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Government Compensation in California Reporting – Cities

Reporting and Publication Information

Government Compensation Report Due Dates             
Government Code section 53891 requires cities, counties, and independent special districts to submit completed compensation reports to the State Controller’s Office.

In 2015, Assembly Bill 341 was signed by the Governor and amends Government Code (GC) section 53891 affecting the Government Compensation in California due dates.  GC section 53891 requires completed reports to be submitted to the State Controller’s Office (SCO) for the previous calendar year no later than April 30th.  This due date is effective for the 2015 calendar year.

Publication Schedule
Compensation information is published on the SCO's Government Compensation in California (GCC) website:  Visit our GCC website to view the Publication Schedule.

Reporting and Filing Instructions


 Reporting Year Report Due Date  Office 2007 - 13 Reporting Template Office 97 - 03 Reporting Template
 2016  4/30/2017  LGCompensation File (.xlsx)  LGCompensation File (.xls)
 2015  4/30/2016  LGCompensation File (.xlsx)  LGCompensation File (.xls)
 2014  10/19/2015  LGCompensation File (.xlsx)  LGCompensation File (.xls)
 2013  10/20/2014  LGCompensation File (.xlsx)  LGCompensation File (.xls)
 2012  10/18/2013  LGCompensation File (.xlsx)  LGCompensation File (.xls)
 2011  10/18/2012  LGCompensation File (.xlsx)  LGCompensation File (.xls)
 2010  10/18/2011  LGCompensation File (.xlsx)  LGCompensation File (.xls)
 2009  10/18/2010  LGCompensation File (.xlsx)  LGCompensation File (.xls)