Scott County Audit Report FY19 Released

For Immediate Release: December 17, 2019
For more information contact: Paul Frantz
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Scott County Audit Report Released

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP has released an audit report on Scott County, Iowa. The County had local tax revenue of $330,558,643 for the year ended June 30, 2019, which included $23,956,900 in tax credits from the state. The County forwarded $306,601,743 of the local tax revenue to the townships, school districts, cities and other taxing bodies in the County.

The County retained $49,636,074 of the local tax revenue to finance County operations, a 5.8 percent increase from the prior year. Other revenues included charges for service of $7,682,174, operating grants and contributions of $3,898,150, capital grants and contributions of $2,831,623, local option sales tax of $4,535,941, state tax replacement credits of $3,925,518, state shared revenues of $4,336,309, unrestricted investment earnings of $1,490,380 and other general revenues of $5,447,309.

Expenses for County operations totaled $77,956,128, a 2.7 percent increase from the prior year. Expenses included $27,031,854 for public safety and legal services, $4,485,813 for mental health, and $12,298,729 for administration.

A copy of the audit report is available for review in the County Auditor’s Office, County website at, in the Office of Auditor of State and on the Auditor of State’s web site at

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December 17, 2019