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A Guide to Online Financial Transparency

A Guide to Online Financial Transparency

Recognizing the crucial need for government financial transparency, GFOA has undertaken a major project to make that goal feasible for state and local governments. We have worked to define what transparency means in every area of government finance, in a report that’s now available at gfoa.org/transparency. We also surveyed more than 400 municipal government organizations about their use of online platforms for financial transparency, resulting in two reports: a collection of case studies that highlight ways in which governments are incorporating financial transparency; and a summary of the survey data. All three reports are available at gfoa.org/transparency.