Financial Information Return (FIR) for municipalities

The Financial Information Return is the main data collection tool used by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs to collect financial and statistical information on Municipalities. Section 294(1) of the Municipal Act requires that each municipality will annually report on its financial affairs, accounts and transactions in the form of the Financial Information Return (FIR). FIR data has been collected and stored in a relational database since 1977. Data is available for 1989 through to the current reporting year (2015). Data from 2000 on is available publically on the FIR website.

*[FIR]: Financial Information Return

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