AUDITOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AUDITOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Late filings hide how tax dollars are being spent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57613896-90/auditor-citizens-entities-funds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57613896-90/auditor-citizens-entities-funds.html.csp">Late filings hide how tax dollars are being spent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T21:35:53.241-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 09:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">State Auditor John Dougall says dozens of local government agencies are consistently late in filing annual budget and financial reports that allow residents to see how their tax dollars were spent. So in addition to withholding taxpayer funds totaling nearly $900,000 from the entities, the office is asking Utahns to badger these late filers until they cough up the information. Holding the entities accountable promotes government transparency, the auditor’s office says. “These reports allow citi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57613896@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:35:53 MDT