Pre Audit Inspection Period for Annual Accounts
Annual Accounts for the Period from 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021
Notice is hereby given that the Council is postponing the publication of the unaudited annual accounts required to be published by 30 June due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This postponement is made using the powers contained within the Coronarvirus (Scotland) Act 2020.
The unaudited accounts will now be published on 8th July 2021. Given this postponement the Council will consider the unaudited accounts at a meeting of the Audit Committee on 8th July 2021.
The Local Authority Accounts (Scotland) Regulations 2014 require all Scottish Local Authorities to compile their Annual Accounts according to the regulations; to have their Annual Accounts independently examined by an external auditor appointed by the Accounts Commission for Scotland; and to undertake a period of public inspection of the annual accounts during the annual audit.
The Public Inspection Period for the Inverclyde Council 2020-2021 Pre Audit of Annual Accounts commences on Thursday 22nd July to Wednesday 11th August (both days inclusive). Full details are included within the attached notice.