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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Top county workers get 2 percent raise

    Top county workers get 2 percent raise
    Three of Broward County's top employees will get 2 percent raises this year, helping them retain their positions as some of the highest paid employees in County Hall. Still, the raises Tuesday for the county administrator, county auditor and county...
  • Suicides rattle Missouri GOP, provoke criticism of campaign tactics

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The suicides of a candidate for governor and his spokesman in Missouri have thrown the state's Republican Party into disarray, with accusations of dirty campaigning and smear tactics. While the suicides remain under investigation, they...
  • L.A. County paid millions to troubled foster care agency despite warnings

    Los Angeles County officials paid a foster care nonprofit millions of dollars in taxpayer money even though government investigators repeatedly warned of problems with the organization, including allegations of financial misconduct and child abuse....
  • Inspector General's closed-door meetings questioned

    Inspector General's closed-door meetings questioned
    Palm Beach County's government watchdog holding closed-door meetings with a group of local officials has been questioned as a possible violation of Florida's public access laws. John Bowers, a former auditor at the inspector general's office, wrote to...
  • DCFS late in probing more than 300 child abuse, neglect claims: audit

    DCFS late in probing more than 300 child abuse, neglect claims: audit
    A new report released Thursday detailed additional problems at the state's troubled Department of Children and Family Services that could "result in further endangerment" of the children the agency is charged with protecting. The report from Illinois...
  • Hogan tax break becomes widespread business audit

    Hogan tax break becomes widespread business audit
    Gov. Larry Hogan's plan to give a modest tax break to some small businesses has been turned into a bill that could force tens of thousands of Maryland companies to undergo tax audits. The transformation — achieved through a unanimous vote of the...
  • People on the Move: Urban League announces board members

    People on the Move: Urban League announces board members
    Hiring, promotions and recognition at Soth Florida employers. Nonprofit The Urban League of Broward County has named the following to its board: Rob Babin, Cox Media Group; Leslie Lunak, BankUnited; Alphonso Jefferson Jr., Broward County Board of...
  • It's time to clean house at the College of DuPage

    It's time to clean house at the College of DuPage
    Drip ... "College of DuPage trustees OK president's $750,000-plus buyout deal." Drip ... "College of DuPage officials drink, eat well on taxpayers' dime." Drip ... "College of DuPage gives foundation board member $630,000 in no-bid contracts."...
  • Missouri GOP aide's suicide adds intrigue to that of his former boss

    Missouri GOP aide's suicide adds intrigue to that of his former boss
    A suicide note left by a media director for Tom Schweich, the Missouri state auditor who took his own life in February, was released Tuesday at the family’s request in an effort to quell speculation about his death. Police found the body of Spence...
  • 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...
  • 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...