Finance

100 Ridley Avenue
Third Floor, Ste 3300
LaGrange, GA 30240
Office: 706-883-1610
Fax: 706-298-3749
Finance: Buddy Cashwell
Accounts payable/receivable: Sonya Conroy
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Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.



General Information

The Finance Department operations include Accounting, Budget, Treasury, Purchasing, and Debt Administration. Licensing and Occupation Tax is administered by the Building Permits office.

The department oversees the financial operations of Troup County in compliance with state and federal laws and in compliance with GASB and GAAP standards, ensuring fiscal responsibility and effective and efficient use of fiscal resources. Department functions include, but are not limited to: Uniform Chart of Accounts compliance, financial record administration, budget preparation and administration, digest analysis, millage rate calculations and reporting, grant, capital project tracking, revenue administration, miscellaneous billing, local excise and SPLOST tax distributions, bank reconciliation, cash and investment management, vendor compliance, vendor and employee payments, debt issuance, debt monitoring and management, self-insurance and liability programs management, procurement and contracts operations management, property liability insurance, Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act (E-verify) compliance and reporting, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), Report of Local Government Finances, and fiscal analysis and reports.

The Finance Department maintains memberships with Governmental Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the Georgia GFOA chapter. The Department has maintained the GFOA Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting since 2004.

Troup County currently maintains 38 bank accounts, 16 of which are maintained by the Finance Department. As of FY15, the department maintains 24 funds including 4 CIP funds, 2 Enterprise funds, 2 debt service funds, 5 special revenue funds, and one Internal Service fund. The County currently has over 50 active Capital Improvement Plan projects composed of General Fund CIP, a 2006 SPLOST and a 2013 SPLOST. We operate on a July 1 – June 30 fiscal year (FY).

Troup County maintains an A1 credit rating from Moody’s Investor Services and an A+ credit rating from Standard & Poor’s.

The Department’s goals include

  • completion of installation of new financial management software (New World Systems) and conversion of legacy data,
  • updating of the county’s procurement ordinance and financial management policies,
  • improve the budget planning process with integration of the multi-jurisdictional Strategic Plan,
  • publishing of an annual budget document worthy of recognition as a GFOA Distinguished Budget Award,
  • implementing internal audit practices for revenue/cash receiving programs and petty cash accounts throughout the county government,
  • improved capital project planning integrating the County’s Annual Capital Improvements Element Update,
  • improved economic and financial trend analysis monitoring.

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Important Links


Georgia Law on Local Government Budgets
Uniform Chart of Accounts
Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act
Georgia DOAA - Audit and Accounting Resource Library


Helpful Guides



Who needs a business license in Troup County?
Helpful Trade Name Guide


Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports



FY16 CAFR
FY15 CAFR
FY14 CAFR
FY13 CAFR
FY12 CAFR
FY11 CAFR
FY10 CAFR
FY09 CAFR


Budget Reports



FY 2017 Troup County Budget
FY 2016 Troup County Budget
FY15 Operating & Debt Budget (Adopted)
FY15 Capital (Adopted)


Other Reports



Sheriff's Forfeiture Report
Capital Improvement Element (CIE)
Strategic Plan
Monthly SPLOST Revenue Update

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