Public Funds Division
Public Funds Division promotes governmental accountability through verifying the accuracy and reliability of information provided to the citizens of Wyoming, Legislature, Governor and other stakeholders.
Statement of Philosophy and Vision
Improve government accountability through auditing accurate and reliable data.
Conduct audits and other services for governmental entities.
Percentage and accuracy of information audited by or reported to us by governmental entities.
Public Funds Fiscal Year 2022 Work Summary <-Click here for report
Current Work in Process:
School District Funding Model Audits 6
School District Component Audits 3
Town Audits 3
Follow-up Audits 1
Special District Audits 1
State Agency Performance Audits 8
Collect, Analyze , Compile Local Government Financial Data Reports 900+
Collect, Analyze, FYE 2023 Budgets for Special Districts and Joint Powers Boards 780+
January 4, 2023: The Department of Audit Public Funds Division Rules have been signed by the Governor. Link: rules.wyo.gov/Audit , Dept. of (021) , Public Funds
December 15th: 2022 Cost of Government: Link: Legislative Reports
June 1, 2023
2024 Proposed Electronic Budget Forms for Special Districts including Joint Powers Boards due for submission to the Department of Audit
and County Commissioners
July 20, 2023
2024 Budget hearings are required to be held not later than the third Thursday in July. (July 20, 2023)
July 31, 2023
Final Electronic Budget Forms for Special Districts including Joint Powers Boards due for submission to the Department Audit and
August 30, 2023
2023 Annual waiver request for Irrigation or Drainage District from the oversight requirements (i.e. follow-up paperwork), an annual written request must have been submitted no later than 30 days after the required annual filing of financial information with the courts.
January 31, 2023
2022 Late Filing for CPA Audits
December 31, 2022
2022 CPA Reviews and CPA Audit Reports are due
September 30, 2022
2022 Annual Survey of Local Government Finances forms are due
2023 Budget Hearing Notices are due
2022 Annual Report Summary are due for all entities.
2022 Proof of Cash, Internal Control, and Self Audit forms are due (if applicable).
Wyoming Dept. of Audit Public Funds Division
Hathaway Building 2nd Floor
2300 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: (307) 777-7799
E-mail us at: email@example.com
Special District Electronic Budgets
W.S. 9-1-507(a)(viii). . . “each special district, no matter how formed, except districts created by and subject to administration by the courts, to report to the department of audit and the county clerk, its proposed budget for the next fiscal year.” The Proposed 2024 Electronic Budget Form must be emailed to the state Department of Audit (firstname.lastname@example.org) and County Clerk no later than June 1 and the Final 2024 Electronic Budget Form, no later than July 31. The Electronic Budget form and an online tutorial are located on our website at publicfunds.wyo.gov.
W.S. 16-12-406 Notice of Budget Hearing shall be disclosed according to the Public Meeting laws. Budget hearings are required to be held not later than the third Thursday in July. (July 20, 2023)
W.S. 16-12-406 (c) Copies of publications of hearings shall be furnished to the director of the state department of audit.” Budget Publication Notices are due September 30.