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Do you need a federal single audit for 2020 or 2021? You might for the first time! Prepare early with these 5 tips.

May 3, 2021

Federal single audits are a bit different from other types of audits, as they are compliance driven. The grantor determines which requirements you must follow, and auditor decides which of those we will audit. Our audit will evaluate and test the internal control processes you put in place over each grant requirement, as well as test that you are in compliance with it. Here are five tips to help get you started.


Keep the conversation going forward

April 28, 2021

Do you ever feel like you keep having the same conversations about shared projects over and over? You spend half your time just talking about the same ideas you chewed on last time with little forward progress. And now with the addition of a video conference platform, conversations can feel even more frustrating and less productive. What can you do? This article will introduce three continuous improvement tools that focus on helping a team make incremental progress.


FIT Data Stories: Sales tax

March 17, 2021

Sales tax represents about a quarter of all city and town revenues, but did you know that three Washington cities or towns derive more than 50 percent of their total revenues from sales tax? Can you guess which ones and why? Unlock the answers to these questions and a world of other sales tax data stories by opening our interactive infographic based on data from the Financial Intelligence Tool (FIT).

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How FIT are you?

December 9, 2020

We know local governments face significant challenges this year. The Center for Government Innovation can help governments be well informed when making difficult financial decisions.

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Turn disruption into momentum for positive change

December 1, 2020

As a manager, are you using the disruption of the pandemic to just get by or to thrive? Disruption provides you a unique opportunity to advocate for change. In times of disruption, such as the pandemic we’re experiencing now, it can be easier to get employees to make the decision to participate in a change.