Luallen releases audit of LaRue County Clerk’s fee account

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State law requires annual review of county offices

By The Staff

State Auditor Crit Luallen released the audit of the 2008 financial statement of LaRue County Clerk Linda Carter. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits of county clerks and sheriffs.

The audit found that the clerk’s financial statement presents fairly the revenues, expenditures, and excess fees of the LaRue County Clerk in conformity with the regulatory basis of accounting.

The auditor noted no instances of noncompliance. The Auditor also noted no matters involving internal control over financial reporting and its operation that were considered to be material weaknesses.

The county clerk’s responsibilities include collecting certain taxes, issuing licenses, maintaining county records and providing other services. The clerk’s office is funded through statutory fees collected in conjunction with these duties.

This report, in its entirety, can be accessed on the Internet at www.auditor.ky.gov.