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Welcome to the News section of the website of the Office of the Utah State Auditor. The Office regularly publishes audits as they are completed. A selection of the most recent audits is included below. In cases where the audits were presented publicly, links to the presentation and any prepared briefs are included with the link to the audit itself.

Recent Audits, Reports and Presentations

Office of the State Auditor Releases Report on Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control –
Special Financial and Limited Performance Audit For Procedures Performed During Fiscal Year 2016 – September 2016

Office of the State Auditor Releases Review of Purchase Card Internal Controls for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind – September 2016

Office of the State Auditor Releases Reports on Credit Card Internal Controls and Certain Financial Activities for Four Independent State Entities – September 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases A Review of Emigration Improvement District – August 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases A Performance Audit of Medicaid Prescription Drug Controls – August 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Report on Emery County Improper Wire Transfer by County Treasurer – August 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Review of Internal Controls at the Utah Communications Authority  – August 2016

The Office of the Legislative Auditor General (OLAG) Releases Report – UCA Improving Controls After Fraud Discovered – August 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Report on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind and the Sound Beginnings Program at Utah State University – August 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Report on Kaysville City Review of Expenditures for “Big Red” Fire Engine 2016 Parade Entry – August 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Report on Utah Local Governments Trust – July 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind Report on Investigation of Theft – July 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases A Limited Performance Audit of Independent State Entity Transparency – July 2016

Department of Workforce Services Helps to Bring Down Multi-State Fraudster After Adopting Office’s Recommendations to Use Data Analytics Techniques to Detect SNAP Abuse – June 2016
(Follow up from original Performance Audit of Data Analytics Techniques to Detect SNAP Abuse – January 2016)

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases A Performance Audit of Utah Communications Authority Financial Management and Transparency – May 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Report on Kane County’s Internal Control and Financial Practices – April 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Washington County School District Report on Internal Control and Compliance Over Credit Card Use – April 2016

Utah Agencies Collaborate to Stop Retail Food Stamp Fraud – Joint Press Release – March 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Review of Southwest Utah Public Health Department – March 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Kane County Report on Investigation of Theft – March 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Statewide Accountability Survey Observations – March 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Announces New Training Courses Designed for Elected Officials in Local Governments – January 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Analysis Report – Opportunities for Financial Benefit Using High Deductible Medical Plans – January 2016

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases A Performance Audit of Data Analytics Techniques to Detect SNAP Abuse – January 2016

2015 Audit Reports and News

Office Completes Audit of Federal Funds Received by State in Fiscal Year 2015 – December 2015

Presentation of Department of Workforce Services and Department of Health Single Audit Findings to Legislative Social Services Subcommittee – December 2015

Office Releases Investigative Reports Related to Flooding in the Douglas-Hiland Neighborhood in Ogden City, Utah – November 2015

Office Releases A Performance Audit of Financial Reporting in Public Education – November 2015

Office Releases an Analysis Report on NCAA Athletics Revenue
Subsidization for Utah’s Public Colleges and Universities – July 2015

Office Launches Online Training Series for
Local Government Finance Professionals – June 2015

Office Releases Special Financial Audit of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control – May 2015

Office Releases Review Report – Review of the Mapleton Irrigation District – May 2015

Office Releases Analysis Report – Steps to Improve College Graduation Rates – April 2015

Office Releases Audit of the Jordanelle Special Service District  – April 2015

Office Releases Investigation of Draper City’s Allocation of Incremental Costs to Traverse Ridge Special Service District  – April 2015

Office Releases a Performance Audit of Sex Offender Access to Vulnerable Populations – April 2015

Office Releases a Review of the Utah Universal Service
Fund (UUSF) – March 2015

Office Completes A Performance Audit of Utah’s Adult Felony Drug Courts – January 2015

Statement by Utah State Auditor John Dougall On the Passing of Former Speaker Becky Lockhart – January 2015

2014 Audit Reports and News

Office Completes Audit of Federal Funds Received by State in Fiscal Year 2014 – December 2014

Office Issues A Limited Performance Audit of The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control – November 2014

Office Issues A Performance Audit of The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Corporate Incentives Program – October 2014

Office Issues Analysis of Utah Property Tax System Showing Significant Calculation Errors Across the State – July 2014

Who Audits the Auditor? Office of the Utah State Auditor Successfully Completes Peer Review – April 2014

Office Releases Audited Financial Statement of Utah Fund of Funds – March 2014

Office Releases A Limited Performance Audit of The Utah State Fair Corporation – March 2014

Office Releases List of Delinquent Filers Among Utah’s Local Government Entities – March 2014

Office Issues Results of Investigation into Certain Financial Activities of Eagle Mountain City and Utah County – February 2014

Office Releases A Graphical Analysis of Utah’s Reliance on Federal Funding – February 2014

Office Releases An Inquiry and Analysis of Vehicle Usage in the Office of the Attorney General – January 2014

Office Releases A Performance Audit of State Buildings and Land – February 2014

2013 Audit Reports and News

Office Completes Audit of Federal Funds Received by State – December 2013

Presentation of the DABC Financial Audit Progress Interim Report and Final Audit Report – November 2013

A Performance Audit of the Division of Rehabilitation Services Cost Controls – September 2013

A Performance Audit of State Agency Internal Audit Services – August 2013

Utah Retirement Systems Performance Audit –  February 2013

Minimum School Program – January 2013

Department of Workforce Services – 2013