COUNTIES & MUNICIPALITIES

A significant portion of our practice includes providing audit and accounting services to counties and municipalities. Our professionals understand the demands placed on governmental bodies and utilize our expertise to help them achieve their mission. 

We are familiar with a number of specialized areas specific to counties and municipalities:

Compliance with Florida Statutes over: 

  • Budget Permits 

  • Impact Fees 

  • Investment of Public Funds 

  • Article V Compliance 

  • Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRA's)

  • ​Rules of the Auditor General 

  • Uniform Guidance 

  • Ad valorem and non-ad valorem tax assesments 

  • Budget Compliance 

  • Restricted Revenue Resources 

  • Utility Rate Tariff's 

  • Over-under recovery of power costs

Services

  • Financial Statement Audits I/A/W Yellow Book and Florida Auditor General Rules

  • Financial Statement Preparation including participation in GFOA CAFR Certificate of Achievement Program

  • Federal and State Single Audits - All Programs

  • Agreed Upon Procedure Agreements

  • Pension Plan Audits - General Employees, Police Officers, and Firefighters

  • Special Audit Reports for County Clerks, Landfill Closure, and Revolving Loan Funds 

  • Bond Issue Assistance - Parity Certificates, Flow of Funds, and Consent Letters

  • Utility Accounting for Electric, Gas, Water, Wastewater, and Sanitation

  • Utility Billing System Reviews

  • Community Redevelopment Agency Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) Audits

  • Assistance Implementing New GASB Standards

  • Internal Controls & Fraud Assesments

  • Tax Consultation - All Areas 

  • Client CPE

Our Quality Commitment

As a member of the American Institute of CPAs Governmental Audit Quality Center, we are committed to adhering to the highest quality standards by voluntarily agreeing to the Center membership requirements, which include designing partners responsible for the quality of our governmental audit practice, establishing quality control programs, performing annual internal inspection procedures, and making our peer review report findings publicly available. 

In addition, as part of this commitment, our partners and managers are members of the following programs in the governmental accounting and auditing industry: 

  • FGFOA

  • FGFOA local chapters 

  • FGFOA Technical Resource Committee 

  • AICPA Single Audit Certificate Program 

  • Speakers at FGFOA annual conferences and local chapter meetings

Gainesville

Orlando

Ocala

Sarasota

Tallahassee

Lakeland

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