State Audit Report On Henry County

Written by Theresa Rose on March 13, 2018

Auditor of State Mary Mosiman today released an audit report on Henry County, Iowa.
The County had local tax revenue of $27,589,673 for the year ended June 30, 2017, which
included $2,822,390 in tax credits from the state. The County forwarded $20,518,803 of the
local tax revenue to the townships, school districts, cities and other taxing bodies in the
County.
The County retained $7,070,870 of the local tax revenue to finance County operations, an 8.2%
decrease from the prior year. Other revenues included charges for service of $1,120,400,
operating grants, contributions and restricted interest of $4,168,158, capital grants,
contributions and restricted interest of $4,042,366, local option sales tax of $996,246,
unrestricted investment earnings of $62,471, gain on disposition of capital assets of $81,691
and other general revenues of $106,393.
Expenses for County operations for the year ended June 30, 2017 totaled $13,459,363, a 5.6%
increase over prior year. Expenses included $4,853,214 for roads and transportation,
$3,492,048 for public safety and legal services and $1,570,209 for administration.
A copy of the audit report is available for review in the County Auditor’s Office,
in the Office of Auditor of State and on the Auditor of State’s web site at
https://auditor.iowa.gov/reports/1710-0044-B00F.
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