Financial Reporting and County Transparency

Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports

Complete information about the financial activities and status of the County is published every fiscal year in the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.

Accounting Department

Comprehensive Annual Budget Reports (CABRs)

Complete information about the County's financial predictions for every fiscal year is available in the Comprehensive Annual Budget Reports (CABR).

Financial Management Department

Fiscal Year Adopted Budget

View the past and current fiscal year's adopted budget.

Adopted Budgets Fiscal Year 2025 Proposed Budget

PILOT Program

The PILOT Program which stands for "Payments in Lieu of Taxes" program allows large companies to be exempt from certain property taxes. The taxes are handled by three boards. The Industrial Development Board of Chattanooga, Industrial Development Board of Hamilton County, and the Health Education and Housing Facilities Board.

PILOT Program (Information)

All County Policies

To browse our policies:

All County Policies


If you note an occurrence of fraud, abuse, waste, or unsafe situations report them to the proper authority. To request records under the Open Records Policy, visit the policies page.

Fraud Hotline

To Report Fraud, Waste or Abuse visit the TN Comptroller of the Treasury

Anonymous Tip to the Sheriff

The Sheriff's Office provides opportunities for reporting issues that relate to the safety of our citizens.

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