Auditor of State Mary Mosiman today released an audit report on Dallas County, Iowa.


The County had local tax revenue of $183,632,864 for the year ended June 30, 2016, which included $10,846,684 in tax credits from the state. The County forwarded $161,745,033 of the local tax revenue to the townships, school districts, cities and other taxing bodies in the County.


The County retained $21,887,831 of the local tax revenue to finance County operations, an 8.6 percent increase over the prior year. Other revenues included charges for service of $7,798,319, operating grants, contributions and restricted interest of $6,201,386, capital grants, contributions and restricted interest of $994,406, tax increment financing of $97,087, unrestricted investment earnings of $174,257, gain on disposition of capital assets of $96,260 and other general revenues of $400,744.


Expenses for County operations for the year ended June 30, 2016 totaled $36,613,537, a 13.9 percent increase over the prior year. Expenses included $11,970,286 for public safety and legal services, $9,004,790 for roads and transportation and $4,349,109 for county environment and education.


A copy of the audit report is available for review in the County Auditor’s office, in the Office of Auditor of State and on the Auditor of State’s web site at https://auditor.iowa.gov/reports/1610-0025-B00F.