November 15, 2016
DATE: March 9, 2006
TO: WIB Directors; WIB Chairpersons;
FROM: Carl Buzzelli; WIA Program Manager
SUBJECT: WIA Audit Resolution Process
Purpose: The audit
resolution process will extend for 120 days consisting of 60 days for the
initial resolution process and 60 days for the final resolution process.
The process will be conducted in the
The CTDOL WIA Administration
will allow the subrecipient (as defined in Section 660.300 of the
Regulations) thirty (30) days to comment upon issuance of the final
The subrecipient will respond
in writing to the CTDOL WIA Administration on each audit finding with
documentation, to substantiate the allowability of disputed questioned
or disallowed costs. The response must be submitted to the Program
Manager of CTDOL WIA Administration.
The CTDOL WIA Administration
will then review the documentation and issue an initial findings and
determination letter. The letter will be issued by the Program
Manager of CTDOL WIA Administration within thirty (30) days from the
receipt of the subrecipientís response.
The subrecipient may request
an informal hearing to resolve the CTDOL WIA Administrationís findings
and determinations. The request for an informal hearing must be
sent to the CTDOL WIA Administration Program Manager within ten (10)
days from the receipt of the initial findings and determinations letter.
When the request for an
informal hearing is granted, CTDOL WIA Administrative Unit will schedule
the hearing in an attempt to resolve the questioned or disallowed costs.
The subrecipient must be prepared to substantiate its position with
The hearing and review period
begins with the informal hearing and extends to the 120th day
from the issuance of the final audit report.
A written final findings and
determination letter will be written by the CTDOL WIA Program Manager,
accepting or rejecting the subrecipientís evidence on the disputed
questioned or disallowed costs. This letter will be issued 120
days from the date of issuance of the final audit report and will be
based on an evaluation of the available information including: the
subrecipientís response to the final audit report, CTDOL WIA
Administrationís initial findings and determinations, the subrecipientís
documentary evidence, the information made available through the
informal hearing process.
The final determination will
include all debts, sanctions and remedies required, and will specify the
corrective action necessary to resolve the audit findings.
The subrecipient may appeal
the CTDOL WIA Administration Program Managerís final determination.
The request for appeal must be sent to CTDOL WIA Administration, Program
Manager, Connecticut Department of Labor, 200 Folly Brook Boulevard,
Wethersfield, CT 06109, within ten (10) days from the receipt of the
final determination letter.
Effective Date: This
policy is effective for all audits of the Workforce Investment Act from the
inception of the Act.
regarding this policy should be directed to your area liaison.
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