The Finance Department coordinates the annual budget process, works with departmental leadership to prepare the annual budget, facilitates the annual audit and prepares the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). It also acts as the City's purchasing agent, processes biweekly payroll, performs risk management and maintains all liability insurance policies.

FY2019 Budget

View the City of East Lansing's FY2019 Budget, Tax Rate & Fee Schedule

FY2019 Budget Preparation

View the City of East Lansing's Preliminary FY2019 Budget & Public Meeting Schedule

Financial Background Information

Learn more about the City's financial challenges and steps that have been taken over the years to address those challenges.

Frequently Asked Questions - Taxes

A number of tax-related Frequently Asked Questions have been compiled.