2020 Audit Schedule



  In Progress N/A   Not Applicable




State Agency Audit (SAO) Schedule

SAO Cost - This cost is determined by staff hours and costs. This is the cost to the State Auditor's Office for completion of the audit. 

Agency Cost - This is the billable amount, based on the agency's special funds, that the State Auditor's Office is required to bill under N.D.C.C. § 54-10-01(2) directly to the agency for completion of the audit. These dollars are deposited in the general fund. The Office of the State Auditor does not benefit from the money collected from billing for audit services from state agencies. 

Hours - State Auditor's Office staff hours that went into the audit.

2020 Planned Audits


Audit Phases




Type of Audit


Agency Name Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Planning Field
Final Report
Cost Cost Time Type
Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute      
Department of Human Services      
May 2020 $229,629.00 $68,900 3155.0 Performance
Department of Health      
April 2020 $47,462.50 $0 685.0 Performance
State Fees - Performance Audit      
February 2020 $133,535.00 $0 2025.5 Performance
NDUS Nonresident Tuition- Performance Audit      
March 2020 $229,461.00 $0 3477.65 Performance
Valley City State Emergency Operations - Follow-up      
Minot State Emergency Operations - Follow-up      
April 2020 $9,565.50 $0 158.5 Performance
UND COOP - Follow-up      
April 2020 $10,465.00 $0 166.0 Performance
Federal Single Audit      
2019 State Comprehensive Annual Financial Report      
January 2020 $556,433.00 $0 7668.0 Financial
2019 University System Annual Financial Report      
January 2020 $187,397.50 $0 2660.5 Financial
North Dakota Forest Service      
May 2020   $6,400   Performance
Agricultural Experiment Station and Extension Service and Northern Crops Institute       
Veterans Home      
April 2020 $26,855.00 $14,000 401.5 Performance
Lake Region State College      
Mayville State University      
May 2020   $17,800   Performance
North Dakota State College of Science      
May 2020   $16,300   Performance
Valley City State University      
Water Commission      
May 2020 $40,172.50 $20,600 571.0 Performance
Tax Department      
March 2020 $26,070.00 $0 351.0 Performance
State Treasurer's Office      
February 2020 $37,192.50 $0 531.5 Performance
ND Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents      
January 2020 $8762.50 $0 136.0 Performance
Parks & Recreation      
Career & Technical Education      
May 2020 $39,497.50 $0 576.5 Performance
March 2020 $19,115.00 $0 274.5 Performance
Department of Transportation      
Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation      
Governor's Office      
February 2020 $18,097.50 $0 265.5 Performance
Williston State College      
North Dakota State University      
Department of Public Instruction      
Department of Agriculture      
Office of Management and Budget      
April 2020 $32,057.50 $29,000 479.5 Performance
2020 State Comprehensive Annual Financial Report      

*updated on 5/27/2020


State Audits Performed by Independent CPA Firms

A select number of state agencies are audited by private CPA firms because of statutory requirements, limited resources or the need for specialized knowledge. Below is a table of audits currently contracted by the State Auditor's Office and their due dates. 


2020 Contracted Audits

Due Date

2020 Costs

Type of Audit

Bank of North Dakota April 30   Financial
Bank of North Dakota related:      
     Addiction Counselor Internship Loan Program September 30   Financial
     Agriculture Partnership in Assisting Community Expansion Fund   September 30   Financial
     Beginning Farmer Revolving Loan Fund March 30   Financial
     Community Water Facility Loan Fund March 30   Financial
     Guaranteed Student Loan March 30   Financial
     Infrastructure Revolving Loan Fund September 30   Financial
     Medical Facility Infrastructure September 30   Financial
     Partnership in Assisting Community Expansion Fund September 30   Financial
     Rebuilder’s Loan September 30   Financial
     School Construction Assistance Loan Fund September 30   Financial
     Student Loan Trust September 30   Financial
Building Authority October 15   Financial
Department of Trust Lands October 31   Financial
Housing Finance Agency October 15   Financial
Housing Incentive Fund October 15   Financial
Job Service North Dakota October 31   Financial
Public Employees Retirement System October 31   Financial
Public Finance Authority March 30   Financial
Retirement Investment Office October 31   Financial
Workforce Safety and Insurance October 15   Financial

Audits Not Contracted by the State Auditor's Office

CollegeSave Financial   
Comprehensive Health Association of North Dakota Financial
Mandan Remediation Trust Financial
North Dakota Development Fund Financial
State Fair Association Financial
Legislative Assembly Financial
Legislative Council Financial
Office of the State Auditor Financial