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Office of the State Auditor
Major Changes as a Result of the Coronavirus
In the wake of the COVID-19 public health emergency the Office of the State Auditor (OSA) is currently closed to the public beginning Friday, March 13th until further notice. The OSA’s staff will be working remotely and are available during working hours via telephone or email. We will continue to provide a robust set of services to people across the state while limiting the opportunity for person-to-person contact. For information and questions you may visit us online at: www.saonm.org or call: 505-476-3800
We encourage agencies and IPA firms to consider engaging in entrance and exit conferences via teleconference or other virtual option during the state of emergency. Additionally, we are currently in the process of collaborating with our partners at the New Mexico Accountancy Board and the New Mexico Society of CPAs to provide our stakeholders with the 2020 Audit Rule training as a virtual webinar, details are forthcoming. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. Thank you and be well. – Brian S. Colón, Esq., NM State Auditor
The 2020 Audit Rule was updated and published on March 10, 2020. The new rule and a summary of key changes can be found by visiting: https://www.saonm.org/auditing/financial-audits/state-auditor-rule/
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