Financial Services Department

The Financial Services Department (FSD) plays a pivotal role in maintaining the financial and economic integrity of the City. FSD is dedicated to transparency, offering reliable and complete financial information to the City Council, City management, and the community.

Our staff supports financial processes from preparing the annual budget and annual fiscal report, procurement processes, franchise agreements, real estate transactions, and overseeing the City’s investment portfolio and debt management. As an internal support function within the larger City organization, FSD is proud to serve and act as a leader in financial management to its partner departments.

Featured services and information

Annual budget   Bonds
Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR)   City-owned property map
How to do business with the City   Unclaimed money

Log in to Austin Finance Online

Log in to do business with the City of Austin, pay your hotel or short-term rental tax and license, or follow solicitation opportunities.

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FSD spotlight

Notice of intention to issue certificates of obligation

The City will issue interest bearing certificates of obligation for the purpose of paying contractual obligations that are associated with acquiring, constructing, renovating, equipping, etc. City property, facilities, and more. 

Notice of intent


Budget engagement

The City is committed to an inclusive and transparent budget development process. Learn about what’s happening in our community and how to provide input on the annual budget process.

Budget engagement

Hotel and rental tax filing

Submit your quarterly report in person or postmarked by the due date.  Due dates: January 31st, April 30th, July 31st, October 31st. Remember to file, even if no tax is due.

Hotel and rental tax filing

Vendor academy

Learn how to navigate the requirements of doing business with the City and stay informed of new opportunities. Topics are relevant to vendors who provide goods, services, professional services, and construction-related services. 

2024 Vendor Academy

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