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File #: 23-0154    Name: August MFR Month 2 FY 2023
Type: Written Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/5/2022 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 10/11/2022 Final action:
Title: Consideration of the Monthly Financial Report for the Period Ending August 31, 2022.
Attachments: 1. 23-0154_Att 1 - Revenue- August 2022, 2. 23-0154_Att 2 - Expenditure August 2022, 3. 23-0154_Att 3 - Consumer Spending
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: OCTOBER 4, 2022

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

THROUGH: JAMES F. PARAJON, CITY MANAGER /s/

FROM: KENDEL TAYLOR, INTERIM DEPUTY CITY MANAGER

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Consideration of the Monthly Financial Report for the Period Ending August 31, 2022.
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ISSUE: Receipt of the Monthly Financial Report for the Period Ending August 31, 2022.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council receives the Monthly Financial Report.

BACKGROUND: The following discussion is a summary of the Monthly Financial Report for this period. Detailed comparative schedules are attached.

As of August 31, 2022, General Fund revenues totaled $28.7 million, a difference of 102 percent compared to the same period in FY 2022. It is important to note that revenues collected in July and some of the revenue collected in August are for taxes owed in June and are therefore accrued to the prior fiscal year. Timing issues are also much more pronounced in the early months of the fiscal year. The first significant tax revenue for FY 2022 is traditionally due on October 5 when personal property taxes for vehicle and business personal property are due. The bills are mailed in mid to late August and payments processed in August can vary significantly. The most significant variance in FY 2023 compared to FY 2022 for the same period is the receipt of payments from the Commonwealth, including HB 599 funds for local law enforcement and Personal Property Tax Relief funds. Both of these were remitted to the City in September of
FY 2022.

Revenue may not track consistently with a monthly calendar since many revenue sources have due dates that do not occur evenly throughout the year. The largest revenue source, real estate tax, is remitted twice per year. Personal property tax revenue is due on October 5 each year. Through the first two months of the fiscal y...

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