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A Report on the State of the Pension Fund

February 21, 2019

The Office of the City Controller conducted an analysis of the Pension’s stability and capacity to meet future obligations. The following research gauges the reasonableness of the Pension’s current investment strategy, evaluates key areas of risk in its actuarial assumptions, and presents several recommendations.

Data Release: Lateral Repairs

February 14, 2019

In response to a recent suggestion, the Controller’s Office is releasing data showing lateral repairs across Philadelphia over the last five years.

The Accuracy and Fairness of Philadelphia’s Property Assessments

January 17, 2019

The Office of the City Controller analyzed the accuracy and fairness of Philadelphia property assessments since 2014.

Cash Report: Fiscal Year 2019, Q1

December 19, 2018

An interactive summary and analysis of Philadelphia’s cash position at the end of the first quarter (Q1) of Fiscal Year 2019.

Data Release: Beverage Tax Revenue and Expenditures

December 11, 2018

As part of its continued commitment to increase transparency around how the City of Philadelphia spends taxpayer money, the Office of the City Controller is releasing revenue and expenditure data for the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.

Data Release: Controller’s Office Expenditures

November 14, 2018

In the spirit of fiscal transparency, the Controller’s Office has committed to releasing its expenditures on a quarterly basis, including for download.

Cash Report: Fiscal Year 2018

October 3, 2018

An interactive summary and analysis of Philadelphia’s cash position at the end of fiscal year 2018.

City of Philadelphia Forecasted General Fund Statements of Operations Fiscal Years 2019-2023

July 25, 2018

Pursuant to its mandate as specified in Section 12720.209(f)(1) of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority…

An Analysis of Tax Abatements

April 20, 2018

This analysis of the abatement looks at its geographical concentration, the distribution of benefit and developer profitability.

Rhynhart Transition Report For the Office of City Controller

April 16, 2018

Controller-elect Rhynhart, in consultation with her transition team, assessed the current reporting structure and organization…