The Finance Department collects and manages all City funds, assesses and collects revenues and taxes, issues business licenses, provides assistance to residents in filing state income tax returns, maintains the City's tax relief programs, and manages City retirement plans.

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Finance Divisions

Administration Division

The Administration Division is responsible for the overall management of the Finance Department and provides administrative and information technology support to other divisions.

Revenue Administration Division

The Revenue Administration Division assesses and enforces personal property, meal sales, transient lodging and other taxes; issues business and professional licenses, provides state income tax information, and prepares state income tax returns for City residents. This Division also administers the City's real estate tax relief programs.

Treasury Division

The Treasury Division is responsible for the investment, disbursement, and collection of all City monies and sells such items as vehicle decals, residential parking permits and bus passes.

Accounting Division

The Accounting Division maintains records on the financial operations of the City, prepares the City's monthly and annual financial reports, prepares checks to fulfill City obligations to vendors, maintains the City's employee payroll, manages miscellaneous billing, and monitors expenditures and revenues to determine budgetary compliance.

Purchasing Division

The Purchasing Division is responsible for centralized City procurement, including the processing of purchase orders and vendor list control. All City purchases exceeding $30,000 are made by the Purchasing Division through both formal and informal competitive bidding procedures.

Pension Administration Division

The Pension Administration Division manages pension plans for City employees and uniformed service employees.


Each year, the Office of Real Estate Assessments appraises each parcel of real estate in the City to assess its estimated fair market value. These values are used by the Department of Finance to bill for and collect the real estate tax, which accounts for about 60 percent of the City's annual revenue.

Risk Management

Risk Management is responsible for City's workers' compensation claims management, safety management, insurance management, and liability claims management for the City.