Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

National Budget – Guide to the Budget Process

The Budget is the Government’s financial plan for a given period. The budget states how much money the Government intends to spend during a year (expenditure), what it intends to spend it on appropriation), and where it expects to get the money to pay for that spending (revenue).
The budget usually covers one year which is known as the fiscal year. In Trinidad and Tobago, the fiscal year begins on October 1 and ends September 30.