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Local governmental budgeting practices in the United States and Canada.

George A. Terhune

Local governmental budgeting practices in the United States and Canada.

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Published by Municipal Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Municipal finance -- -- Accounting,
  • Local finance,
  • Municipal finance -- Canada -- Accounting

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAccounting publication, no. 13-1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21261787M


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