How the EU budget is financed: The "own resources" system and the debate on its reform

19-06-2014

This publication aims to provide a general overview of the system that ensures the financing of the EU budget as well as of the debate on its possible overhaul within the current legal framework. The document does not take into account possibilities which require modification of the EU Treaties.

This publication aims to provide a general overview of the system that ensures the financing of the EU budget as well as of the debate on its possible overhaul within the current legal framework. The document does not take into account possibilities which require modification of the EU Treaties.