Office of the Nassau County Comptroller

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  1. Comptroller's Office Releases Audit of Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter

    Nassau Comptroller Jack Schnirman released an audit into the finances of the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter that found the department didn’t track taxpayer and donated dollars, frequently overspent on personnel, and did not properly monitor spending. Additional Info...
  2. Audit Finds Millions of Dollars in Improperly Assigned Tax Exemptions Given Out

    Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman released an audit of the Nassau County Department of Assessment that found potentially more than $33 million of improperly assigned tax exemptions were given out in 2016. Additional Info...
  3. Nassau Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases First Chapter of County Government Nepotism Audit

    MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman today released the first chapter of his office’s ongoing audit of nepotism within County government. Additional Info...
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Role of the Comptroller

Comptroller Jack Schnirman serves as the fiscal watchdog for Nassau County, which has a population of 1.3 million people and an annual budget of approximately $3 billion. Comptroller Schnirman and his staff:  

  • Monitor Nassau's budget and financial operations
  • Audit government agencies and agencies with county contracts to uncover waste and inefficiencies 
  • Review county contracts and claims
  • Report on matters that significantly affect Nassau's financial health and operations
  • Work with the administration and legislature to help the county overcome its fiscal challenges
  • Prepare Nassau's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Administer the county payroll and employee health benefits functions 

What You Will Find

On this website you will find a wealth of information about Nassau's finances and operations, including the complete text of all our audits and financial statements. You will also find timely reports about serious issues facing the county.