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Agreed-Upon Procedures: Highway Trust Fund Excise Taxes
AIMD-99-71R: Published: Feb 25, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed whether the net excise tax revenue distributed to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) for the fiscal year (FY) ended September 30, 1998, is supported by the underlying records.GAO noted that: (1) this engagement to apply agreed-upon procedures was performed in accordance with standards established by the American Institute of Certified public Accountant...
Management Letter: Schedule of Loans Receivable Serviced by the Bureau of the Public Debt
AIMD-98-111R: Published: Apr 7, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on an internal control matter presented in KPMG Peat Marwick LLP's auditors' report on the Schedule of Loans Receivable serviced by the Bureau of the Public Debt (BPD).GAO noted that: (1) KMPG is responsible for the auditors' report and for the conclusion expressed therein; (2) the purpose of this letter is to advise BPD of an interna...
Financial Audit: Schedule of Loans Receivable Serviced by the Bureau of the Public Debt
AIMD-98-66R: Published: Feb 27, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the results of the audit of the Schedule of Loans Receivable from Federal Entities and Related Interest Receivable Serviced by the Bureau of the Public Debt (BPD) at September 30, 1997. GAO contracted with the independent public accounting firm of KPMG Peat Marwick LLP to audit the Schedule of Loans Receivable as of September 30, 1997.GAO noted t...
Public Debt: Management Actions Needed to Ensure More Accurate Accounting
GGD-90-54: Published: May 31, 1990. Publicly Released: May 31, 1990.
GAO reviewed the Bureau of the Public Debt's internal control and accounting control systems, focusing on whether they: (1) enabled the Bureau to accurately account for the public debt and related interest; and (2) conformed to the Comptroller General's standards, as the law required.GAO found that: (1) inadequate oversight of operations by Bureau management has resulted in long-standing internal...
The Bureau of Public Debt Should Better Control Savings Bond Sales and Redemptions
AFMD-84-16: Published: Oct 31, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1983.
GAO reviewed the U.S. Savings Bond Program to determine the adequacy of accounting procedures and internal controls and to identify any losses resulting from irregularities or abuses.Savings bonds are sold by agents, to whom blank savings bond stock is provided on consignment by the Bureau of the Public Debt. Fraudulent or unauthorized bond issues cannot be detected until after they are redeemed t...
Simplification of the Procedures Used by the Federal Reserve Banks and Branches to Submit Claims for Reimbursement
102431: Feb 1, 1977
The Bureau of the Public Debt's proposed instructions to the Federal Reserve banks and branches for reporting expenses for which reimbursements may be obtained and statistical information do not constitute a change in the Bureau's accounting system design and, therefore, do not affect GAO approval of the system.The proposed instructions change how the banks may determine billable costs and the nat...