ON THE BASIS OF TIME
• Long term budget: as per the National Association of Accountants, America, a long term budget is a systematic and formalized process for purposeful controlling and directing future operations in the direction of a desired objective for periods extending beyond one year.
• Short term budget: It covers a budget period of less then one year or one year.
• Current budget: This budget covers a very short period like a month or a quarter. They are basically short term budgets adjusted to prevailing circumstances or current conditions.