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Federal Debt: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
AIMD-97-12: Published: Nov 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 27, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the federal debt, focusing on: (1) how debt is defined in its various forms; (2) how debt is measured and how much it has grown; (3) who holds federal debt; and (4) why debt is important to the national economy.GAO found that: (1) debt held by the public is the measure commonly used because it reflects how much of the nation's wealth...
Government Printing Costs and Printing Management at Five Selected Departments
T-GGD-89-34: Published: Jun 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1989.
GAO discussed five agencies' annual printing costs and printing management. GAO found that: (1) the five agencies managed about one-third of the $1.14-billion volume of printing procured through the Government Printing Office (GPO); (2) the federal printing cost reporting form focused on agency printing plant costs, but did not capture many printing overhead costs; (3) total federal printing costs...
Survey of the Federal Reserve System's Supervision of the Treasury Securities Market
127523: May 1, 1985
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Department of the Treasury's and the Federal Reserve System's management of the federal debt. The survey provided a comprehensive background of: (1) the Treasury securities market through the growth and composition of the federal debt, including securities regulation, market environment, and how the debt is sold; and (2) current issues in the g...
Outlook for Achieving Fiscal Year 1983 Offshore Revenue Estimate: Possible but Not Likely
EMD-82-83: Published: Jun 8, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1982.
GAO was asked to review the Administration's estimate that Outer Continental Shelf revenues would total $18 billion for fiscal year (FY) 1983. Questions focused on: (1) the assumptions, data, and methodology used to develop the estimate; (2) the relationship of the estimate to prior years' receipts; (3) the accuracy of estimates for the past 10 years; (4) the role of the Office of Management and B...
H.R. 2176, a Bill to Amend the Accounting and Auditing Act of 1950 to Provide for the Audit of the Federal Reserve Board and Banks, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
100319: Mar 2, 1977
H.R. 2176 provides for GAO auditing of the three independent banking institutions; an act long advocated by GAO. Because of objections raised by the institutions concerning the possibility of such an audit hampering their independence, GAO has suggested several restrictions on its authority. It will not object to being restricted from making recommendations on the economic effects of open market a...