The Academy
for New York State's Local Officials

July 17, 2024 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual

Dealing with capital projects is often a source of confusion for local officials. In this session, we will review some of the important steps in planning a capital project and focus on proper accounting treatment. A significant portion of this session will walk through the journal entries related to different components of the capital project process.

July 24, 2024 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual

This webinar will provide an overview of the Constitutional Tax Limit. Presenters will explain Constitutional Tax Limit reporting requirements and review common reporting errors. They will also demonstrate how to complete the Constitutional Tax Limit form using OSC's online reporting system. This filing requirement applies to all Counties, Cities, and Villages located in New York State.

August 7, 2024 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual

This session will identify steps local officials can take to help detect and prevent fraud and abuse. Participants will learn about the fraud triangle, which consists of common red flags, organizational vulnerabilities to fraud and how to minimize risks.

September 5 - 6, 2024 | 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM Virtual

This multi-day school is designed to familiarize participants with the basic concepts of governmental accounting and give them a working knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures such as understanding debits and credits, a discussion of the modified accrual system of accounting, the practice of maintaining the books and records, developing and accounting for the annual budget, as well as the year-end closing process.