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NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Town of Ossian – Tax Collector (2016M-364)


Released: December 23, 2016 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to verify the accuracy of the Town’s tax collection for the period January 1, 2015 through October 6, 2016.

Background

The Town of Ossian is located in Livingston County. The Town, which has approximately 800 residents, is governed by an elected five-member Town Board. Budgeted appropriations for 2016 totaled approximately $817,000.

Key Finding

  • The Tax Collector accurately recorded tax payments and, with minor exceptions that we discussed with the Tax Collector, deposits were made and collections remitted to the Supervisor and County Treasurer within the statutorily required time limits.

Key Recommendations

  • There are no recommendations in this report.

Local Government and School Accountability Contact Information:

Phone: (518) 474-4037; Email: localgov@osc.state.ny.us
Address: Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability
110 State Street, 12th Floor; Albany, NY 12236