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Audits of the Clerk's Office by Outside entities

Listed below are audits of Clerk & Comptroller operations conducted by various outside entities* and compiled by the Clerk's Audit Services Unit.

All reports are in PDF format and must be viewed with the free Adobe Reader.


2018 Reports

Date Issued

Palm Beach County Florida Annual Financial Audit Report

June 26, 2018


2017 Reports

Date Issued

FDLE Non-Criminal Justice User Agreements

Title IV-D Audit

Palm Beach County Florida Annual Financial Audit Report

June 26, 2017

May 24, 2017

March 30, 2017


2016 Reports

Date Issued

Article V Palm Beach County Clerk of the Circuit Court Expenditure Compliance Review

December 19, 2016

Title IV D Audit Letter

July 15, 2016

Palm Beach County Florida Annual Financial Audit Report

May 18, 2016


*The Clerk & Comptroller’s office is audited by the following outside entities:

  • Florida Clerk of Courts Operations Corporation (FLCCOC) (F.S. §28.35) Reviews and certifies clerk budgets and reviews and certifies clerk performance measures
  • Chief Financial Officer / Department of Financial Services (budget review and processes per F.S. §28.35 & F.S. §218.32 & F.S. §29.0085)
  • OPPAGA (Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability)
  • Auditor General
  • Office State Courts Administrator (SRS audits)
  • County’s External Auditor (financial audit annual per F.S. §218.39)
  • Clerk & Comptroller Internal Auditor (performance and financial)
  • FACC (Title IV-D services)
  • Department of Revenue
  • Department of Children and Families (child support services audits)
  • Single audit for grants (OMB circular A-133; F.S. §215.97)

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