Audit  Audit of the Communitas, Inc. and Affiliates

The audit found no deficiencies in the provider’s non-reimbursable expenses, and determined its contracts with the state were allowable and properly documented. The audit examined the period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.

Organization: Office of the State Auditor
Date published: October 17, 2019

Executive Summary

Communitas, Inc. and Affiliates provides various programs for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. In this performance audit, we examined certain administrative and program expenses that Communitas charged to state contracts to determine whether they were reasonable, allowable, and properly documented and whether Communitas had properly disclosed in its financial statements all of its nonreimbursable expenses for the audit period, July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.

Our audit revealed no significant instances of noncompliance by Communitas that must be reported under generally accepted government auditing standards.1


A PDF copy of the audit of Communitas, Inc. and Affiliates is available here.

1.    During the audit period, Communitas billed a total of $644 in expenses against its state contracts that were unallowable according to state regulations, in that they either were not properly documented or were for the payment of sales taxes, which are not an allowable expense under state contracts. During our audit, we brought this matter to the attention of Communitas management, who said that they would properly address this issue.






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