County Auditor

What Does a County Auditor Do in Texas?

A county auditor in Texas has the following duties:

  • Appointed by the district judges
  • Prepares and administers accounting records for all county funds
  • Audits the records and accounts of the various county departments
  • Verifies the validity and legality of all county disbursements
  • Forecasts financial data for budgetary formulation purposes
  • Serves as budget officer in counties with more than 225,000 residents (Counties with more than 125,000 residents may opt for an appointed budget officer.)

    For more complete information about the responsibilities of the county auditor and other county officials, see the Texas Association of Counties' (TAC),  "Guide to Texas Laws for County Officials." 

Kaufman County Budgets

Click HERE to see the FY2023-24 Certified Proposed Budget

Click HERE to see past approved County Budgets