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Accounting and Auditing

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  • After Missouri auditor kills himself, his spokesman is found dead

    After Missouri auditor kills himself, his spokesman is found dead
    The media director for late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich was found dead Sunday of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Spence Jackson, 45, was found in his Jefferson City, Mo., apartment by police who were sent there after friends and family...
  • New Porter County auditor saves thousands through hire

    Porter County Auditor Vicki Urbanik is hiring a full-time employee to do the same job that a consultant was doing, but at a fraction of the cost. The Porter County Council unanimously gave Urbanik the go-ahead Tuesday to hire someone to tackle homestead...
  • Baltimore creates new audits site

    Baltimore creates new audits site
    Baltimore's finance department has created a new page on its website for residents to track the progress of the 13 agency-level audits the city must undergo by next year. Finance director Henry Raymond said he expects the first four agency audits to...
  • Florida one of the most expensive for tax preparation

    Florida one of the most expensive for tax preparation
    You're not alone if you're low on cash after paying someone to prepare your federal income taxes. Florida is one of the least affordable states to get tax help, according to a new study that compares the state's average hourly pay of accountants and...
  • L.A. audits: Costly police, firefighter workers' comp claims avoidable

    L.A. audits: Costly police, firefighter workers' comp claims avoidable
    Los Angeles police and firefighters work in a culture that encourages filing "excessive" workers' compensation claims, according to a pair of city audits released Thursday, and taxpayers are doling out up to $28 million per year for what amount to...
  • Audit says Maryland overbilled federal government $28.4M in health exchange launch

    Audit says Maryland overbilled federal government $28.4M in health exchange launch
    A long-awaited audit of Maryland's health insurance exchange has found that the state improperly billed the federal government $28.4 million as former Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration struggled to launch what would become one of the most troubled...
  • Irvine council considers legal action in wake of Great Park audit

    After receiving the final report in the Orange County Great Park audit, the Irvine City Council voted Tuesday to consider legal action regarding findings of the "appearance of impropriety." The report recommended further investigation of billing and...
  • Former PTA president charged with theft

    Former PTA president charged with theft
    A Baltimore County woman was arrested Thursday and charged with stealing close to $10,000 from the Orems Elementary School's PTA during the time she was the group's president. Christine Samuels, 43, of Essex turned herself in to authorities Thursday...
  • 'Excessive' workers' comp costs L.A. taxpayers millions, audits find

    'Excessive' workers' comp costs L.A. taxpayers millions, audits find
    Los Angeles police and firefighters work in a culture that encourages filing “excessive” workers’ compensation claims, according to a pair of city audits released Thursday, and taxpayers are doling out up to $28 million a year for what...
  • Apparent Nepotism In Hartford City Jobs Looks Bad

    Apparent Nepotism In Hartford City Jobs Looks Bad
    Nepotism is fine in a family-owned business, but it has no place in municipal government. The taxpayers deserve the best and brightest, not the best connected. An audit released this week suggests the favoritism fix was in for several well-connected job...
  • Should Broward County attorney get super-raise?

    Should Broward County attorney get super-raise?
    When it comes to giving a raise to the county attorney, Broward Mayor Tim Ryan has an idea: Super-size it. Broward County government's three top employees sat in silence on the dais last week as their bosses took up a touchy topic — whether they...