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Reporting Requirements for Annual Financial Reports of State Agencies and Universities


Agency Year-End USAS Adjustments and AFR Checklist
Step 8 – Notes to the Financial Statements

Note 5 – Long-Term Liabilities (Submitted through the LTLN web application)

  1. Verify balances in LTLN tie to FMQuery–SIRS – long-term liabilities option.
  2. Verify each line item of LTLN (for example, loans and notes payable) ties to the AFR balance sheet/statement of net position. Changes in debt balances are presented.
  3. Verify debt service requirements for notes payable are presented for five years, and five-year increments thereafter, for both principal and interest amounts.
  4. Verify the principal amount for the first year of the debt service notes payable and capital lease obligations (as disclosed in Note 8) is equal to the amount due within one year for the notes payable and capital lease obligations categories.
  5. Ensure text includes description of claims & judgments, pollution remediation obligations, notes and loans payable (or any other category if applicable) to support required disclosure.
  6. Ensure that all long-term liabilities are split between due within one year and due in more than one year.
  7. Submit a copy of the agency’s Note 5 from its published AFR. The required format is a Microsoft Word document with the header information (agency name/number and Note number/name) sent as an attachment to
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