This section of Cities 101 provides information about city finances and includes pages about: local revenue structures (including revenue from taxes, other sources, and intergovernmental transfers), public budgets, financing public education, municipal bonds, state and local government pensions, and state and local bankruptcy.
Defines the various local taxes and how they are levied. Provides sources to find current tax statistics.
Outlines the stages of the municipal budget process.
Identifies the percentage each level of government contributes to public education and the diversity of funding mechanisms.
Information about municipal bonds
Information about state and local government pensions
Information about state and local bankruptcy