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Comptroller’s Office Congratulates 12 Counties with Clean Audits

Henderson County was one of 12 counties in the State of Tennessee that received a clean audit report of the fiscal year.
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Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury Jason Mumpower is pleased to announce that 12 Tennessee counties, including Henderson County, was audited by the Comptroller’s Division of Local Government Audit and have achieved a significant accomplishment. Each of them has received a clean audit report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.

The 12 counties are Bedford, Chester, Henderson, Henry, Loudon, Marshall, Monroe, Obion, Robertson, Sumner, Tipton, and Williamson.

The annual audits for these counties were completed without any findings. Audit findings are used to report on weaknesses, deficiencies, or areas of noncompliance within government operations.

All 12 counties were recognized at the Tennessee County Services Association Legislative Conference in Gatlinburg on May 26, 2021.

“A clean audit is a good indication that government business is on track,” said Comptroller Jason E. Mumpower. “I commend all of the elected officials, leaders, and county staff who have committed to provide accountability and reliability in these 12 counties. This is quite an achievement. Congratulations.”

County’s that receive clean audits can point to a strong system that allows for accurate financial…

For the complete article, see the June 2nd edition of The Lexington Progress.

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