Financial Policies

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Cook County's financial policies have been developed to conform to Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and National Advisory Council on State and Local Budgeting (NACSLB) best practices. These efforts comply with Cook County code of ordinances and State of Illinois statutes while providing various County entities with sound direction in managing operations in an efficient and fiscally responsible manner. Various County financial policies including infromation on travel reimbursement and encumbrances can be found on the right side of this page.