The Finance Department is committed to providing timely, accurate, and complete information to Council, the City Manager and staff to facilitate decision making. Primary objectives of the department are the preparation of the budget and the annual audit. The department is dedicated to providing clear and easily understandable information to city residents. To that end, the City produces a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). This document includes the annual audit as well as narrative and supplemental schedules.
The Finance Department’s main responsibilities include:
- Budget preparation and management
- Preparation of annual audit and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
- Maintaining the City’s accounting system
- Financial Reporting
- Accounts Payable
- Banking Services
- Treasury Management
- Business Licenses
- Accommodation and Hospitality Tax Administration
Any organization desiring funding from the City of Hardeeville's ATAX (Accommodations Tax) fund must complete and submit an application
Learn more about the budget planning process, and view current and past City budgets.
View current and past Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports for the City of Hardeeville.
Peruse more about Finance Department staff members and how to reach them.
W-9 is used in a wide range of payment situations, but most commonly, taxpayers fill them out when they are working as a freelancer or independent contractor rather than an employee.