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Statement of accounts

Status notice of the 2021/22 Statement of Accounts

Delay in issuing the Auditor’s opinion

Under regulation 10 of the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (as amended), the council is required to publish the audited Statement of Accounts of City of York Council for the year ended 31 March 2022, along with auditor opinion certification, on or before 30 November 2022.

The council has been unable to meet this requirement for the following reason:

  • Delay in issuing the Auditors opinion as a result of:
    • CIPFA technical accounting issue relating to infrastructure assets, principally for highways authorities
    • National Audit Office audit requirements and group instructions for the Whole of Government Accounts (WGA)

See documents relating to the 2021 to 2022 Statement of Accounts:

See legislation relating to the 2021 to 2022 Statement of Accounts:

Our Statement of Accounts shows the income and expenditure for the financial year and our financial position at the end of the period. It is compiled and presented in accordance with the Accounting Code of Practice and satisfies all legislative requirements.

2020 to 2021 Statement of Accounts

View the City of York Council Statement of Accounts and the Annual Governance Statement for 2020 to 2021 as approved by the Audit and Governance Committee on 2 February 2022.

View the City of York Council Audit Completion Report. The audit has yet to be formally concluded, and the Audit Certificate will be made available in due course.

Statements from previous financial years

View Statement of Accounts from previous financial years.

Annual audit letters

Each year we receive a letter from our external auditors summarising the key findings of the previous year's inspection and audit work; view previous annual audit letters.

Summary of accounts

As an alternative to full statements, a summary of accounts highlighting key information was prepared for financial years between 2004/05 and 2012/13 (summaries are no longer a requirement).

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