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County Financial Reports

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, or CAFR, is a detailed financial report produced at the end of each fiscal year detailing Palm Beach County’s revenue and spending. It contains financial information including statements of net assets, the balances of County funds, debt information and more.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2017



All reports are in PDF format and must be viewed with the free Adobe Reader.

Financial Reporting Recognition

The Government Finance Officers Association consistently recognizes the Clerk & Comptroller’s office for excellence in financial reporting. Each year since 1989, the CAFR has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting—the highest form of recognition in governmental financial reporting. Checks & Balances: Your Guide to County Finances, a user-friendly report  which contains condensed information from the CAFR, is also award-winning.  

To order a printed copy* of the CAFR or a copy on CD:

Call (561) 355-2912 to order a printed copy of the CAFR or an electronic copy on CD.

Payment must be made by check, money order or cash; credit cards cannot be accepted.

* While supplies last.

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