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2,225 Audits Completed in 2022
803 Audits in Progress
$147 BillionSubject to Audit

Stay on top of piggybacking requirements with SAO’s updated guide

Piggybacking is the ability to use another government’s bid award without going through your own competitive process. It can be complicated, which is why we have updated our guide—Piggybacking under Washington State Law—to address your most common questions and alert you to changes in our guidance.

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Meet Your State Auditor

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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