(1) Continued implementation of the annual budget expenditure quota system and efficient allocation of limited resources.
To reasonably and effectively allocate and use New Taipei City’s finances as well as to enable the agencies to achieve their agendas within limited resources, the annual budget expenditure quota system will continue to be carried out among the agencies, so that subject to the said limited quota range, every agency can, based on the zero-base principle, review the original budget for the purpose of controlling the agencies’ annual expenditure growth and relieve the city’s financial difficulties.
(2) Implementation of special fund budget management and enhancement of fund operation efficient allocation of limited resources.
The self-liquidating public construction projects are being handled with nonprofit special funds while with construction benefit sharing and the beneficiary pays principle, financial strategy multiple planning is thus being promoted. In order to ensure the stable operation of nonprofit special funds and optimal configuration of overall resources, the demand and supply of funds and potential demand will be regularly reviewed, as well as new projects carefully controlled and unnecessary spending reduced, with the aim of increasing the operational efficiency of funds.
(3) Strengthen intenal audits & intenal control mechanisms and promote accounting information systems to enhance the agencies’ financial efficiency and keep up with intenational standards.
The accounting business is being examined on a regular basis, or according to business needs, the projects are to be inspected flexibly, so that the accounting business and intenal audit mechanisms of New Taipei City’s agencies can be solidified. The agencies is urged to review and strengthen intenal control system design and the effectiveness of the implementation while intenal control systems will be developed gradually to carry out self-assessment and intenal auditoperations.
(4) Promotion of empowerment training and strengthening core competencies to improve DBAS staff’ qualities.
In order to enhance Department of Budget, Accounting & Statistics (DBAS) staff’ professional qualities, through basic training, rudimentary training, professional studies, and certificate examinations required for the staff, education training courses are to be planned separately, and lectures arranged about practical experience sharing based on the idea of “teaching is leaning,” which serve as a platform for DBAS staff to lean new knowledge, exchange work experience, and inherit experience.
(5) Refine & application of statistics and survey quality for enhancing data to support the city govenment’s decision-making services.
In order to improves the city govenment’s statistics service function, and to apply and analyze various municipal issues of concen to the public as a basis for drawing up policies and the govenment’s agenda so as to give full play to the function of statistics in supporting decision–making, statistics and indicators of New Taipei City are to be enriched and the official statistics administration system established. The statistical surveys conducted by the New Taipei City Govenment are being streamlined while surveys such as the Survey of Family Income and Expenditure, the Survey of Family Income and Expenditure by Record-keeping, the Survey of Consumer Price, and the Survey of Construction Cost are being refined in terms of the quality of survey data, which serve as a reference for developing New Taipei City’s construction projects, improving the lives of citizens, drafting social policies and implementing social welfare measures.