Bueno named Finance Officer of the Year | Local News

STURGIS — Longtime Sturgis Finance Officer Fay Bueno has been named Finance Officer of the Year in South Dakota by the South Dakota Municipal League.

Her nomination came from co-workers, her staff and Sturgis City Manager Daniel Ainslie.

“There are many great finance officers in this state. I’m honored to be chosen,” Bueno said.

It’s especially meaningful that the nomination came from those people she works with every day, she said.

In addition to being an exemplary financial manager for the city, Bueno is a wonderful advocate for the city of Sturgis, the nomination letter said.

“She is a competent, capable, and knowledgeable finance officer,” nominators wrote.

Born and raised in the Black Hills, Bueno earned an accounting degree from Black Hills State University. She spent almost 15 years in the private sector before starting her municipal career as city finance officer for Whitewood. She held that position for 11

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G20 finance ministers in Venice take up global tax proposal | Business and Economy News

Finance ministers from the Group of 20 (G20) countries will push for agreement on proposals backed by United States President Joe Biden to deter tax dodging by multinational companies.

While approval of the sweeping tax package is likely at the G20 meeting Friday and Saturday in Venice, the proposals still face a key hurdle in the US Congress, where Republicans have pledged to oppose it.

Biden’s proposal for a 15 percent global corporate minimum tax resulted in a breakthrough in stalled international tax talks. An agreement was reached July 1 among 131 countries in negotiations convened by the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

The deal aims to discourage the use of often-complex accounting schemes to move profits to where the least tax is due.

The OECD deal asks countries where companies have their headquarters to enact the minimum tax so that their companies would pay tax at

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Peachtree Corners earns Excellence in Financial Reporting award for third straight year | News

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada recently honored Peachtree Corners with a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

The certificate is awarded to municipalities in the United States and Canada that achieve the highest standards of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

To earn the award, the Annual Report was judged by an impartial panel to have met the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate the city’s financial story to its residents and business community.

“We strive to ensure that our financial reporting is worthy of this important award. It validates Peachtree Corners’ commitment to sound financial accountability,” said Cory Salley, Director of Finance. “This award is a real honor, because it recognizes that we are handling the finances of Peachtree Corners in an efficient and effective

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