2009 GGFOA Annual Conference John G. Hulsey, CGFM Jackson County, GA. Budgeting in Today’s Economy . Learning Objectives. Identify Symptoms & Causes of Fiscal Stress Diagnosis of your Government’s Fiscal/Budget Situation Effective Communication Budget Strategies Budget Tactics
“Accuracy above Balance” is the fundamental rule of budgeting.
If the budget is balanced but not accurate, it is not balanced!