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As Connecticut’s state auditors, we provide independent, unbiased and objective opinions and recommendations on the operations of state government and the protection against waste, fraud, and abuse.

Our office does much more than accounting. Our auditors serve as the legislature’s eyes and ears in state and quasi-public agencies. They determine whether the agencies are following laws, regulations, internal policies or prudent business practices; whether they are following federal requirements on major federal programs through our work on the Statewide Single Audit; and whether state programs or systems are operating efficiently and effectively through our performance audits and program reviews. Our office also receives and reviews whistleblower complaints from state employees and the public to detect and prevent waste, fraud, and abuse.

The Auditors of Public Accounts (APA) is a legislative agency of the State of Connecticut with the primary mission to audit state agencies. The office is under the direction of two state auditors appointed by the state legislature. Our professional staff of just over one hundred includes many certified public accountants (CPA), certified information system auditors (CISA), certified internal auditors (CIA), and certified fraud examiners (CFE).

As the state’s important fiscal watchdogs, the Auditors of Public Accounts serves the legislature, the public and the media to inform them of areas of concern in state government. It is our goal to make government work better and protect taxpayers from waste, fraud, and abuse.

We hope that you find the information useful and informative, and welcome any comments as we always strive to better communicate the wonderful work our auditors do.

  LATEST REPORTS

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20240402 Economic and Community Development, Department of 04/02/2024 Audit 2020,2021,2022 pdf
20240327 Comptroller - State Financial Operations 03/27/2024 Audit 2023 pdf
20240327 Statewide Single Audit 03/27/2024 Single Audit 2023 pdf
20240326 Education, Department of 03/26/2024 Audit 2021,2022 pdf
20240320 State Data Center General Controls, Department of Correction as of February 2023 03/20/2024 Special Audit pdf
20240307 Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority 03/07/2024 Audit 2021,2022 pdf
20240229 Treasurer - Departmental Operations 02/29/2024 Audit 2021,2022 pdf
20240227 Charter Oak State College 02/27/2024 Audit 2021,2022 pdf
 

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