Atlanta, GA

TIA Data

2022 Financial State of Atlanta (Released 2/15/2024)

Use Create Your Own City Chart to see additional financial, demographic and economic data for this and other cities

Atlanta owes more than it owns.
Atlanta's Taxpayer Burden™ is -$4,100, and it received a "C" from TIA.
Atlanta is a Sinkhole City without enough assets to cover its debt.
Decisions by elected officials have created a Taxpayer Burden™, which is each taxpayer's share of city bills after its available assets have been tapped.
TIA's Taxpayer Burden™ measurement incorporates all assets and liabilities, including retirement obligations.
Atlanta only has $3.4 billion of assets available to pay bills totaling $4 billion.
Because Atlanta doesn't have enough money to pay its bills, it has a -$598.8 million financial hole. To erase this shortfall, each Atlanta taxpayer would have to send -$4,100 to the city.
Atlanta's reported net position is understated by $452 million, largely because the city defers recognizing gains resulting from decreases in retirement liabilities.
The city's financial report was released 183 days after its fiscal year end, which is considered untimely according to the 180 day standard.

Prior Years' TIA Data

2021 Financial State of Atlanta

2020 Financial State of Atlanta

2019 Financial State of Atlanta

2018 Financial State of Atlanta

2017 Financial State of Atlanta

2016 Financial State of Atlanta

2015 Financial State of Atlanta

Other Resources

Atlanta Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports

Publishing Entity: Atlanta Department of Finance