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Our Mission

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The Office of the Comptroller (CTR) is an Independent, Executive Level Agency. Our mission is to oversee the Commonwealth’s financial systems, promoting integrity, mitigating risk, and providing accurate reporting and promoting transparency to illustrate the financial health of Massachusetts.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be a solutions-oriented public agency, promoting innovation and focused on being a national leader in good governance. We are continuously improving the transparency of financial information. As stewards of the public trust, we aspire to inspire confidence by maintaining our core principles: clarity, integrity, and accountability.

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M.G.L. Chapter 7A

The powers and obligations of the Comptroller are generally dictated by M.G.L. c. 7A.


Comptroller Regulations

CTR regulations apply to the fiscal transactions of the Commonwealth unless specified in the regulation.


Comptroller William McNamara

About the 20th Comptroller of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts