The aim of this paper is to analyze what are the standout features in national production on budgeting in terms of articles, authors, journals and references. Journals selected for this study are part of Qualis (2012) with strata between A2 and B2, 38 articles about budget were selected. In the results, regarding research methods, we can see a greater use of case studies. Besides checking the relevance of the work by the quantity of citations in Google Scholar, were also observed aspects as the most prolific authors, most referenced authors, authors by number of articles and keywords most used. It was noticed that most of the work about budgeting are related to public area, and among the topics researched predominate studies on budgeting and planning.