Select Services Within the Bureau of Local Government Services - 271-0290-16

Description of Agency

The Bureau of Local Government Services provides various services to local units of government, including assisting the State Tax Commission in supervising the administration of State property tax laws; collecting certain taxes; reviewing and approving certain exemption applications; monitoring and approving local unit deficit elimination plans; auditing and overseeing the accounting and audits of local government; and reviewing applications for the issuance of debt.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of the Bureau’s efforts to ensure taxes and credits for property of select public utilities are properly assessed, applied, and paid to the General Fund.

  2. To assess the effectiveness of the Bureau’s efforts to ensure local units accurately and promptly pay select required taxes to the School Aid Fund.

  3. To assess the Bureau’s effectiveness related to reviewing and conducting audits of local units.

  4. To assess the effectiveness of Bureau’s efforts related to reviewing and approving the local units’ issuances of debt and deficit elimination plans.

Timing

Estimated Release Date: March 2019


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