Arlington, TX

2016 Financial State of Arlington (Released 1/24/2018)

Arlington's Taxpayer Surplus™ is $1,600, and it received a "B" from TIA.
Arlington is a Sunshine City with enough assets to cover its debt.
Decisions by elected officials have led to a Taxpayer Surplus™, which is each taxpayer's share of money available after state bills have been paid.
TIA's Taxpayer Surplus™ measurement accounts for all assets and liabilities, including pension and retiree healthcare debt.
Arlington has $550.3 million of assets available to pay the state's bills totaling $378.8 million.
Arlington has $171.4 million available after bills have been paid, which breaks down to $1,600 per taxpayer.
Unlike most city governments, Arlington reports all of its retirement obligations on its balance sheet.
The city's financial report was released 144 days after its fiscal year end, which is considered timely according to the 180 day standard.
 

Prior Years' TIA Data

2015 Financial State of Arlington

Other Resources

Arlington Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports

Publishing Entity: Department of Finance

IN THE NEWS
Arlington scores best financials among Texas cities

JANUARY 12, 2017 | WATCHDOG.ORG TEXAS BUREAU

By Kenric Ward, includes “… The self-proclaimed “American Dream City” ranks No. 7 nationally for its financial health, according to a report by the nonpartisan Truth in Accounting.

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