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Performance Audits

The Performance Audit group performs audits that evaluate the efficiency of operations and the effectiveness of programs, and can range from an audit of a specific case or individual to an audit of an entire agency. Performance audits can also measure operational compliance to given criteria such as state/federal law, administrative rule, or policy and the adequacy of such standards. Below are links to recent Performance Audit Reports.

Office of the State Auditor Releases A Performance Audit of  Educator Misconduct Reporting and Discipline within the Utah System of Public Education – November 2018

Office of the State Auditor Releases its Limited Performance Audit of Salt Lake City’s Police Department – April 2018

Office of the State Auditor Releases Three Audits of Public Education Programs – March 2018

Office of the State Auditor Releases Total Compensation Study Covering Fiscal Year 2017 – January 2018

Office of the State Auditor Releases Letters Addressing Observations of the Recently Completed Primary Election – September 2017

Office of the State Auditor Releases A Performance Audit Of State Agency And Board Of Education Compliance With Performance Evaluation Requirements – March 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Office Issues A Limited Review of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) Client Satisfaction

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

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

Office Releases A Performance Audit of State Buildings and Land

A Performance Audit of the Division of Rehabilitation Services Cost Controls

A Performance Audit of State Agency Internal Audit Services

Utah Retirement Systems URS Performance Audit Brief