Shadow Revenue: Where Is It and How to Find It

Revenue is an increasingly important topic for cities and counties, especially since 61 municipalities have declared bankruptcy since 2010. And in 2017, the General Fund growth for cities slowed to 0.9% with expenditures up 2%. New funding is imperative to supply the expected level of municipal programs and services.

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Governments in Alabama and Georgia Sign Up for Revenue Enhancement with Avenu

Local governments increasingly seek private-sector solutions when it comes to administering revenue programs, as the Avenu client roster shows.

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Selling Sales Tax

Doug Jensen, Senior Vice President of Avenu, explains to American City & County magazine readers why the traditional sales tax is due for a review in today’s economy.  https://lnkd.in/dnVfDm2

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Avenu’s Jonathan Gerth Shows Alabama how to Get the Most out of Its Sales Tax

Avenu’s Vice President of Tax and Auditing Services, Jonathan Gerth, is bringing his expertise to Opelika, AL on Aug. 15

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Avenu Acquires Conduent’s Government Software Business

 Strategic Shift Expands Presence to All 50 States and Canada

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Avenu Renews Sponsorship of California City Management Foundation

Avenu has renewed its sponsorship of the California City Management Foundation (CCMF).

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Avenu Adds Illinois Staff, Clients

HERNDON, VA, July 30, 2018 – Greg Karr, former president of AmAudit, has joined Avenu to lead the revenue enhancement and administration operations for cities and counties in Illinois. Avenu will assume contracts previously managed by Karr.

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The U.S. Supreme Court and Online Sales Tax: What the Wayfair Decision Means as of Today

On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that internet retailers can be required to collect online sales tax, even in states where they have no physical presence. The landmark decision, South Dakota vs. Wayfair, Inc., reverses a 1992 ruling and could result in a greater revenue source for state and local governments. As explained in this free Avenu webinar held right after the ruling, there are still uncertainties surrounding the potential effects, but change is likely on the way.

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Avenu Attends AMROA’s Summer Conference

Avenu’s friends in the South may have spotted the Avenu booth at the 50th annual Alabama Municipal Revenue Officers Association (AMROA) Summer Conference at The Westin, Birmingham this week.

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US Conference of Mayors Touts Avenu’s Revenue Recovery Program

What are cities doing to remain livable? See the United States Conference of Mayors Business Council Best Practice Report for innovation at work. Avenu is honored to be included on page 10 for its hotel revenue recovery program in El Paso, Texas. Download report here.

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