Mar 24, 2014 5:43 PM by Tina Macias
Two non-profit organizations aimed at helping Acadiana families have some accounting issues, according to financial audits released today.
Families Helping Families of Acadiana, which works with families of disabled adults and children, has been late in paying its federal and state payroll taxes for at least the second consecutive year, auditors said.
The Extra Mile Region 4 office, which helps Acadiana families with substance abuse and mental health, meanwhile, failed to send wage garnishments to the state Department of Child and Family Services and also failed to send $3,300 to an employee retirement account, according to auditors.
Auditors also said the Extra Mile does not keep good records on amounts due from clients and grants. During the audit, auditors took care of those payment issues.
The organizations, in a response in the audit, said they are working to organize its finances to fix any future issues.