Budget and Analysis Division, Office of the Controller

What we do

We work on technical development and production of the City’s annual budget, including forecasting tax revenues, projecting and budgeting labor and benefit costs, and assisting the Mayor and Board of Supervisors with costing and budgeting of policy initiatives.

We manage the City’s adherence to financial policies and voter-approved spending requirements, and produce quarterly budget status updates, forecasts, and various fee-related reports.

We also do property tax revenue apportionment, rate setting, and reporting, place special assessments on property tax bills, and process the Assessor’s changes to prior and current year property tax rolls.

How we work

We produce a range of documents relating to the City's budget, revenues and expenditures, and the fiscal condition of the City. Some are technical in nature, such as the Budget Instructions departments use to prepare their annual budgets. Others are intended to provide an overview of City finances, such as the Five Year Financial Plan.

Our reports

Find all our reports on the Controller’s Office report portal. Subscribe to the Controller's Office reports here.

Contact us

For media queries, please contact Communications Manager Alyssa Sewlal at Alyssa.Sewlal@sfgov.org or (415) 694-3261.

For Public Information requests, please submit via San Francisco's NextRequest portal

Last updated August 19, 2022

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