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Security Clearances: Tax Debts Owed by DOD Employees and Contractors
GAO-14-686R: Published: Jul 28, 2014. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 2014.
In summary, GAO found that about 83,000 Department of Defense (DOD) employees and contractors who held or were determined eligible for secret, top secret, or sensitive compartmented information (SCI) clearances, or related interim clearances, had unpaid federal tax debt totaling more than $730 million as of June 30, 2012. DOD reported to GAO that about 3.2 million civilian and military employees a...
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Contracts Awarded and Consultants Retained by Federal Departments and Agencies to Assist in Implementing the Act
GAO-11-797R: Published: Jul 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2011.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA), contained provisions to increase access to health insurance coverage through: health insurance market reforms; an expansion of Medicaid eligibility; and the creation of health insurance exchanges to provide small employers and individuals access to coverage. In ad...
U.S. Office of Special Counsel: Selected Contracting and Human Capital Issues
GAO-06-16: Published: Nov 17, 2005. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 2005.
In January 2005, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) implemented a plan, in part, to address a backlog of pending cases. This report discusses actions related to the development of this plan, including whether required practices and procedures were followed in contracting for the services of a management consulting company and in hiring an intermittent employee as a consultant. Also, the repo...
Personnel Practices: Circumstances Surrounding U.S. Customs Service's Use of Schedule A Appointment Authority
GAO-01-1103: Published: Sep 13, 2001. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 2001.
The Treasury Department, on behalf of the Customs Service, requested Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approval for Schedule A appointment authority for 10 positions for oversight policy and direction of sensitive law enforcement activities. Treasury's request stated that "due to the sensitive nature of the operations, these positions require a unique blend of special characteristics, skills an...
Financial Audit: Panama Canal Commission's 1991 Management Letter
AIMD-93-23ML: Published: Sep 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1993.
GAO reviewed several Panama Canal Commission (PCC) accounting and internal control procedures that need improvement. GAO found that: (1) the problems, although not material, warrant management's attention; (2) the Department of the Treasury should maintain adequate PCC transaction records and send them to PCC for monthly reconciliations; (3) the Office of Personnel Management should annually updat...
Strategies to Improve Communication Between Program and Financial Managers
156238: May 1, 1992
GAO provided information on the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program's May 1992 conference on improving communications between program and financial managers...
U.S. Employees Health Benefits: Status of Contractor's Nonlegislative Recommendations to Reduce Costs
HRD-89-6: Published: Dec 19, 1988. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) efforts to implement a contractor's nonlegislative recommendations to correct problems in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP).GAO found that OPM: (1) expressed concern that implementing uniform cost-containment measures could result in the loss of enrollees to plans usin...
Federal Financial Management Systems: Core Financial System Requirements
D13283: Jan 12, 1988
Under the direction of the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program (JFMIP), an interagency task force developed the uniform requirements which identify the basic financial system needs of federal departments and agencies. The task force included members from the central agencies (GAO, GSA, OMB, OPM, and Treasury) as well as representatives from the operating agencies (Agriculture, EPA, HHS,...
The Government Faces Serious Internal Control and Accounting Systems Problems
130050: Jun 4, 1986
GAO discussed the government's efforts to improve its internal control and accounting systems under the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act. GAO found that, after 3 years of effort under the act: (1) agencies have progressed in identifying and reporting internal control and accounting system weaknesses and their plans for corrective actions; and (2) initial agency reports, inspectors general...
Civil Service Retirement System's Financial Statements for 1984
AFMD-86-12: Published: Apr 2, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1986.
GAO examined the statement of accumulated plan benefits and net assets available for benefits of the Civil Service Retirement System as of September 30, 1984, and the related statements of changes in net assets available for benefits and of changes in actuarial present value of accumulated plan benefits for the year then ended.GAO found that the retirement system complied with the terms and provis...