OMB Circular A-11

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OMB Circular A–11 (2013), Entire File (PDF Version)  (792 pages, 11 mb)
OMB Circular A–11 (2013), Entire File (ZIP FILE)  (24 mb)

OMB Circular A–11, Revised Transmittal Memorandum (November Update—11/5/13  (2 pages, 247 kb)
OMB Circular A–11, Revised Transmittal Memorandum #87—7/26/13  (2 pages, 273 kb)
Table of Contents  (20 pages, 245 kb)
Guide to OMB Circular No. A–11   (4 pages, 72 kb)
Summary of Changes  (2 pages, 75 kb)

PART 1

General Information

10.  Overview of the budget   (10 pages, 146  kb)
15.  Basic budget laws  (4 pages, 56 kb)
20.  Terms and concepts   (46 pages, 653 kb)
22.  Communications with the Congress and the public and clearance requirements   (4 pages, 60 kb)

PART 2

Preparation and Submission of Budget Estimates

I. General Policies and Requirements

25.  Summary of requirements  (8 pages, 150 kb)
31.  Policies, laws, and other general requirements for budget estimates   (12 pages, 124 kb)
32.  Personnel compensation, benefits, and related costs   (6 pages, 72 kb)

II. The Budget Submission

51.  Basic justification materials   (10 pages, 112 kb)
52.  Information on financial management   (6 pages, 68 kb)
54.  Rental payments for space and land   (6 pages, 112 kb)
55.  Information technology investments   (6 pages, 112 kb)

III. MAX Data and Other Materials Required After Passback

79.  The budget data system   (14 pages, 127 kb)
80.  Development of baseline estimates   (6 pages, 66 kb)
81.  Policy and baseline estimates of budget authority, outlays, and receipts (schedules A, S, R, and K)   (8 pages, 93 kb)
82. Combined schedule X    (Revised—November 2013)  (48 pages, 830 kb)
83.  Object classification (schedule O)   (32 pages, 319 kb)
84.  Character classification (schedule C)  (10 pages, 164 kb)
85.  Estimating employment levels and the employment summary (schedule Q)  (8 pages, 164 kb)
86.  Special schedules    (Revised—November 2013)   (20 pages, 174 kb)
95.  Budget Appendix and print materials  (22 pages, 176 kb)
              MAX User Guide

PART 3

Selected Actions Following Transmittal of the Budget

110.  Supplementals and amendments  (8 pages, 147 kb)
112.  Deferrals and Presidential proposals to rescind or cancel funds  (14 pages, 125 kb)
113.  Investment transactions  (12 pages, 120 kb)

 PART 4

Instructions on Budget Execution

I. Apportionment and Reapportionments

120.  Apportionment process    (Revised—November 2013)   (52 pages, 304 kb)
123.  Apportionments under continuing resolutions   (6 pages, 90 kb)
124.  Agency operations in the absence of appropriations  (4 pages, 82 kb)

II. Budget Execution Reports

130.  SF 133, Report on Budget Execution and Budgetary Resources    (Revised—November 2013)  (26 pages, 230 kb)

III. Other Reports

135.  Procedures for monitoring Federal outlays  (18 pages, 570 kb)
140.  Reports on unvouchered expenditures   (4 pages, 50 kb)
145.  Requirements for reporting Antideficiency Act violations   (8 pages, 86 kb)
150.  Administrative control of funds   (4 pages, 50 kb)

PART 5

Federal Credit

185.  Federal credit   (92 pages, 684 kb)

PART 6  

Strategic Plans, Annual Performance Plans, Performance Reviews, and Annual Program Performance Reports

Executive Summary   (6 pages, 151 kb)
200.  Overview of the Federal performance framework   (20 pages, 268 kb)
210.  Performance.gov and public reporting   (14 pages, 127 kb)
220.  Cross-agency priority goals and Federal performance plan   (4 pages, 54 kb)
230.  Agency strategic planning   (10 pages, 60 kb)
240.  Annual performance planning   (6 pages, 79 kb)
250.  Agency priority goals   (8 pages, 70 kb)
260.  Annual performance reporting   (6 pages, 67 kb)
270.  Performance and strategic reviews   (12 pages, 86 kb)
280.  Federal program inventory   (8 pages, 101 kb)
290.  Elimination of unnecessary agency plans and reports   (4 pages, 46 kb)

PART 7

Appendices

A.  Scorekeeping guidelines  (8 pages, 156 kb)
B.  Budgetary treatment of lease-purchases and leases of capital assets  (10 pages, 170 kb)
C.  Listing of OMB agency/bureau and Treasury codes   (16 pages, 226 kb)
F.  Format of SF132, SF133, schedule P, and SBR    (Revised—November 2013)  (64 pages, 497 kb)
G.  Crosswalk between Antideficiency Act and Title 31 of the U.S. Code  (10 pages, 145 kb)
H.  Checklist for funds control regulations  (6 pages, 68 kb)
J.  Principles of budgeting for capital asset acquisitions   (6 pages, 74 kb)
K.  Selected OMB guidance and other references regarding capital assets  (2 pages, 54 kb)
Supplement to Part 7—Capital Programming Guide  (104 pages, 1.8 mb)

INDEX  (8 pages, 273 kb)