Financial accounting and control for local governments in Maryland.

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Dept. of Fiscal Services , Annapolis, Md. (90 State Circle, Annapolis 21401-1991)
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ContributionsMaryland. General Assembly. Dept. of Fiscal Services.
LC ClassificationsHJ9859 .A3 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 42 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1669675M
LC Control Number91622692

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Objective To produce the State of Maryland Comprehensive Annual Financial Report in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, as promulgated by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.