Welcome to the Controller's Office website. Our goal is to make the financial information we provide to the residents and taxpayers of San Mateo County more readily accessible and easy to understand. I hope you find these pages helpful.
To promote the County's operational effectiveness, and ensure its financial transparency and integrity by providing quality accounting, audit, and financial reporting services.
The Controller's Office maintains the County’s accounting system and records, and prepares independently audited, award-winning annual financial reports (ACFR and PAFR) that disclose the financial condition of the County to the public. We are staffed with 51 full-time accounting, audit, and information systems professionals. The office also calculates annual property tax bill amounts, distribute taxes collected to local government agencies, and performs internal audits of County’s operations.
Popular Annual Financial Report - Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2022
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Annual Comprehensive Financial Report - Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2021