Illinois Auditor General

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The Illinois Auditor General is a state executive position in the Illinois state government. The auditor general audits public funds of the state and reports findings and recommendations to the General Assembly and to the governor.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is William Holland. First appointed by the Illinois General Assembly on August 1, 1992, he was re-appointed for a second ten-year term on August 1, 2002, and unanimously re-appointed to a third ten-year term in 2012.[2]


The auditor general's office performs several types of audits to review State agencies. Financial audits and compliance examinations are mandated by law. They disclose the obligation, expenditure, receipt, and use of public funds. They also provide agencies with specific recommendations to ensure full compliance with State statutes, rules, and regulations. The Auditor General also reviews compliance with federal statutes, and rules and regulations for those agencies subject to the Federal Single Audit Act of 1984.[1]


See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2010, the Illinois Auditor General was paid an estimated $139,800 according to the Council of State Governments.[3]

Contact Information

The Office of the Auditor General has two locations:[4]

Iles Park Plaza
740 East Ash St.
Springfield, IL 62703-3154
Phone: (217) 782-6046
Fax: (217) 785-8222
Toll-free number: (888) 261-2887

Michael A. Bilandic Building
160 N. LaSalle Street
Suite S-900
Chicago, Illinois 60601-3103
Phone: (312) 814-4000
Fax: (312) 814-4006 (fax)


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