Bureau of Engraving and Printing (1 - 10 of 19 items)
Managerial Cost Accounting Practices: Departments of Education, Transportation, and the Treasury
GAO-06-301R: Published: Dec 19, 2005. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 2005.
Authoritative bodies have promulgated laws, accounting standards, information system requirements, and related guidance to emphasize the need for cost information and cost management in the federal government. For example, the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act of 1990, contains several provisions related to managerial cost accounting, one of which states that an agency's CFO should develop and ma...
Currency Paper Procurement: Additional Analysis Would Help Determine Whether a Second Supplier Is Needed
GAO-05-368: Published: Apr 29, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 2005.
For over 125 years, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), within the Department of the Treasury, has relied on a single contractor to supply the paper for U.S. currency. Such a long-term contracting relationship could contribute to higher costs and other risks. Another federal agency that relied on a single contractor, the U.S. Mint, decided to obtain a second supplier for coin metal. In sol...
Currency Paper Procurement: Meaningful Competition Unlikely Under Current Conditions
GGD-98-181: Published: Aug 28, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the: (1) optimum circumstances for the procurement of distinctive currency paper; (2) effectiveness of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing's (BEP) efforts to encourage competition in the procurement of currency paper; (3) fairness and reasonableness of prices paid for currency paper by BEP and the quality of the paper purchased; a...
U.S. Currency: Printing of Flawed Redesigned $50 Notes
T-GGD-98-8: Published: Oct 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1997.
GAO discussed issues related to the Treasury's recent production of flawed, newly redesigned $50 notes.GAO noted that: (1) neither the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) nor the Federal Reserve know specifically how many flawed notes are among the 217.6 million redesigned notes produced before September 8, 1996; (2) BEP views the problem as a start-up issue to be expected with production of a...
Postage Stamp Production: Private Sector Can Be a Lower Cost Optional Source
GGD-93-18: Published: Oct 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 2, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the United States Postal Service's initiative to procure postage stamps from the private sector, focusing on the: (1) private sector's production capacity; (2) comparative price of Bureau of Engraving and Printing and private-sector stamps; and (3) relationship between the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the Postal Service.GAO found that: (1)...
Postage Stamp Production and Procurement
T-GGD-91-39: Published: Jun 5, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 1991.
GAO discussed issues regarding postage stamp production and the relationship between the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. GAO noted that: (1) the working relationship between the USPS and the Bureau has improved since 1989; (2) technology changes in the information transmission industry such as facsimile machines and electronic information dissemination and fund...
Need To Improve Certain Management Areas
088680: May 22, 1978
No summary is currently available...
Examination of the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing's Financial Statements for the Year Ended September 30, 1983
AFMD-84-56: Published: Jul 20, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 1984.
GAO examined the financial statements of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing for the year ended September 30, 1983.GAO found that the financial statements presented fairly the financial position of the Bureau and the results of its operations and the changes in its financial position for the year then ended, in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles...
Examination of the Financial Statements of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Fund
089849: Aug 9, 1976
No summary is currently available...
Audit of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Fund for the Year Ended September 30, 1979
GGD-80-47: Published: May 5, 1980. Publicly Released: May 5, 1980.
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing's financial statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1979, were examined as required by the Accounting and Auditing Act. The Act also requires the Comptroller General to approve accounting systems when they are deemed adequate and conform to prescribed principles, standards, and related requirements. The Bureau's accounting system was last approved on...