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Entities with Direct Funding

Entities that expend over $750,000 in federal awards, but do not have any State pass-through awards must submit either a single audit reporting package or an explanation letter to the SCO.  Reporting packages or explanation letters are due nine months after the entity’s fiscal year end.  For most California entities, the due date is March 31st of each year.  The dollar threshold was previously $500,000 under OMB Circular A-133 for fiscal years beginning prior to December 26, 2014.

The SCO does not review reporting packages from entities that received all of their awards directly from the federal government. If such a report is received, the SCO will issue a “No Review Letter” to the entity.

The SCO does not provide confirmation of explanation letters received. To check an entity’s status, go to the Status Report link of the Single Audit Status Report section located on the main page.