Utilizing an agency wide biennial budget of just under $2 billion ($1,737,153,327) for Fiscal Year 2012 in state and federal funds, the Finance Division provides budget, accounting, cash receiving, expenditure, and payroll services to the agency and its stakeholders.

The Finance Division is responsible for following numerous statutes and rules and working closely with oversight agencies to ensure that the Department of Public Safety adheres to sound business practices, maintains financial control, and performs accurate and timely reporting.  Additionally, the Enterprise Risk Management section of the Finance Division is charged with minimizing harm to the physical, human, fiscal, and environmental resources of the agency.

The employees of the Finance Division continually strive to meet the needs of DPS customers in an effective and efficient manner while maintaining excellence in accountability to the government and people of Texas.