The mission of the Local Government Section is to promote the financial integrity and fiscal accountability of Florida’s local government entities.
The County Funded Court-Related Functions Report, pursuant to Section 29.0085, F.S., is due to the Department of Financial Services by January 31, 2013. The report should be submitted with the county's independent auditor's Statement of Compliance (Statement) with Sections 29.008,F.S. and 29.0085,F.S. The report and Statement can be submitted electronically to the Department's Local Government email address at firstname.lastname@example.org. The FY 2012 template and instructions are provided below.
The Bureau of Financial Reporting's Local Government Section has released the 2012-2013 revenue and expenditure chart of accounts.
Chapter 2012-126, Laws of Florida, amended Section 373.536 (4)(e), Florida Statutes, to require each water management district to provide a monthly financial statement in the form and manner prescribed by the Department of Financial Services to the district's governing board and make such monthly financial statement available for public access on its website.
The deadline for submitting the 2011-2012 Annual Financial Report (AFR) to the Department of Financial Services for local governments is nine months after the close of the fiscal year. For those governments that close:
The 2012 files are presently available for completion and submission. This deadline is for all local governments whether a 2012 independent audit was produced or not.
Access to the online AFR submission program, "Local Government Electronic Reporting " (LOGER) system is through the Section's homepage (below). Please forward any questions or password requests to the Section's inbox at email@example.com or call 850-413-5571.
The Local Government Section's web-based, AFR system called Local Government Electronic Reporting or LOGER should be used for submitting any AFRs. (User ID and Password required.) Email the Local Government Section at firstname.lastname@example.org for ID and password.