Budget Planning Cycle

Both the annual operating and capital budgets are developed on a regular cycle each year. Specific dates, including the deadlines for submitting quarterly forecasts, will change from year to year, but the overall general planning cycle remains constant.

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

The financial planning cycle can be illustrated as follows:

financial planning cycle

The above image can also be downloaded as a .pdf for handy reference.


FY2016 Forecast and FY2017 Planning deadlines

The planning calendar is shown below and can also be downloaded as a .pdf. Please consult the Budget and Financial Planning Calendar for updates to deadlines and dates.

financial planning cycle