Washington, D.C.

TIA Data

2022 Financial State of Washington, DC (Released 2/15/2024)

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Washington, DC owns more than it owes.
Washington, DC's Taxpayer Surplus™ is $10,700, and it received an "A" from TIA.
Washington, DC is a Sunshine City with enough assets to cover its debt.
Decisions by elected officials have created a Taxpayer Surplus™, which is each taxpayer's share of money available after city bills have been paid.
TIA's Taxpayer Surplus™ measurement incorporates all assets and liabilities, including retirement obligations.
Washington, DC has $10 billion of assets available to pay the state's bills totaling $7.3 billion.
Washington, DC has $2.8 billion available after bills have been paid, which breaks down to $10,700 per taxpayer.
Washington, DC's reported net position is inflated by $852.7 million, largely because the city defers recognizing losses incurred when retirement liabilities increase.
The city's financial report was released 116 days after its fiscal year end, which is considered timely according to the 180 day standard.

Prior Years' TIA Data

2021 Financial State of Washington, DC

2020 Financial State of Washington, DC

2019 Financial State of Washington, DC

2016 Financial State of Washington, DC

2015 Financial State of Washington, DC

Other Resources

Washington, DC Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports

Publishing Entity: Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Financial Transparency Score 2024

APRIL 23, 2024

Truth in Accounting has once again created a transparency score for the financial reporting by state governments to encourage the publication of transparent and accurate government financial information.