Determine whether claims were supported by adequate documentation, for appropriate purposes and audited and approved before payment.
- Checks were printed and signed before the claims auditor audited and approved the claims.
- Claims totaling $30,125 for 25 check disbursements made during the audit period were not audited and approved before payment.
- Print and sign checks after the claims have been audited and approved.
- Audit and approve claims before payment in accordance with New York State Education Law (Education Law).1
District officials generally agreed with our recommendations and indicated they planned to initiate corrective action.
1 Education Law §1724