Flashcards in Week 5 Deck (43):
What is a budget?
An estimate, often itemized, of expected income and expense for a given period in the future.
What is budget development?
Determining the resources necessary to meet operational objectives as they relate to the elements, objectives and department's business plan.
The monitoring of financial resources to ensure that objectives are met in an efficient and concise manner:
What are three critical revenue shortfalls?
____________ is/are NOT a tactic to gain concessions from government employees.
How many Quarters are there in a fiscal year?
The period of time from October 1st to September 30th is__________.
A Fiscal year consists of ____ months.
How many hours a year are used to budget one full time position?
In a business structure, in which employees are paid bi-weekly, how many pay periods are there in a year?
The primary mission of these programs is to employ asset forfeiture powers in a manner that _________ public safety and security.
Rule of thumb, involving forfeiture funds, when working with other agencies:
1. Funding is usually distributed based on level of participation
2. Usually distributed by the lead agency
"Developmental Impact Fees" funding can be used to subsidize normal operating funds. T or F?
FICA stands for what?
Federal Insurance Contributions Act
A "base" budget request is a _______.
The cost for a brand new battle tank is an allowable increase in a "base" budget request. T or F?
The "Enhanced" Budget Request is a ________. The amount of funding required to perform services ___________________ the current levels.
Above and beyond
When preparing your budget justifications you should?
Keep it simple and concise
Employment ads are a source for budget justifications. T or F?
A logical method of calculating trends in order to determine the success or failure of an organization's financial goals and objectives is:
The savings from unfilled budgeted positions is:
What is an encumbrance?
Check you have mailed out, but the company hasn't cashed.
In regards to Financial Projections, what would you look for in the second and third quarter?
Spot Trends (2nd Quarter)
Make Adjustments (3rd Quarter)
How do you determine the remaining balance of your budget?
Budget - Actual - Encumberance
In Microsoft Excel, what is the "*" used for?
In Microsoft Excel, what is the "/" used for?
If the First Quarter of the fiscal year consisted of 6 pay periods and you spent $71,250 in that quarter, what your annual rejected overtime be?
There are no justifiable reasons that a department can go over budget. T or F?
What's are the questions asked in the "Budget Processing Re-engineering?"
What are we doing?
How do we do it?
Why are we doing it that way?
SMART performance measures are:
In SMART, which question relates to the "Specific" step?
What are you trying to achieve?
In SMART performance measures, which question relates to the "Attainable" step?
Is goal realistic?
Budget is all about numbers. T or F?
Purpose of forfeiture program?
Punish, deter and disempower criminals of any assets gained through criminal activity. (All of the above)
Forfeiture is government taking __________ of property.
Asset Forfeiture Coordinators job is assuring _________________ are met.
Goals and Objectives
(Answer D. Both a and c)
Civil forfeiture is an action against an __________.
The _______ in an Asset Forfeiture Unit examines information.
The Asset Forfeiture Unit Manual should comply with:
National Code of Professional Conduct of Asset Forfeiture
Real property must be forfeited by:
Accounting procedures include:
Booking procedures and internal controls
Reporting and audit requirements
Answer: D. Both a and b.
Asset Forfeiture management staff is responsible for:
Management functions within the unit.