Budgeting, Zero Based

This is an approach used in accountancy in which, instead of developing a new budget based on historical budgets through a percentage increase or decrease, each line in the budget has to be justified from a zero base. This reflects the fact that budgets can sometimes reflect historical priorities rather than current priorities. The aim is to force real thinking about what is or is not needed in future, regardless of past processes or expenses.

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