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Preparing the Annual Report: Guidance for Local Government Pension Scheme Funds (2019 Edition)

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This guide will help report preparers to not only meet the regulatory requirements set down by Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) but to use their annual report as a major line of communication between administrators and stakeholders.

Accounting for NDR Model 2018-19 (England)

XLS

This model automatically produces the journals and subsequent NDR Collection Fund and General Fund positions for compliance with the 2018/19 Accounting Code and statutory provisions, for Billing and Precepting Authorities, non-pooling and pooling. It includes a safety net/levy, ‘pool benefit’ and ‘100% BRR pilot no detriment’ calculator and provides additional assurance and an audit trail for closedown and a monitoring and forecasting tool in-year.

Council Tax Accounting Model 2018-19

XLS

This model automatically produces the journals and subsequent Collection Fund and General Fund positions for compliance with the 2018/19 Accounting Code of Practice and statutory requirements for council tax, for Billing and Precepting Authorities. It can provide assurance and audit trail to your accounting approach for year-end and can also act as a monitoring and forecasting tool throughout the year.

An Introductory Guide To Local Government Finance (2019)

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This updated guide is an essential introduction to local government finance for all those with an interest in public services. It is designed to be easy to read and give the reader the key information they need at their fingertips.

Local Government Application Note for the UK PSIAS (2019 Edition)

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This updated edition of the application note provides help and guidance for anyone responsible for shaping or managing the internal audit function of their organisation.