The Commission's revenue comes from the special regulatory contribution and from the sale of its publications. The Commission prepares its budget, which presents to the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit for its processing and approval, in accordance with the legal provisions governing the matter. Its resources are managed subject to laws 142 and 143 of 1994 and to the norms contained in the Organic Statute of the National Budget.
The expenses caused by the provision of the regulatory service entrusted to the Commission are borne by all entities subject to its regulation by means of the payment of the special tax referred to in article 85 of Law 142 of 1994 for the gas subsector gas; And article 22 of Law 143 of 1994, for the subsector of electric energy.
The calculation of the sum of the contribution payable by each taxpayer is made taking into account the operating expenses of the Commission in the respective annual period. The maximum rate of each contribution may not exceed one percent (1%) of the value of operating expenses, associated to the service subject to regulation, of the taxpayer in the year prior to the year in which the payment is made .