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Data entry error caused funds shortage at Chickasha schools

 

February 24, 2019



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's chief auditor says a simple data entry error caused Chickasha Public Schools to be shorted more than $2.1 million in property tax revenues.

State Auditor and Inspector Cindy Byrd says the mistake occurred when an employee of the Grady County treasurer's office made an erroneous entry when filling out information on a computer.

The Oklahoman reports that the mistake caused property tax revenues to be misdirected into the Grady County general fund instead of the Chickasha Public Schools general fund. The error has been corrected and the school district has re...



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