2018 Audit Findings Released

The Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has released the findings from its recent audit of the fiscal year 2017-2018 financial statements for Fentress County. The report mentions 8 separate deficiency findings made by auditors, and includes their recommendations for remediation of these issues, as well as the response given to the auditors by county officials. The “Findings” segment of the report reads as follows:

OFFICE OF FINANCE DIRECTOR

Finding 2018-001 Operations Of The Finance Office Are Currently Being Reviewed

(Noncompliance Under Government Auditing Standards)

In response to a fraud report filed by Fentress County officials, the Comptroller’s Division of Investigations is currently reviewing certain operations of the Fentress County Finance Department. Findings, if any, resulting from this review will be included in a subsequent report.

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