Budget anaylsis paper | Accounting homework help

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A budget analysis paper, worth 150 points, is due April 28 and will be submitted in D2L. Students will select a government organization budget and subject it to an analysis. Students will consult budget documents, strategic plans, and other supporting documents to conduct the analysis. If students have trouble selecting an organization or are unsure if their selection is suitable for the assignment, they should contact the instructor immediately. 

The paper must be at least 8 pages long, double-spaced, and APA-style compliant. The paper will include the following elements: 

  1. An explanation of the budgetary process used to produce the budget.
  2. A summary of revenue and expenditures.
  3. Identification of accounting, reporting, auditing, and other financial controls used by the organization.
  4. A discussion of how closely the budget matches the organization’s strategic plan and/or other publicly identified priorities. 

The paper should be formatted according to the American Psychological Association (APA) style guide. If you (or the library) do not have a copy, versions are available on the web. For example: 

APA Style