As the chief financial officer for Sarasota County, the Clerk & Comptroller oversees the preparation and presentation of the County's financial statements, in accordance with guidelines established by the Government Accounting Standards Board, and other authoritative bodies.
The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) has been prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles as required by Florida Statute 218.32. This report provides a detailed view into the financial results and position of Sarasota County, and is consistently awarded the Governement Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
The Consolidated Major Revenue and Debt Report is prepared to identify and explain the nature, collection history, legal authorization, uses and restrictions of Sarasota County's primary revenue sources. The report also provides information on all outstanding county indebtedness, as well as an overview of the County's arbitrage issues.
The IMPACT Report, also known as the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), summarizes the financial activities of Sarasota County in a condensed and simplified manner. The report is designed to provide the citizens of Sarasota County with a better understanding of where County revenues come from and how those dollars were spent during the fiscal year.
The Monthly Financial Report provides information about selected revenue sources and expenditure information, as well as grant information. The report is intended to give an overall financial perspective and comparison to prior year's revenue at a certain point in time.