Auditor: Jefferson Township is unauditable


JEFFERSON TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – The Ohio State Auditor’s Office says the financial records in Jefferson Township are “unauditable”.

Auditor Dave Yost says he made the ruling while conducting a regular financial check of the township from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2013.

“An audit requires a clear picture of the township’s finances,” Auditor Yost said. “When the dollars on the books don’t match the bank statements, there’s a problem.”

Yost sent a list of required records needed to complete the audit to the township. It must provide the records within 90 days.

If not, the state could file a lawsuit forcing the township to comply.

An entity is removed from the “unauditable” list once the audit is completed and released to the public.

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