Auditor Galloway launches audit of Scott County government

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced a regularly scheduled audit of Scott County, located in southeast Missouri, is underway.

The county’s most recent audit was released in December 2014, and received an overall performance rating of “fair.”

“This review will examine the operations and fiscal procedures in county offices to ensure they are working efficiently for taxpayers,” Galloway said. “If any citizens have information that would be helpful during our review, I encourage them to reach out to my Whistleblower Hotline with their concerns”

The 2014 audit recommended increased oversight in the prosecuting attorney and sheriff’s offices. The audit also identified a repeat issue involving the maximum amount of sales tax allowed by state law. These findings will be reviewed during the course of the upcoming audit.  The complete report for the 2014 audit can be found online here.

Individuals with information related to this audit or other government entities may contact the State Auditor’s Whistleblower Hotline by calling 800-347-8597, by emailing moaudit@auditor.mo.gov or by using the online submission form at auditor.mo.gov/hotline.

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