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Budgetary forecasting in local government

new tools and techniques

by Howard A. Frank

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Published by Quorum Books in Westport, Conn .
Written in

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Local budgets -- United States -- Forecasting.,
    • Program budgeting -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-208) and index.

      StatementHoward A. Frank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ9147 .F7 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1399112M
      ISBN 100899307256
      LC Control Number93006765

      Make this year’s budget cycle shine. Questica’s local government and public sector budgeting software allows you to ditch time-consuming spreadsheets. Our operating, salary and capital multi-user budgeting system allow for multi-year budgeting and unlimited what-if funding scenarios, plus it can seamlessly integrate with your financial system. Cities, counties, and other local government agencies are increasingly adopting long-term financial forecasting as a critical component of their financial management practices. Too many governments have found out the hard way what can happen in the absence of a realistic forecast model, one that projects and quantifies the impact of potential.

      But the truth is, the municipal budget preparation process can be downright difficult. So in order to succeed, it’s critical to make sure your process is smooth and well thought out. The National Advisory Council of State and Local Budgeting neatly summarizes five municipal budgeting best practices: “A good budget process. Revenue Forecasting in Local Government Dale Roenigk School of Government 4 Slide 13 We need to first know where our revenue comes from. We need to know how revenue is generated. Many revenue sources in most local governments (40 ). Focus most attention on largest sources. What laws and rules, state and local, apply?

      Unfortunately, the problems with forecasting local government budgets are substantial and the state of the art is primitive. The purpose of this paper is to make a modest extension to this literature by developing and applying a relatively straightforward local government budgetary forecasting model. If goals are unclear or disconnected from the local government budget-setting process, an organization can suffer some major breakdowns. Breakdowns When Local Government Budgeting Isn’t Linked To Strategy. Failing to link your government’s strategic plan with the budget may be the single most important factor in poor financial performance.


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