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9-1. ABC organization is a component unit of Mason County. The organization is not
fiscally independent since the county has the authority to modify and approve the
capital budget. Therefore, the county is financially accountable for ABC. b. The Atkins Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is a component unit of the City of
Atkins. Since the city has the right to approve the rate of the tax (i.e., the city sets
the tax) it has the ability to impose its will on the Convention and Visitor’s
Bureau through its control over revenue. Because the city can impose its will on
the Convention and Visitors’ Bureau it is financially accountable for the bureau. c. The Sports Authority is not a component unit of Dawson County. As indicated,
the Sports Authority is a legally separate entity with its own board; therefore, the
only question is if there is fiscal dependency on the county. Since the actions of
the Sports Authority are voluntary and the recommendations of the county need
not be incorporated, no fiscal dependency...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2010 for the course ACCOUNTING 580 taught by Professor Waymire during the Spring '10 term at Northern Virginia.
- Spring '10