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No later than August 1 – The liquor tax reversion must be made. (SDCL 35-5-22; See Hdbk., sec. 11.600)

No later than August 1 – In those municipalities employing a city manager, the city manager is required to prepare and submit an annual budget to the governing body. (SDCL 9-10-15(5); See Hdbk., sec. 12.065)

Sales tax ordinance deadlines – The effective date of any new or amended municipal sales tax ordinance must fall on either January first or July first. The municipality must notify the Department of Revenue of the ordinance at least 90 days prior to the effective date. (SDCL 10-52-9; 10-52A-13; See Hdbk. Sec. 12.260)

On or before September 1 – The finance officer must report annually to the governing body an estimate of the expenses of the municipality and likewise the revenue necessary to be raised for the current year in budget form similar to that recommended by the municipal accounting manual as provided in SDCL 4-11-6. (SDCL 9-22-23; See Hdbk., sec. 12.065)

At the first regular meeting in September, or within ten days thereafter – The annual appropriation ordinance for the ensuing year must be introduced. (SDCL 9-21-2; See Hdbk., sec. 12.066)

Boundary changes – Municipalities must notify the Department of Revenue of any resolution or amendment enacted which changes the boundaries of the municipality. Notification shall be in written form, shall contain a copy of the resolution or amendment, and may be sent by electronic means or registered mail. Municipalities shall also provide any changes and additions to streets and addresses. (SDCL 10-52-13; See Hdbk., sec. 14.172) 

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