The work deals with problems of budgeting in the context of the economic crisis. Classification of the budget is considered and their characteristics are given. For each budget, it has proposed a system of indicators. Recommendations were made for the algorithm for calculating these indicators. Particular attention is given to the cost optimization.
Тhe article considers accounts Valuation and Budget rules - documents, regulating the budget process, or the process of compiling, approving, implementing and controlling of implementation of the state scheduling of income and expenses in Russia of the end of 19th - beginning of 20th century. The named documents are to be a foundation of present budget law in Russia, that supposes their detailed research.