Budget Toolkit

Current Session: 2011 Legislative Session (FY2012)

Making sense of the state budget process can seem overwhelming at first. This toolkit is designed to make it easier to access and understand information about the budget process and fiscal policy options under consideration.

Start by reviewing some budget basics:

2011 Legislative Session (FY2012) Budget timelines and calendars

   

2011 Legislative Session (FY2012) SD Budget & Policy Project analysis

  1. Analysis by SD Budget & Policy Project
  2. Testimony by SD Budget & Policy Project
    • House Bill 1131 – lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services.
    • House Bill 1187 – provide for an interim study of the exemptions provided for the sales, use, and excise taxes imposed by the state
    • House Bill 1247 – make an appropriation to fund property and sales tax refunds for certain elderly persons nd persons with a disability
   

2011 Legislative Session (FY2012) Key South Dakota Government Budget Documents & Websites

  1. Governor Daugaard’s Budget Address for Fiscal Year 2012
  2. Legislative Research Council website
  3. Fiscal Analysis and Agency Documents submitted to Joint Appropriations Committee
   

How to get involved in the budget process

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