Michigan Liquor Control Commission IT Systems - 641-0162-22

Description of Agency

The Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) is the wholesaler of all spirit products in the State of Michigan and is responsible for licensing the manufacture, distribution, and sale of all beer, wine, distilled spirits, and mixed spirit drinks in the State. MLCC, in conjunction with the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB), uses several information systems to license manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers and manage online spirit orders and product distribution. MLCC contracts with three authorized distribution agents that warehouse and distribute spirit products in Michigan on behalf of the State. Revenues generated through this process totaled approximately $1.6 billion in fiscal year 2021.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the sufficiency of MLCC’s and DTMB’s interface controls over selected liquor systems.
  2. To assess the sufficiency of MLCC’s and DTMB’s security and user access controls over selected liquor systems.
  3. To assess the sufficiency of MLCC’s efforts to comply with selected State laws, regulations, and policies for the sale and distribution of spirit products.

Timing

Estimated Release Date: Late 2022


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