Certified Annual Financial Reports (CAR)
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The Certified Annual Financial Report is a report of financial data required by Iowa Code to be filed annually with the Department of Education by each school district and area education agency and which is due no later than September 15 following the close of the fiscal year.
The Chart of Account upload and online data collection are located in the Iowa Education Portal. Below are the specifications for the software providers, districts, and area education agencies; the instructions for the CAR; and certified annual reports from previous years submitted by districts and area education agencies.
Denise Ragias -- for help with the uploads and reports
Janice Evans -- for help with account codes and journal entries
Data Used to File FY16 CAR
Data Used to File FY15 CAR
CAR by District/AEA - Fiscal Years 2006 through 2014
Many districts have asked for information from the CAR be made available in a format similar to the forms below for comparative purposes. These workbooks have been created from queries.