Alabama State Department in Decatur Alabama

Address and phone number for Alabama State Department, a Finance Department, at US Highway 31 S, Decatur AL.


Name
Alabama State Department
Address
4218 US Highway 31 S, Decatur, Alabama, 35603
Phone
256-560-2200

About the Alabama State Department

The Alabama State Department, located in Decatur, AL, is responsible for financial administration in Decatur. The Finance Department oversees accounting, cash management, debt management, and investment management, including preparing financial statements and enforcing financial controls. Government financial records created by the Finance Department are available to the public.

You may contact the Department of Finance for questions about:
  • Morgan County government financial records
  • Decatur financial management
  • Municipal bonds and investments
  • Unclaimed property in Decatur, AL
  • Government budget reports
Decatur Government Financial Records

The Finance Department records all government financial transactions, including accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, and employee benefits transactions. The Decatur Department of Finance also reconciles bank statements to the general ledger to ensure Decatur government financial records are accurate. In addition to financial management services, the Finance Department creates annual financial statements detailing Decatur government financial activities, which are available to the public. These financial statements undergo audits from an outside agency to verify their accuracy and representation of the Decatur government's financial situation.

Unclaimed Property in Decatur, AL

The Alabama State Department provides information on unclaimed property located in Decatur, AL. These records allow rightful owners to claim their property. The Finance Department also provides resources to identify unclaimed funds, including for heirs or beneficiaries. Contact the Finance Department for information about Morgan County databases to search for unclaimed funds or property, as well as information on recovering found cash and property.

Financial Reporting & Controls

In Decatur, the Finance Department develops and implements internal controls designed to promote transparency in financial management. These controls also prevent fraud, misuse, and misappropriation of funds. The Finance Department enforces rules for approving payments, handling cash, and processing payments. During the annual audit review, an external agency reviews Decatur government compliance with these internal controls.

Morgan County Government Investments

The Finance Department manages the Decatur government's investments and cash on hand. This includes balancing the need for cash on hand to cover current activities and obligations with the opportunity to maximize investment returns. The Finance Department adopts policies on cash management and investment, and it also provides information on Morgan County government investments.

Government Bonds & Debt Offerings

The Decatur Finance Department manages government bonds and debt offerings, including issuing bonds to pay for infrastructure improvements and public projects. The Department of Finance must size the bond offering and create an Official Statement, which provide rating agencies with information to assign the bonds a credit rating. Contact the Alabama State Department for more information on Decatur government bonds and debt offerings.

Contact the Alabama State Department

You may contact the Alabama State Department by calling 256-560-2200, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Alabama State Department, 4218 US Highway 31 S, Decatur, Alabama, 35603.


Map of Alabama State Department in Decatur Alabama


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