Finance & Records

The Finance & Records division of the Finance Department is at the heart of Orangeburg's financial operations. We are responsible for a wide range of essential financial and administrative tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Managing city records: Ensuring the secure and organized storage of critical city documents.

  • Processing payroll: Providing accurate and timely compensation to our dedicated city employees.

  • Handling accounts payable: Managing payments to vendors and suppliers, ensuring our financial obligations are met.

  • Overseeing all receivables: Efficiently tracking and collecting city revenues.

  • Administering business licenses: Supporting local economic growth by overseeing and processing licenses.

  • Managing hospitality and accommodations taxes: Administering taxes that enhance tourism and local amenities.

  • Administering retiree insurance: Providing essential support and information for retired city employees.

  • Issuing garage sale permits: Facilitating permits for residents wishing to host garage sales.

  • Managing fire contracts: Ensuring city safety through the management of contracts with the fire department.

  • Handling city property taxes: Overseeing property taxes to support city operations.

  • Preparing the annual budget: Developing and managing the city's budget to meet community needs.

  • Conducting financial audits: Ensuring transparency and accountability through regular financial audits.

  • Managing investments and deposits: Responsible management of the city's financial assets.

  • Providing training and support: Offering training as needed to ensure our staff is equipped with the latest financial knowledge.

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