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Removing the mystery: How auditors select federal programs for audit

December 7, 2021

Governments that spend $750,000 or more in federal awards during their fiscal year must receive a Single Audit to determine their compliance with certain federal requirements. If your government has received a Single Audit—either annually or at some point in the past—you might have wondered how your auditor selected federal programs for audit.


Summary infographic of the 2020 State of Washington Single Audit

October 18, 2021

Every year, SAO audits state agencies for compliance with certain requirements that come with federal awards. This visual report provides a summary of our 2020 Single Audit, including a breakdown of where pandemic funding went, how spent agencies spent federal money, and how Washington can improve its compliance with federal rules.


How is federal money spent in Washington? Explore the 2017 SWSA summary plus data visualization

July 3, 2018

In 2017, Washington state spent more than $17.5 billion in federal money. Each year, the State of Washington Single Audit (SWSA) examines whether state agencies complied with federal requirements for those funds. As a whole, the state does meet those requirements. Today, we published our summary of the longer, more comprehensive report, together with an interactive data visualization available on our website. Please check it out, and let us know what you think in the comments.