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Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

State law requires all local governments publish a complete set of financial statements presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States, and audited by a firm of licensed certified public accountants in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. To that end, the City of Bradenton Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFRs) are presented below. These reports include all disclosures necessary for a comprehensive understanding of the City’s financial activity.


Certificate of Achievement

For the 40th consecutive year, the City of Bradenton’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). This Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting and reflects the high level of dedication demonstrated by the City Clerk & Treasurer and his Finance Department staff.


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