Expenditures and Revenues vs. Budget

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Actual Expenditures vs. Budget

Fiscal Year 2017-18
Target: 0.0% variance
Target Status: MEETING TARGET

Measuring the difference between actual General Fund expenditures versus the adopted budget is one way of showing how well the City is managing spending. The goal is to spend in line with, and not in excess of, budgeted amounts. This variance from budgeted amounts is projected quarterly through budget status reports prepared by the Controller’s Office. Actual results are known and published at the end of the fiscal year in the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

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FY 2017-18 EXPENDITURES: BUDGETED VS. ACTUAL

How San Francisco is Performing

In the most recent 6-month report for FY 2017-18, projected total actual expenditures are expected to be $37.2 million (0.8 percent) less than budgeted expenditures. The most significant variance from the FY 2017-18 budget is a $28.3 million decrease in projected spending by the Human Services Agency (HSA).

Actual Revenues vs. Budget

Fiscal Year 2017-18
Target: 2.0% variance
Target Status: MEETING TARGET

Measuring General Fund revenues versus the projections adopted in the annual budget is a means of determining how well the City’s tax revenue base is performing versus expectations. The goal is to collect revenues in accordance with, and not below, budgeted amounts. This variance from budgeted amounts is projected quarterly through budget status reports prepared by the Controller’s Office. Actual results are known and published at the end of the fiscal year in the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

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PROJECTED FY 2017-18 REVENUES: BUDGETED VS. ACTUAL

How San Francisco is Performing

In the most recent 6-month report for FY 2016-17, citywide revenues improved by $51.5 million (1.0 percent) compared to budgeted revenues. This change is primarily due to higher than budgeted revenue from property taxes and gross receipts business taxes. These gains are partially offset by lower-than-expected contributions from state and federal agencies, patricularly for social services.

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