Training Opportunities

SAFES

How to Use SAFES. This online training video assists with using the State Auditor's Form Entry System. When you click the link below, you will be brought to a web page with a video player. Click on the white triangle in the center of the player and the online training video will begin playing.


Audit Practice Division

2020 Local Government Training Conference. State Auditor Julie Blaha will host a training for those working with local government finances on November 18, 2020. For more intomation, please vist the conference webpage.


Government Information Division

CTAS Training Materials. Instructional materials for the Small City and Town Accounting System (CTAS) are available as documents you can download to view or print and, in some cases, videos you can watch on your computer. Click here to be brought to the CTAS "Getting Started" webpage to find links to the documents and videos.


Pension Division

2021 Volunteer Fire Relief Association Training. The Office of the State Auditor (OSA) is pleased to offer training for relief association officers, board members, and auditors. The training will cover topics designed to help relief association trustees be successful in the administration of their pension plans. In 2021, three live webinars on July 14th, July 22nd, and July 27th are replacing the typical in-person classroom sessions. Click on the link below for more information and to register:

Pension Video Instruction Series. The Pension Division of the OSA has recorded a series of online training videos to assist with the completion of Pension reporting forms.

When you click on one of the links below, you will be brought to a web page with a video player. Click on the white triangle in the center of the player and the online training video will begin playing.


Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Division

2021 County TIF Training. In July 2021, Tax increment financing (TIF) training was offered via webinar for county staff who work with TIF in administering the property tax system. Information about this past training and a video of the recorded webinar can be found below:

2020 TIF Authority Training. In July 2020, Tax increment financing (TIF) training was presented via webinar to development authorities. Information about this past training and a link to one of the recorded webinars is available below:

TIF Video Instruction Series. The TIF Division of the OSA has prepared a series of training videos to assist with completing TIF forms.

When you click on one of the links below, you will be brought to a web page with a video player. Click on the white triangle in the center of the player and the video will begin playing.

TIF Annual Reporting Form Videos

TIF Education Series. The TIF Division has prepared a series of videos with information and background on Tax Increment Financing.

When you click on the link below, you will be brought to a web page with a video player. Click on the white triangle in the center of the player and the video will begin playing.