Department of the Auditor General
The auditor general is responsible for ensuring that all state money is spent legally and properly.
Types of Audits
- Financial - provides users of financial reports with assurance concerning reliability.
- Performance - gauges whether government programs and activities are meeting stated goals and objectives, and if tax dollars are being spent efficiently and effectively.
Who/What Gets Audited
- Corporate tax returns
- County public assistance offices
- Federal funds received by the commonwealth
- Hospitals and nursing homes
- Liquid fuels funds
- Liquor stores
- Municipal pension plans
- School districts
- State agencies
- State-aided and -owned medical facilities
- State-related universities
- Volunteer Firefighters' Relief Associations
- Other individuals and entities receiving state funds