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Compendium of Budget Accounts: Fiscal Year 1998
AIMD-97-65: Published: Apr 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1997.
GAO presented a compendium of fiscal year (FY) 1998 budget accounts to give users a convenient way to: (1) sort through the federal government's fiscal structure; and (2) determine the level of budgetary resources used, estimated, or requested by fiscal year for individual accounts. GAO did not independently verify the data reported for each account, although GAO did reconcile total obligations fo...
Counterfeit U.S. Currency Abroad: Observations on Counterfeiting and U.S. Deterrence Efforts
T-GGD-96-82: Published: Feb 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1996.
GAO discussed U.S. efforts to combat international counterfeiting of U.S. currency. GAO noted that: (1) U.S. currency is vulnerable to international counterfeiting because it is widely used abroad and lacks updated security features; (2) counterfeiters range from office workers to organized crime and terrorist groups using equipment ranging from simple photocopiers to sophisticated offset presses;...
Social Security Trust Funds
AIMD-96-30R: Published: Dec 12, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Secretary of the Treasury's actions during the 1995 debt ceiling crisis, focusing on whether the Department of the Treasury followed normal investment and redemption policies regarding the Social Security trust funds. GAO noted that Treasury records show that the Secretary followed normal investment and redemption policies for all transactions...
Uranium Enrichment: Process to Privatize the U.S. Enrichment Corporation Needs to Be Strengthened
RCED-95-245: Published: Sep 14, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the proposed privatization of the U.S. Enrichment Corporation (USEC), focusing on: (1) the net present value of the corporation; and (2) whether the privatization plan would result in any ongoing obligation or undue cost to the government.GAO found that: (1) the USEC privatization plan predicts that USEC stock could sell for up to...
Financial Audit: Senate Photographic Studio Revolving Fund Financial Statements for the Periods Ended 9/30/93 and 3/31/93
AIMD-95-175: Published: Aug 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO audited the balance sheets of the Senate Photographic Studio Revolving Fund as of September 30, 1993, and March 31, 1993, as well as the effectiveness of its internal controls for the periods then ended.GAO found that: (1) the financial statements were reliable in all material respects; (2) the internal controls in place on September 30, 1993, and March 31,...
Rural Housing: Shift to Guaranteed Program Can Benefit Borrowers and Reduce Government's Exposure
RCED/AIMD-95-63: Published: Dec 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) Farmers Home Administration's (FmHA) single-family housing loan program, focusing on the merits of allowing borrowers to refinance their direct and guaranteed loans at lower interest rates.GAO found that: (1) as of September 30, 1994, the FmHA loan portfolio contained about 765,000 direct loans for single-family housing with an outstanding...
Treasury Electronic Signature Concept
AIMD-94-167R: Published: Aug 11, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1994.
Pursuant to an agency request, GAO reviewed whether the Department of the Treasury could rely on particular methods to verify a certifying officer's electronic signature. GAO noted that: (1) an agency would generate a unique hash value on its payment information which would be electronically signed by the certifying officer using a message authentication code; (2) Treasury would validate the infor...
[U.S. Economic Relations With Cuba]
151076: Mar 15, 1994
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. economic relations with Cuba, focusing on: (1) claims filed by U.S. nationals against Cuba; (2) blocked Cuban assets in the United States; (3) trade between Cuba and foreign subsidiaries of U.S. companies; (4) Cuba's potential as a U.S. export market; and (5) the effect of lifting the U.S embargo on the U.S. Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) pr...
Farm Credit System: Repayment of Federal Assistance and Competitive Position
GGD-94-39: Published: Mar 10, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Farm Credit System's repayment of federal financial assistance, focusing on whether the: (1) system can and will repay the financial assistance; (2) system's status gives it an unfair competitive advantage over commercial banks; and (3) system's charter should be changed to permit diversification.GAO found that: (1) the Farm Cr...
Accounting Principles and Standards
B-255473: Published: Dec 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1993.
GAO discussed revisions to its policy manual for executive agencies, focusing on accounting principles, standards, and related requirements approved by the Comptroller General, the Department of the Treasury, and the Office of Management and Budget...