Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector


Mission Statement

The Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office ensures the fiscal integrity of the County’s financial and tax records and to provide service, assistance and information to the Public, Board of Supervisors, County Administrator’s Office, County Departments and Employees, and Special Districts.

Department Overview

The Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector (ACTTC) serves as the chief financial officer of County government and as financial advisor to the Board of Supervisors, the County Administrative Officer and autonomous special districts. The ACTTC is responsible for oversight of the accounting functions, county-wide accounting policies and procedures, property tax distribution, and performing internal and external audits. The ACTTC maintains custody of and manages and invests County and other public agency money; collects property taxes, other money and revenue; serves as the funds depository for County departments and other public entities, including all public schools, special districts, and Board-governed districts; and manages the County collections program.

Budget Summary

Department Budget Overview

Budget Summary of Changes

The ACTTC budget’s major operational investment is the implementation of the County’s new Payroll and Human Resources system. Otherwise, the status quo budget includes scheduled and negotiated salary and benefit increases. The department will focus on expanding tax outreach for seniors, opening an office in the new South County Government Center, while continuing with an internship program to promote that County as an employer.

Open the Services Overview or Operational Plan Objectives below for more details.

Department Services and Objectives

Total Expenses
-2 %
Total Revenues
1 %
General Fund Contribution
-6 %
Other Fund Contributions
0 %
Funded Staffing
Service Overview
Operational Plan Objectives
This service supports various department objectives


1 – Indicates change from FY 2021-22 Allowed Budget

2 – General Fund Contribution is the share of General County Revenues (primarily property tax and other local taxes) allocated to each department. Other funds that contribute to this budget are shown on the Budget Details page.

3 – Indicates change from FY 2021-22 Adjusted Funded Positions (including Board-approved mid-year changes as of April 1, 2022).

Budget Details

The charts below show department expenditures and revenues by division and service. Click on the pie charts to drill down for more detail. Complete detail can be found on the County's Transparency Portal.

Expenses by Service

Expenses and Revenues over time

Personnel Details

The chart below provides the department personnel detail by division, service, and classification.