Audit Information
Howard County publishes its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for each fiscal year ending June 30th.  The CAFR includes the County’s financial statements, notes to the financial statements, a Management’s Discussion and Analysis section, and other supplementary and statistical information.  

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) – 2016

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) – 2015
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) – 2014
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) – 2013
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) – 2012
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) – 2011
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) – 2010

The Annual Single Audit of Federal Grant Expenditures, as required by OMB Circular A-133, is conducted for all entities who incur more than $750,000 of Federal grant expenditures in a fiscal year.

Single Audit 2015
Single Audit 2014
Single Audit 2013
Single Audit 2012
Single Audit 2011
Single Audit 2010
Single Audit 2009

Audits of Howard County’s two retirement plans (General Employees and Fire and Police Employees) are also conducted annually.

Howard County Retirement Plan - 2015
Howard County Retirement Plan - 2014
Howard County Retirement Plan - 2013
Howard County Retirement Plan - 2012
Howard County Retirement Plan - 2011
Howard County Retirement Plan - 2010
Howard County Retirement Plan - 2009


Howard County Police and Fire Employees’ Retirement Plan - 2015
Howard County Police and Fire Employees’ Retirement Plan - 2014
Howard County Police and Fire Employees’ Retirement Plan - 2013
Howard County Police and Fire Employees’ Retirement Plan - 2012
Howard County Police and Fire Employees’ Retirement Plan - 2011
Howard County Police and Fire Employees’ Retirement Plan - 2010
Howard County Police and Fire Employees’ Retirement Plan - 2009