Office of the Governor - Greg Abbott

  • Phone: (512) 463-1778
  • Fax: (512) 463-1975
  • Address: 1100 San Jacinto
    Austin, Texas 78701

Budget and Policy Offices

The Budget and Policy Divisions advise the Governor regarding state fiscal matters in support of his statutory role as Texas’ Chief budget officer. The division also:

  • Prepares the Governor’s biennial budget recommendations to the Legislature.
  • Monitors state appropriations and operations.
  • Analyzes fiscal and economic issues.
  • Performs other duties determined by the Governor.

The policy office assigns each agency an advisor who is available to provide assistance on policy matters. This section includes information on:


Governor’s Proposed State Budgets


Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data Ending December 31st of Current Year for Instructions and Worksheet Templates*

Section 2101.0115, Government Code, was added by Act of May 26, 2001, 77th Leg., R.S. H.B. 2914 and requires state agencies to submit an Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data. This section no longer applies to an institution of higher education or university system. [see Section 2101.0115(d)(4)(e), Government Code, am. Acts 2011, 82nd Leg. (SB 5)]* This report includes nonfinancial schedules previously included in the Annual Financial Report. The Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data is due on December 31, of every calendar year. Instructions for submitting it are provided in the section titled, “How to Submit the Annual Report for Nonfinancial Data.” In addition to the required hard copies, please submit the Annual Report of Nonfinancial Data to the Office of the Governor, Budget Planning and Policy via email at nonfinancialdata [at] gov.texas.gov. *This section no longer applies to an institution of Higher Education or University System. [see Section 2101.0115(d)(4)(e), Government Code, am. Acts 2011, 82nd Leg. (SB 5)] ALL OTHER STATE AGENCIES WILL CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THIS REQUEST. If you have any questions please contact Budget, Planning and Policy’s main number at (512) 463-1778.


Agency Budget Instructions for 2012-13

Appellate Courts and Judicial Branch Agencies

Institutions and Agencies of Higher Education

Public Community/Junior Colleges

Worksheets and Templates


Strategic Planning Instructions


Statewide Cost Allocation Plans

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006


Operating Budget Instructions for FY 2010


Consultant Contract Guidelines


Annual Federal Funds Report

Senate Bill 59, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session amends section 772.009 of the Texas Government Code requiring that state agencies except institutions of higher education to submit, on an annual basis, the federal grants for which the agency has applied. Please submit the Annual Federal Funds Report to the Office of the Governor, Budget, Planning and Policy via email to federalfundsreporting [at] gov.texas.gov. If you have any questions please contact Budget, Planning and Policy’s main number at (512) 463-1778. Please submit federal funds report for the fiscal year by October 31.