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2,305 Audits Completed in 2019
588 Audits in Progress
$113 BillionSubject to Audit

The Art of Good Government

Cover of Segregation of Duties guide

Segregation of duties, or separating conflicting duty assignments in your government, can help protect your local government's assets. This first-of-its-kind guide is intended to help all sizes and types of local governments understand how to separate job duties when its feasible.

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Meet Your State Auditor

Pat McCarthy

Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy began her term in January 2017. Before that, she managed the daily operations of Pierce County, the second largest county in Washington, for eight years.

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