Pennsylvania State Auditor in Harrisburg Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Pennsylvania State Auditor, a Auditor Office, at Strawberry Street, Harrisburg PA.

Pennsylvania State Auditor
712 Strawberry Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17101

About the Pennsylvania State Auditor

The Pennsylvania State Auditor, located in Harrisburg, PA, evaluates the performance of government agencies to ensure the transparency and accountability of Harrisburg government. The Auditor's Office performs an oversight role, evaluating the integrity of financial operations and compliance with laws, regulations, and rules. The Auditor helps Harrisburg government agencies by identifying opportunities to increase efficiency and effectiveness. The Auditor also investigates suspected corruption or fraudulent activities.

You may contact the Auditor's Office for questions about:
  • Harrisburg government audit reports
  • Requesting public records
  • Harrisburg government financial operations
  • Acting as a whistleblower
  • Government auditing standards in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
  • Harrisburg government financial statements
  • Financial investigations and fraud
Auditing Responsibilities
  • Setting the criteria to evaluate Harrisburg government agencies, offices, and programs
  • Conducting research on departments to understand their goals and objectives
  • Conducting an investigation, including interviews and fieldwork, to gather information and evidence
  • Preparing reports on preliminary findings and, in some cases, allowing the audited agency to respond to the report
  • Publishing Harrisburg audit reports, detailing the findings of the audit and recommendations for corrective action or improvements
Harrisburg Government Office Audits

The Pennsylvania State Auditor conducts government office audits in Harrisburg, including investigating agencies, programs, and government contracts. The Auditor has full access to government records and sets procedures to avoid interference from the agencies undergoing the audit. After conducting an audit, the Auditor's Office publishes their reports as public records. The Auditor also creates an annual report detailing the findings of audits conducted each year.

Financial Audits in Harrisburg

The Auditor's Office conducts financial audits of government agencies as part of its responsibilities. This includes auditing the Harrisburg government budget to ensure the accuracy of financial statements reported to the public. These financial audits, including Harrisburg government financial statements, are available to the public.

Government Contract Audits

In addition to auditing agencies and programs, the Auditor also examines Harrisburg government contracts and grants to ensure transparency. These contract audits provide oversight over government funds going to private sector organizations. The Auditor also creates public reports on contract audits.

Reporting Suspected Corruption or Fraud

The Auditor's Office also accepts reports of suspected government corruption or fraud. Government employees, private sector employees, or Harrisburg residents can act as whistleblowers to report improper government actions. Contact the Auditor's Office for more information, including how to make an anonymous report.

Contact the Pennsylvania State Auditor

You may contact the Pennsylvania State Auditor by calling 717-787-2653, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Pennsylvania State Auditor, 712 Strawberry Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17101.

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