Local Government Finance - Someone, PLEASE Show Me the Money

Held November 6, 2009 in Los Angeles 

Everyone is looking for the money. Here’s a down-to-basics workshop designed to help unravel the mysteries of local government finance and budgeting. If you have ever mixed up a “net asset” with a “program revenue,” or wondered how property and sales tax revenues trickle down to local governments in California, this is the class for you! Let our team of financial wizards provide you with an overview of: Local government finance in California; How to really understand your own LAFCo budget; Why audits are important; and How to read and understand audited financial statements with confidence. In these stressed-out economic times, it’s more important than ever to have a basic understanding of local government finance and budget issues. Admit it – it’s probably worth the time and investment to sharpen the pencil and increase your financial IQ. We’ve assembled a great team to do just that!