Budget and Finance

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The City of Sandy Springs prides itself on delivering a balanced budget each year since incorporation. The Finance Department is tasked with managing all of the City's fiscal affairs.

Annual Budget

The annual budget represents the City Leadership's commitment to provide for citizen needs within the boundaries of available funds.

Annual Audit and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

In cooperation with the City Auditor, the Annual Audit (CAFR) is prepared and submitted to The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for consideration of a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. To achieve that certification, a government must publish an easily readable and efficiently organized comprehensive annual financial report with contents conforming to program standards. These reports must also satisfy both generally accepted account principles and applicable legal requirements.

Understanding Local Taxes

How your tax dollar is divided


Millage/$1,000 % of Total Bill
Fulton Bonds 0.27 1%
Fulton O & M (operating and maintenance) 10.281 30%
Fulton Schools 18.502 54%
State of Georgia 0.2 1%
City of Sandy Springs 4.731 14%

33.984 100%

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