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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 by district and area education agency for past years.

Contacts:

Denise Ragias -- for help with the uploads and reports

Janice Evans -- for help with account codes and journal entries

Instructions

2012-13 CAR Instructions

FY13 School Association Reporting Instructions ; Due November 15

       Contact gary.schwartz@iowa.gov, 515-281-4743

User Information

Best Practices for a Successful and Timely CAR

Chart of Account Upload File Specifications

GASB 54 Powerpoint

How to use the CAR-COA Upload

2012-13 Commodities

2013-14 District AEA Flowthrough Amounts

2013-14 Sources for Local Projects



 

CAR-COA by District/AEA - Fiscal Years 2006 through 2010

Many districts have asked for information from the CAR-COA be made available in a format similar to the forms below for comparative purposes.  These workbooks have been created from queries.

2012-13 CAR

2011-12 CAR

2010-11 CAR

2009-10 CAR

2008-09 CAR

2007-08 CAR
2007-08 Non-fiscal CAR (1.97 MB)

2006-07 CAR
2006-07 Non-fiscal CAR (1.71 MB)

2005-06 CAR
2005-06 Non-fiscal CAR (1.51 MB)

 

Links

 

Click here to link to the Uniform Financial Accounting Manual, Chart of Account Descriptions, Chart of Account Coding, and School Finance Terminology.

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 21, 2014 at 1:07am.