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Measuring the fiscal capacity and effort of State and local areas

United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.

Measuring the fiscal capacity and effort of State and local areas

[information report]

by United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.

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Published by [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Finance, Public -- United States -- States.,
    • Local finance -- United States.,
    • Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ275 .A439
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 209 p.
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5276157M
      LC Control Number71611419

      on the other hand, is associated with the ability of a local unit to meet short and long term financial obligations and avoid state takeover or even municipal bankruptcy. Fiscal strain has also been defined considering its dynamic nature as an «incomplete adaptation to changing resources and pro-blems confronting a municipality» (Clark 55).File Size: 64KB. Of all of the functional areas of finance, the one most in need of guidance is government budgeting. The release by the National Advisory Council on State and Local Budgeting of this set of recommended practices represents a milestone in budgetingin one document governments now have a comprehensive set of processes and procedures that define an accepted budget process.

      spending. During fiscal year , state intergovernmental aid to local school systems in the United States totaled $ billion, 83% more than in fiscal year Direct state general expenditures for all states combined grew at about the same rate. 1 The comparable figure for Tennessee is $ billion, % more than in fiscal year Projections of operating cash needs should be developed for the fiscal year on a monthly or biweekly basis, depending on the payroll cycle, and should consider the timing of federal and state aid payments, local property tax levies and collections, lunchroom sales, .

      We measured state fiscal capacity using states’ real per capita personal income. Per capita personal income relates in many ways to the resources that state and local governments may tax to pay for social welfare as well as non-social welfare spending — and the availability of such resources might affect overall levels of spending. capacity. The concepts of taxable capacity and tax effort are also extended to measure total fiscal revenue capacity and revenue effort. Calculating tax effort and actual tax collection benchmarks allows us to rank countries into four different groups: (i) low tax collection, low File Size: KB.


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Measuring the fiscal capacity and effort of State and local areas by United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Measuring the fiscal capacity and effort of State and local areas. Washington; [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] (OCoLC) Online version: United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.

Measuring the. The term fiscal capacity can be measured several ways, although this term is generally used to represent a states potential to raise revenue and not the actual fiscal choices made. Common ways for measuring fiscal capacity include the following: Per capita personal income (PCPI).

condition of receiving federal funds. As a result, the correlation between a state’s fiscal gap at capacity and federal grants received was only in These findings suggest that the federal government ought to pay greater attention to fiscal capacity when designing formulas for intergovernmental grants.

Measuring our impact on local systems will be a challenging piece of this effort, and our impact on public sector institutions will serve as key measurements, regardless of those sectors our projects inhabit.

To best capture the strength of local systems, its likely USAID will seek indicators measuring both upstream and downstream governance.

Measuring Fiscal Health. While the concept of fiscal health is straightforward, the determination of a government’s financial position is not.

Public finance researchers attributed this to a poorly defined concept and one that is inherently difficult to measure (Bahl ; Benson, Marks and Raman ).

TheFile Size: KB. Measuring fiscal capacity The fiscal capacity of a SCG can be defined as the potential ability to raise revenue from its own sources by means of a “standard” tax effort. Both in the literature and in the actual experience of many countries, the fiscal capacity of SCGs have so far been measured in three waysCited by: 3.

Fiscal Capacity, Fiscal Effort and Fiscal Performance of State Governments in Peninsular Malaysia: The Case of Land Tax and New York had the second highest, collecting $6, compared with its capacity of $5, The RRS approach has also been used to measure tax capacity of local and county governments.

Hy et al. services in response to local demands and political culture and may often generate revenue from these nonprescribed activities. Underlying economic and demographic factors also drive city fiscal capacity.

The variation in fiscal policy space suggests that there are at least 50 municipal systems framed by each state’s constitutional structures. We found wide variation in both measures and the differences between them—that is, fiscal gaps at capacity. Federal funds closed these gaps in some states, but not all, raising questions about how to design effective federal grant programs as well as state and local tax and spending : Tracy Gordon.

Taylor et al. () document some of the measurement problems that arise in the Canadian context; Tannenwald (, ) provides graphic evidence of the difficulty of generating state-level measures of fiscal capacity using the RTS methodology. much effort has gone toward the conduct of ratings or comparisons of government capacity in a number of different areas.

Such surveys include cross government assessments of state and local management practices like the Government Performance Project (GPP) or those related to IT capacity like the Digital State Survey or even that conducted by.

This document addresses state fiscal capacity. More information about this book can be viewed below. Search Who People and organizations associated with either the creation of this book or its content. Measuring state fiscal capacity, edition, book, December ; Washington, D.C.

Local fiscal capacity for funding education in Tennessee by Harry A Green A comprehensive study of the impact of federal policy changes on state and local government in Tennessee: Measuring fiscal capacity and effort in Tennessee: methodology and issues. Measuring and Modeling Determinants of Fiscal Stress in US Municipalities Evgenia Gorina and Craig Maher Introduction In the past decade, a wave of fiscal crises has hit cities and counties throughout the United States.

In California, Vallejo, Stockton, and San Bernardino have filed for bankruptcy. Michigan. Fiscal capacity is the ability of the state to extract revenues to provide public goods and carry out other functions of the state, given an administrative, fiscal accounting structure.

In economics and political science, fiscal capacity may be referred to as tax capacity, extractive capacity or the power to tax, as taxes are a main source of public revenues. State fiscal capacity and effort, Serving as both a federal and a state depository library, the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department maintains millions of items in a variety of formats.

The department is a member of the FDLP Content Partnerships Program and an Affiliated Archive of the National Archives. State fiscal. Evaluating Local Government Financial Health Financial Indicators for Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, & Will Counties Executive Summary The Civic Federation Prepared by The Civic Federation July This study made possible through the generosity of the Arthur Rubloff Residuary Trust.

Measuring the Fiscal Health of Cities: • The fiscal (or need-capacity) gap is the difference between the expenditure need and the revenue-raising capacity of local governments • Formula allocating state aid to local school districts includes cost adjustments for.

Measuring the Fiscal Health of Municipalities. literature on the most appropriate means of measuring fiscal condition (Honadle, Costa, and State strategies to detect local fiscal distress.

Fiscal Capacity: In economics, the ability of groups, institutions, etc. to generate revenue. The fiscal capacity of governments depends on a variety of factors including industrial capacity Author: Will Kenton.

Measuring State Tax Capacity and Effort Article (PDF Available) in Social Science Quarterly 78(1) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.Fiscal Capacity and Effort Measures Fiscal capacity is a concept developed by the U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR) to measure the relative revenue-raising abilities of States and their local governments, including taxes and .United States.

Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations: Measuring the fiscal capacity and effort of State and local areas: [information report]. (Washington: [For sale by the Supt.

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