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Below is a set of links to selected articles and news clips referring to the Office of the Utah State Auditor. Where a specific topic generated multiple reports, they have been grouped by topic. Items are listed with most recent first.

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

Audit Finds Error Cost State $100 Million in Property Taxe Revenues
By Whitney Evans | KUER
July 14, 2014

$100M mistake means tax increase for Utah property owners
By Morgan Jacobsen with Richard Piatt | KSL TV
July 14, 2014

Audit: Utahns undertaxed $100M since 2006
By Morgan Jacobsen | Deseret News
July 14, 2014

State auditor: Utah property taxes bring in $100 million less than owed
By Dan Harrie And Christopher Smart | The Salt Lake Tribune
July 14, 2014

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

New plans considered for Utah State Fairpark
By Morgan Jacobsen | KSL TV (KSL.com)
May 23, 2014

State fair at a crossroads as legislators ponder its future
Robert Gehrke | The Salt Lake Tribune
May 21, 2014

Audit complete, land-use study underway for Utah State Fairpark
Morgan Jacobsen | Deseret News
May 21, 2014

Future Of State Fair Park In Limbo
Cristina Flores | KUTV.com
May 15, 2014

Audit of Utah State Fair indicates low attendance, high subsidy costs
Gene Kennedy | FOX 13 News
March 27, 2014

Utah State Fair Under-Attended and Over-Subsidized
Brian Grimmett | KUER
March 27, 2014

State audit gives scathing review of Utah State Fair management
Dave Cawley | KSL.com
March 28, 2014

State fair garners no ribbons in new audit
Pamela Manson | The Salt Lake Tribune
March 27, 2014

Utah audit: state fair pricey, poorly attended
Daily Herald
March 27, 2014

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

Speak up for government transparency
Utah’s Right to Know
May 3, 2014

Late filings hide how tax dollars are being spent
Pamela Manson | The Salt Lake Tribune
February 28, 2014

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

Eagle Mountain audit points to problems with travel expenses, receipts
Andrew Adams | Deseret News
February 24, 2014

Eagle Mountain City cleared of misused funds allegations
Daily Herald
February 25, 2014

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

Audit cites abuse of vehicle privileges in Utah Attorney General’s Office
Cathy McKitrick | Standard-Examiner
February 12, 2014

Attorney General Sean D. Reyes Approves Audit RecommendationsFebruary 12, 2014

Audit finds Utah A.G.’s office lax in tracking its fleet
Marissa Lang | The Salt Lake Tribune
February 07, 2014

General News Reports

Residents call for audit of Mulligans, S. Jordan finances
Dan Harrie | The Salt Lake Tribune
May 20, 2014

An auditor with an eagle eye
Lee Benson | Deseret News
January 1, 2014
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