The City of Portland maintains high standards in both transparency and accountability. The following links provide financial information that meets or exceed best practices in government financial accounting. .
The Adopted Budget is done annually and takes several months of preparation. The Budget is the financial guiding tool that helps match limited resources with needs identified by the citizens of Portland.
The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report provides a year-end re-count of the City's business transactions and other related financial information. An external auditor is engaged to perform an annual audit. They review financial information, perform tests on internal controls, and provide comment.