The Ministry of Finance (Swedish: Finansdepartementet) is a Swedish government ministry responsible for matters relating to economic policy, the central government budget, taxes, banking, security and insurance, international economic work, central, regional and local government.
The ministry has a staff of 490, of whom only 20 are political appointees. The political executive is made up of three ministers: the Minister for Finance – currently Mikael Damberg (s), the Minister for Financial Markets – currently Max Elger (s) and the Minister for Public Administration – currently Ida Karkiainen (s).
The ministry offices are located at Drottninggatan 21 in central Stockholm.
The Ministry of Finance is principal for the following government agencies: