Discuss some of the highlights of the budget.

Discussion: budgets

Using the government you selected in the Module One discussion, locate and post a link to the latest adopted budget in your initial post. Additionally, address the following:

  • Describe the type of budget (i.e., line item, program, performance).
  • Discuss some of the highlights of the budget.
  • Based on what you expected after reading Chapter Four, what was different about your budget?

(book of study: Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting: Theory and Practice. Tenth Ed. by Robert J. Freeman, Craig D. Shoulders, Gregory S. Allison, G. Robert Smith, Jr.)

link to NYC 2015 CAFE

http://comptroller.nyc.gov/wp-content/uploads/documents/CAFR2015.pdf

link to Budget Format

http://global.oup.com/us/companion.websites/fdscontent/uscompanion/us/static/companion.websites/9780195387452/Budget%20Formats%204-10.pdf

link to latest adopted budget 2015

http://council.nyc.gov/downloads/pdf/budget/2015/FY15%20Schedule%20C%20Template%20-%20Final.pdf

 

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