This assignment is the first of a three-part process. Parts II and III will be completed in Units VII and VIII respectively. Using your favorite search engine, select a local government budget that has not filed a petition for bankruptcy. Evaluate the past three years of the selected government’s distribution of income. Develop an analysis that addresses the prompts listed below.
- Evaluate trends of revenue sources and balances (funds, surpluses, deficits) and how they impact the government’s budget.
- Evaluate ethical practices of financial policy on taxes, fees, and charges.
- Describe the impact of budgetary deficiencies on the organization.
- Assess internal/external opportunities and challenges of revenue sources.
Your report should consist of no less than two pages, and all sources utilized should be cited and referenced using APA Style. Please ensure that you include a title page and reference page. Remember that the title page and reference page are not included in the page expectation.