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The Independent Budget Office (IBO) is a publicly funded agency that provides nonpartisan information about New York City's budget to the public and their elected officials.

IBO presents its budgetary reviews, economic forecasts, and policy analyses in the form of reports, testimony, memos, letters, and presentations. IBO also produces guides to understanding the budget and provides online access to key revenue and spending data from past years.

 
Latest Releases

On the Far West Side: City’s Hudson Yards Interest Subsidies Reduced in Near Term, Yet Future Subsidies Remain
May 31, 2016; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 3 pages    PDF

Mayor Plans to Sink Rental Payment for Water System:
But Only One- to Three-Family Homeowners Will See Savings This Year
May 25, 2016; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 2 pages    PDF

Detailing the Changes: New Initiatives, Funding, and
Program Shifts for the City's Homeless Services
May 20, 2016; Focus On: The Executive Budget, 3 pages    PDF

421-a Extended Affordabilty Benefits
May 18, 2016; Letter & Memo, 10 pages    PDF

Re-estimating the Mayor's Executive Budget and
Financial Plan Through 2020:
A Slowing Local Economy But a Stable Budget Outlook
May 16, 2016; Report, 15 pages    PDF

How Much Has the Affordable Care Act Reduced the Share of
Uninsured Patients Treated by the City’s Public Hospitals?

April 21, 2016; New York City by The Numbers


Also Available

Re-estimating the Mayor's Executive Budget and
Financial Plan Through 2020:
A Slowing Local Economy But a Stable Budget Outlook
May 16, 2016; Report, 15 pages    PDF

Analysis of the Mayor's 2017 Preliminary Budget and
Financial Plan Through 2020
March 24, 2016; Report, 70 pages    PDF

The Fiscal Year Ahead: Despite Diminishing Job Growth,
Modest Gains in Tax Revenues, City Budget Remains Positive
December 21, 2015; Fiscal Outlook, 19 pages    PDF

Budget Options for New York City
December 2, 2015; Report, 98 pages   PDF

Understanding New York City's Budget: A Guide
June, 2013; Budget Guide, 16 pages

Understanding the Budget: A Guide to the Capital Budget
June, 2013; Budget Guide, 16 pages


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