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BARS Account Export
Select a government type/Select basis of accounting

This government type selection will limit the accounts to those applicable to the selected government type.  Although the listing provided intends to be all inclusive, it is possible that needed account codes will not be included.  If this occurs, please use the All option to view the entire chart of accounts and contact LGSCFeedback@sao.wa.gov so the listing can be updated.

Select export type

The Excel option provides a spreadsheet which you can format.  The PDF is formatted to highlight the different categories of account codes.   For display purposes, the account codes contain decimal points which should be excluded in your annual report.

Select a reporting level

Above and Prescribed option includes those accounts which are aggregates of detailed account codes and are not valid for reporting in addition to Prescribed accounts which are the valid BARS account codes.  Prescribed option only lists valid BARS account codes.

Your annual report requires seven digits for all account codes however, their display in the chart of accounts varies.   The expenditure or expense accounts are presented without objects which are available in the BARS Manual.   The reporting at the subobject level is not required.

Select a government type:  
Select a basis of accounting:  
Select export type:     
Select a reporting level:  

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