The Finance Department is responsible for maintaining a fiscally sound organization that conforms to generally accepted accounting and management principles and legal requirements. We provide centralized financial services to both internal and external customers of the county.

These services include:
  • Establish and maintain adequate internal controls to ensure asset protection.
  • Help ensure purchases made by the county adhere to state statutes and the county procurement process.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records of all financial transactions.
  • Maintain debt schedules and prepare debt service payments.
  • Prepare and administer the annual operating budget which includes revenue estimating and forecasting, long range fiscal planning, rate and fee analysis, and overall financial analysis.
  • Prepare and distribute biweekly payroll and any related federal and state reporting requirements.
  • Prepare the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the Expenditure Limitation Report, and the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards.
  • Process all invoices for payment.

County Budget

County Tax Rates

Financial & Federal Audits

To view the county's last 2 years financial and federal audits please visit the website for the Office of the Auditor General of Arizona.

IRMA Disclosure Santa Cruz County 2015-90-02
Independent Registered Municipal Advisory (IRMA) Exemption Disclosure