The info sheet below provides an overview of statutory options available to towns that want to use professional assistance in addition to or in lieu of elected auditors, best practices for elected auditors, and tips for selectboards and other decision makers for hiring and working with a professional accounting firm to ensure the procured services meet their needs. For more detailed practical and technical assistance, please visit our bookstore for access to a webinar on municipal auditing that was recorded in November 2021.
If you have additional questions about annual auditing requirements, please contact the staff at the VLCT Municipal Assistance Center. Members may reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-649-7915 for assistance. While every effort is made to provide members with the most accurate information possible, this document does not constitute legal advice.