Accounting/Financial Reporting

18 11, 2016

Property Tax Distributions

November 18th, 2016|

Question: We are gathering information on local government's share of property tax. If you have a few minutes and can send me your City, population and property tax share per dollar we would appreciate it. Download: Survey Results on Property Tax Distributions, 11-18-2016

24 08, 2016

Voided Check for ACH Direct Deposit

August 24th, 2016|

Question: Many Cities have procedures requiring a new employee to provide a voided check before their ACH Direct Deposit is processed. Some of our younger people have never written a check before, so to require them to obtain a bank check before they can sign up for ACH Direct Deposit may be difficult. What other options, if any, [...]

18 05, 2016

IRS Federal Payroll and 1099 Audit

May 18th, 2016|

Question: Advice regarding how to prepare for an IRS Federal Payroll and 1099 Audit. Download: Survey Results on Responses to IRS Federal Payroll and 1099 Audit, 5-17-2016

17 03, 2016

Notice of Account Closure from Bank of America

March 17th, 2016|

Question: Last year, the City of South Gate received a letter from Bank of America notifying us that they will no longer provide banking services to us. We’d like to know what other cities received similar notices, if any. Download: Survey Results on Notice of Account Closure from Bank of America, 3-14-2016

16 03, 2016

Scanning AP Invoices

March 16th, 2016|

Question: If you are currently scanning your AP invoices for distribution or records retention/archiving purpose, please share with us some information about your AP operations: Are you currently scanning your AP invoices for distribution or records retention/archiving? Brand name, model#, and cost of the scanner Name of software (if applicable), functionalities, and cost Name of the [...]

16 02, 2016

Successor Admin Allowance

February 16th, 2016|

Question: For those of you that receive the $250K Successor/RDA admin allowance can you tell me if you use the funds as expenditures or do you transfer the money to the General Fund as revenue? Download: Successor Admin Allowance Survey, 2-11-2016

2 11, 2015

Irrigation Costs Survey

November 2nd, 2015|

Question: We are trying to assess how other agencies factor in irrigation costs when billing commercial customers for sewer whose irrigation is not directly connected to a meter. Any feedback is greatly appreciated. Survey Results  

8 10, 2015

General Fund Reserve Survey

October 8th, 2015|

Summery of the General Fund Reserve Survey Survey

14 08, 2015

Collection Agencies

August 14th, 2015|

What collection agency do you currently use for business licensing and/or other collection accounts? Download: Collection Agencies Survey, City of San Leandro Accounting Manger Salary Survey, City of La Palma

8 09, 2014

Survey Results: Financial Advisor

September 8th, 2014|

Download: FA Survey 8-14-14-2 City of Huntington Beach - Financial Advisor RFP-9202012 City of Morgan Hill RFP for Financial Advisor City of Poway RFP 15-004 Financial Advisory Services City of Rohnert Park RFP_Financial Advisor City of San Luis Obispo - RFP for Financial Advisor 1997 City of Santa Maria - Financial Advisor RFP 11-10-7 City [...]