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Meeting Notification: Comptroller Advisory Board – September 8, 2022 at 12:00pm

WHO:             The Comptroller Advisory Board

WHAT:           Meeting to review Statewide Single Audit Report for Fiscal Year 2021

WHEN:           Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 12:00pm

WHERE:         Virtually, via Zoom
Meeting ID: 889 3201 1538
Passcode: 413802
Conference dial-in: 929-206-6099

The Comptroller Advisory Board will hold a virtual meeting on Thursday, September 8, 2022 via Zoom. The Board is expected to review a draft of the Statewide Single Audit Report for Fiscal Year 2021, as written by the state’s independent external auditors, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP (CLA). The meeting is a public meeting subject to the Open Meeting Law.

The formal meeting notification is available at

The Single Audit Report is an entity-wide audit of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding institutions of higher education), that includes its financial statements and the expenditures of federal awards by state agencies. The Statewide Single Audit reviews internal controls and compliance over financial reporting and federal programs.

About the Comptroller Advisory Board

The Comptroller Advisory Board meets to provide advice and counsel to the Comptroller in the performance of his duties. The Advisory Board shall be responsible for reviewing any rules or regulations promulgated by the Comptroller prior to their implementation. The Advisory Board shall also review, prior to publication, the annual financial report of the Commonwealth, published by the Comptroller.

The Advisory Board was created pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 7A, Section 2.

About the Office of the Comptroller

The Office of the Comptroller of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is an independent and apolitical overseer of governmental and other funding sources, totaling more than $94 billion in revenue and $95 billion in spending in Fiscal Year 2021.  In addition, the Office of the Comptroller oversees the Commonwealth’s expenditure, payroll management, and major audit functions.

As stewards of the public trust, we aspire to inspire confidence by maintaining our core principles: clarity, integrity, and accountability.

The powers and obligations of the Office of the Comptroller are generally dictated by M.G.L. c. 7A.

The Comptroller of the Commonwealth is William McNamara, who has served as the 20th Comptroller since February 2020.