The County had local tax revenue of $20,450,779 for the year ended June 30, 2012, which included $811,326 in tax credits from the state. The County forwarded $15,236,534 of the local tax revenue to the townships, school districts, cities and other taxing bodies in the County.
The County retained $5,214,245 of the local tax revenue to finance County operations, a 3.6% increase over the prior year. Other revenues included charges for service of $1,245,912, operating grants, contributions and restricted interest of $4,224,214, capital grants, contributions and restricted interest of $4,085.723, local option sales tax of $468,137, unrestricted investment earnings of $62,584 and other general revenues of $44,061.
Expenses for County operations totaled $12,080.036, a 3.5% increase over the prior year. Expenses included $4,997.277 for roads and transportation, $,1,881.561 for administration and $1,700,787 for public safety and legal services.
A copy of the audit report is available in the County Auditor's Office, in the Office of the Auditor of State and on the Auditor of State's web site at auditor.iowa.gov/reports/1210-0038-BOOF.pdf.