For most separation payments, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities had generally adequate internal controls to ensure that its human resources staff accurately calculated and paid separation payments. However, our report contains three findings regarding inadequate internal controls and not consistently complying with legal requirements for certain early retirement incentive payments related to health insurance benefits.
ClearWay MinnesotaSM (Oct 20th)
ClearWay MinnesotaSM had adequate internal controls and complied with legal requirements applicable to its use of tobacco settlement money. ClearWay Minnesota also resolved the prior audit findings.
Over the past three fiscal years, the State of Minnesota paid approximately $270 million in overtime and $96 million in business expense reimbursements. We audited the departments that paid the most and concluded they had adequate controls over the payments and complied with the legal requirements we tested. We made one recommendation for improvement in controls at the Department of Transportation.
Department of Natural Resources: Deer Population Management (May 26th)