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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Town of Theresa – Internal Controls Over Claims Auditing (2014M-89)

Released: May 23, 2014 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to review the Town’s internal controls over the claims process for the period of January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2013.


The Town of Theresa, which is governed by an elected five-member Town Board, is located in Jefferson County and has approximately 2,900 residents. The Town’s budgeted appropriations for 2013 totaled approximately $1.5 million.

Key Finding

  • Internal controls over the claims audit process are designed to ensure that claims are adequately supported and appropriate prior to payment.

Key Recommendation

  • There are no recommendations in this report.

Local Government and School Accountability Contact Information:

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