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If the association is refusing to provide a proper accounting, then members would first approach the board and demand they order one. Second, if the board refuses to provide an accounting to members as required, then the members have a right to file suit for declaratory judgment
in court to force the association to produce the accounting and the books for inspection to the members.
Under FS 720.303, in pertinent part, the association shall keep and provide these records, it states:(j) The financial and accounting records of the association, kept according to good accounting practices. All financial and accounting records must be maintained for a period of at least 7 years. The financial and accounting records must include:1. Accurate, itemized, and detailed records of all receipts and expenditures.2. A current account and a periodic statement of the account for each member, designating the name and current address of each member who is obligated to pay assessments, the due date and amount of each assessment or other charge against the member, the date and amount of each payment on the account, and the balance due.3. All tax returns, financial statements, and financial reports of the association.4. Any other records that identify, measure, record, or communicate financial information.(k) A copy of the disclosure summary described in s. 720.401(1)
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