To optimally manage the County's finances through its accounting functions and ensure the proper safeguarding and preservation of the County's financial resources.
What We Do
The Finance Department accomplishes its mission by ensuring all the financial operations and transactions are adequately managed and accounted for in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other legally mandated standards as required by state statutes and county ordinances.
Finance staff assists the Chief Budget Officer with the development of the County's annual budget and is also responsible for overseeing the annual outside financial audit which includes preparation of the annual financial statements. In addition, the Finance Department ensures timely payments are made through its accounts payable functions.
County Budget by Year
Outside Audit/Compliance Report
- 2017 Outside Audit
- 2016 Outside Audit
- 2015 Outside Audit
- 2015 Financial Statements
- 2015 Single Audit Compliance Report
Clay County Sales Tax Rates
- County Sales Tax - .500%
- County General Sales Tax - .250%
- County Law Enforcement Tax - .125%
- Children's Service Fund - .250%
- Total Local Sales Tax - 1.125%
- Local Option Use Tax - 1.125%