Help us to make this standard

Deprecated: This specification is deprecated. See here for an updated technical specification for government budget and spending data.

As we proceed to refine our ideas for an international spending standard, we hope to collaborate with a wide range of practicioners, from government to civil society, auditors to industry suppliers.

The idea of a standard format for expenditure data can only work if many re-users and data publishers join together to make a specification that is easy to implement and useful in practice.

We’re inviting everyone to contribute to this effort: