The company has worked with State legislators and is familiar with the process of testifying before various committees, finding good sponsors for bills, and working with bond counsel to draft potential laws.
L. J. Hart & Company is willing to assist in drafting special legislation and getting an Attorney General’s opinion to clarify certain ambiguities that might exist in the statutes or regulations.
Budget Development and Analysis
Budget Development and Analysis - L. J. Hart & Company employs retired Missouri school superientends and county commissioners as well as CPAs with extensive knowledge of Missouri public finance. The company can assist with budget preparation and evaluation which includes analysis of local, county and state revenue projections. Additionally the company can review categorically budgeted expenditures to help manage annual operating costs.
L. J. Hart & Company periodically conducts workshops and informational campaigns to assist clients in calculating operating and debt services levies on the respective Missouri State Auditor Form A (operating levy) and Form C (debt service levy) documents.
Form A Calculation
Form A Calculation - L. J. Hart & Company can provide assistance in completing the calculations necessary to submit the State Auditor Forms and set the annual tax rate for the operating levy. The company’s team of professionals has numerous years of experience completing Form A calculations.