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Agency Information

Department of Accounts (DOA)

The Department of Accounts (DOA) operates the state’s centralized automated accounting, payroll and fixed assets systems, and prepares the Commonwealth’s official financial statements. It ensures that all funds for state agencies and institutions are accounted for and spent according to state and federal laws and accepted accounting principles.

Department of Planning and Budget (DPB)

The Department of Planning and Budget (DPB) develops and administers the state budget, which allocates money for state agencies and institutions. The agency also conducts policy analyses and evaluations of state programs and services and oversees the Commonwealth’s strategic planning and performance measurement efforts. In addition, the Department analyzes proposed state legislation, reviews regulations for need and clarity, and prepares economic impact statements on regulations.

Virginia Department of Taxation

The Department of Taxation collects taxes, deposits taxes with the state treasury, and administers the tax laws for individuals and corporations.

Department of the Treasury

The Department of the Treasury manages cash in the state treasury and makes payments based on authorizations from the Comptroller; it also issues and manages the state’s debt.

Virginia Unclaimed Property Division

The Unclaimed Property Division is responsible for returning money, stocks, bonds, dividends, utility deposits, insurance proceeds and tangible property to the rightful owners. 

Virginia Resources Authority

The Virginia Resources Authority infrastructure financing for local governments in the areas of water, wastewater, stormwater drainage, solid waste, brownfield remediation, public safety and airports.

Virginia Board of Accountancy

Regulates certified public accountants in Virginia through a program of examination, licensure of individuals and CPA firms, consumer protection through enforcement of statutes and regulations, continuing professional education and peer review oversight.