507 and 507-A dated January 31, 2007, and June 12, 2007, respectively, for the last three (3) years; (iii) their respective approved budgets and corresponding targets immediately upon approval of this Act; (iv) major programs and projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under E.O. No. 43, s. 2011; (v) the program/projects beneficiaries as identified in the applicable special provisions; (vi) status of implementation and program/project evaluation and/or assessment reports; and (vii) annual procurement plan, contracts awarded, and the name of contractors/suppliers/consultants. The respective heads of the agencies shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with this section

A Transparency Seal, prominently displayed on the main page of the website of a particular government agency, is a certificate that it has complied with the requirements of Section 93. This Seal links to a page within the agency’s website which contains an index of downloadable items of each of the above-mentioned documents.

Table of Contents

I. Agency’s Mandate, Functions, and Officials

II. Annual Financial Reports

Budget Accountability Report (BAR)

BAR No. 1
Quarterly Physical Report of Operations/Physical Plan

  • FY 2024

2nd Quarter

3rd Quarter

4th Quarter

Financial Accountability Reports (FAR)

FAR No.1
SAAOBDB (Statement of Appropriations, Allotment, Obligation, Disbursement, and Balances)

FY 2024

  • 2nd Quarter
    • FAR 1 Current
    • FAR 1A Current
    • FAR 1B Current
    • FAR 1 Continuing
    • FAR 1A Continuing
    • FAR 1B Continuing
  • 3rd Quarter
    • FAR 1 Current
    • FAR 1A Current
    • FAR 1B Current
    • FAR 1 Continuing
    • FAR 1A Continuing
    • FAR 1B Continuing

  • 4th Quarter
    • FAR 1 Current
    • FAR 1A Current
    • FAR 1B Current
    • FAR 1 Continuing
    • FAR 1A Continuing
    • FAR 1B Continuing

FAR No. 3
Annual Financial Reports

FAR No. 4
Monthly Report of Disbursements

  • FY 2024

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

FAR No. 5
Quarterly Report on Revenue and Other Receipts

  • FY 2024

2nd Quarter

3rd Quarter

4th Quarter

FAR No. 6
Statement of Approved Budget, Utilizations, Disbursements, and Balances for Trust Receipts

  • FY 2022

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

3rd Quarter

4th Quarter

  • FY 2021

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

3rd Quarter

4th Quarter

  • FY 2020

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

3rd Quarter

4th Quarter

Statement of Allotments, Obligations, and Balances

Budget Execution Documents

III. DBM Approved Budget and Corresponding Targets

IV. Projects, Programs and Activities, Beneficiaries, and Status of Implementation

  • FY 2023
    • Major Projects, Programs, and Activities
    • Beneficiaries
    • Status of Implementation
  • FY 2022
    • Major Projects, Programs, and Activities
    • Beneficiaries
    • Status of Implementation
  • FY 2021
    • Major Projects, Programs, and Activities
    • Beneficiaries
    • Status of Implementation
  • FY 2020
    • Major Projects, Programs, and Activities
    • Beneficiaries
    • Status of Implementation

  • FY 2019
    • Major Projects, Programs, and Activities
    • Beneficiaries
    • Status of Implementation

  • FY 2018
    • Major Projects, Programs, and Activities
    • Beneficiaries
    • Status of Implementation

V. Annual Procurement Plan

VI. System Ranking Delivery Units

VII. Quality Management System Certified by an International Certifying Body or Agency Operations Manual

VIII. The Agency Review and Compliance Procedure of Statements and Financial Disclosure

  • FY 2019
    • SALN Certification
    • SALN Compliance Procedure
    • SALN Compliance Committee
  • FY 2018
    • SALN Certification
    • SALN Compliance Procedure
    • SALN Compliance Committee

IX. The Final People’s Freedom to Information (FOI)

X. Compliance Certifications and Reports