This assignment is the first of a three-part process.
Using your favorite search engine, select a local government budget that has not filed a petition for bankruptcy. Evaluate the past three years of the selected government’s distribution of income. Develop an analysis including the following:
- Evaluate trends of revenue sources and balances (funds, surpluses, deficits) and how they impact the government’s budget.
- Evaluate ethical practices of financial policy on taxes, fees, and charges.
- Assess internal/external opportunities and challenges of revenue sources.
- Your report should consist of no less than two pages, and all sources utilized should be cited and referenced using APA style. Please ensure that you include a cover page and reference page. Remember that the cover page and reference page are not included in the page expectation.