Kentucky Budgeting System

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

Link to KBUD Application
KBUD Application

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2022-2024 Budget Preparation

2022-24 Branch Budget Request Manual​

2022-2024 Budget Officer Briefing-Budget Instructions

2224 KBUD Budget Preparation Manual (State Agencies)

2224 KBUD Postsecondary Budget Preparation Manual (Universities Only)​

2224 Historical Change Request​

History Change Form Guidance for Budget Requests​

Things to do before the personnel runs arrive​

KBUD Budget Preparation Refresher

2224 KBUD Budget Objects.xlsx

Aids to Calculation not included in the Branch Budget Instructions Manual

Appendix E Authorized Personnel Positions

Average filled FY20 FY21

Governmental Services Center 2022-2024​

Workers' Compensation 2022-2024​

Salary and Fringe Benefits 2022-2024

Personnel Board Assessment 2022-2024

Social Security Medicare Rates 2022-2024

Fire and Tornado Rates 2022-2024

Facilities Rate Schedule 2022-2024

Facilities Security 2022-2024

Fleet Rates 2022-2024

COT Rates 2022-2224​​​​

Budget Request Templates   





2224 ScheduleofPlannedContractActivity.xlsx


2224Debt Service Template.xls​​

Kentucky Budgeting System