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The Cash Report vs. CAFR: A Snapshot

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THE CASH REPORT VS. CAFR: A SNAPSHOT CASH REPORT The State of Texas Annual Cash Report: presents cash balances, cash payments and receipts includes only funds held within the State Treasury is not independently audited cash basis - presents financial information based on when cash is actually received or disbursed during the fiscal year CAFR The Texas Comprehensive Annual Financial Report: presents information on all state assets, liabilities, revenues and expenditures, and related financial and statistical information reports on all state funds, including those held outside the State Treasury is audited by the State Auditor’s Office accrual basis - presents financial information based on when revenue is earned or liabilities are incurred during the fiscal year, rather than when cash is actually received or disbursed SEPTEMBER1 AUGUST 31 THE FISCAL YEAR COVERED BY THE CASH REPORT AND THE CAFR CASH REPORTPublished the first Monday in November CAFRPublished the last day of February For the latest Texas Cash Report and CAFR, $ 93-011 (2/16) PDF Version (606KB) ×