Understanding the Budget and Tax Levy Process - Rock River Regional Training

Presented by the Downstate chapter

Downstate chapter

Wednesday, July 30, 2014


Rock Valley College
3301 N Mulford Rd.
RockfordIL 61114

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  • Members $ 20.00 Before Jul 30, 2014 Members $ 20.00
  • Government / Partner Colleagues $ 20.00 Before Jul 30, 2014 Government / Partner Colleagues $ 20.00
  • Non-members $ 25.00 Before Jul 30, 2014 Non-members $ 25.00

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The IGFOA Rock River Region will offer a half-day training program and luncheon about Understanding the Budget and Tax Levy Process.  Local government finance directors will share their experience in developing a budget and preparing the tax levy.  Steve Connell, Winnebago County Chief Depty Clerk will discuss the proper way to prepare a tax levy, with emphasis on estimating the PTELL limitations and working within those parameters, along with other details that will help county clerks extend the taxes efficiently. The morning training will be followed by a luncheon to compare notes with colleagues and discuss future training topics.

Learning Objectives 

* Participants completing this program  will understand the process and procedures that a municipality or special district goes through each year to prepare a budget and property tax levy.
* Participants will also learn how to estimate the PTELL limitations  and work within property tax limitation parameters in preparing the tax levy.

 Intended Audience: Local government finance officers and staff, treasurers, managers, and administrators .

Delivery method: Group Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required 
Advanced Preparation: 
No advanced preparation required
Earn about 3.0 CPE credit

CPE hours: 3.00

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Registration and cancellation policy

Registrations are accepted on a first-in, first registered basis. Payments by check should be mailed in advance or made at time of registration by credit card.  Payments will not be accepted the day of the event. 

IGFOA Members are those Public Sector and Associate individuals specifically listed in the IGFOA Membership Application or Renewal.  IGFOA Government non-member rate applies to staff, appointed officials, and elected officials of a government with a current IGFOA membership. If you have questions about your membership, contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587.    The IGFOA reserves the right to apply the non-member fee to any individual or government that has not paid dues for the current year.  If you are unable to attend, please contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587 or info@igfoa.org as soon as possible. A $10 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations up to July 28, 2014. Cancellations after  July 28, 2014 and no-shows are responsible for the full tuition.

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda, cancel the event due to low enrollment, or to close registration if full.  Should IGFOA Downstate Chapter cancel an event, cancellation notice will be sent to the email address provided by each registrant and prominently posted at the IGFOA website page announcing the event. By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy above.


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