Development Finance Authority of Summit County Receives Auditor of State Award

Akron, Ohio – A recent financial audit of Development Finance Authority of Summit County (DFA) by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report for 2014 and 2015. DFA’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award for 2014 and 2015.

The Auditor of State Award is presented to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a financial audit. Entities that receive the award meet the following criteria of a “clean” audit report:

• The entity must file timely financial reports with the Auditor of State’s office in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles);
• The audit report does not contain any findings for recovery, material citations, material weaknesses, significant deficiencies, Single Audit findings or questioned costs;
• The entity’s management letter contains no comments related to:
o Ethics referrals
o Questioned costs less than $10,000
o Lack of timely report submission
o Reconciliation
o Failure to obtain a timely Single Audit
o Findings for recovery less than $100
o Public meetings or public records