Kentucky Budgeting System

Kentucky Budgeting System (KBUD) is the budgeting system currently used by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It is integrated within the eMARS application. This page contains information and templates dealing with Preparation of the Executive Budget Recommendation and the Budget of the Commonwealth.

Link to eMARS/KBUD 4 Application
eMARS/KBUD 4 Application

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2024-2026 Budget Preparation

2024-2026 Branch Budget Request Manual

2024-2026 Budget Officer Briefing-Budget Instructions

2426 KBUD Budget Objects

2426 History Change Request

2426 History Change Form Guidance

2426 Budget Prep Refresher Training Presentation

Things to do before the personnel runs arrive.xls


Aids to Calculation not included in the Branch Budget Instructions Manual​

Government Services Center 2024-26.pdf

Workers Compensation Premiums for 2024-26.pdf

Facilities Security 2024-26.pdf

2024-2026 Facilities and Support Services - Rates for State-Owned Spaces.pdf

Fleet Rates 2024-26.pdf

FY22 and FY23 Average FT filled.pdf

COT Rates 2024-2026.pdf

Fire and Tornado 2024-2026.pdf

Personnel Board 2024-26.pdf​​​​​

Budget Request Templates   





2426 ScheduleofPlannedContractActivity.xlsx

2426 Schedule of Formula Allocation and Distribution.docx

2426 Debt Service Template.xlsx

Kentucky Budgeting System