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Audit of Special Counsel Expenditures for the 6 Months Ended March 31, 2008
GAO-08-1122R: Published: Sep 24, 2008. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 2008.
This report presents the results of our audit of the expenditures of the Office of Special Counsel-Patrick J. Fitzgerald (OSC-Fitzgerald) for the 6 months ended March 31, 2008. The expenditures we audited were those made by the Department of Justice (DOJ) between October 1, 2007, and March 31, 2008, from the permanent, indefinite appropriation (fund) for OSC-Fitzgerald. DOJ determined that the app...
Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM): Exposure Draft [Superseded by GAO-09-232G]
GAO-08-1029G: Published: Jul 31, 2008. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 2008.
This document has been superseded by GAO-09-232G. This letter transmits the exposure draft of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM) for review and comment. The FISCAM presents a methodology for performing information system (IS) control audits of federal and other governmental entities in accordance with professional standards, and was...
Financial Audit Manual: Volume 2, July 2008 (Supersedes GAO-08-82G)
GAO-08-586G: Published: Jul 25, 2008. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 2008.
This publication supersedes GAO-08-82G, Financial Audit Manual: Volume Two, Exposure Draft--October 2007. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency (PCIE) maintain the GAO/PCIE Financial Audit Manual (FAM). The FAM provides guidance for performing financial statement audits of federal entities. The FAM is a key tool for enhancing accoun...
Financial Audit Manual: Volume 1, July 2008 (Supersedes GAO-08-81G)
GAO-08-585G: Published: Jul 25, 2008. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 2008.
This publication supersedes GAO-08-81G, Audit Manual: Volume 1, Exposure Draft, October 2007. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency (PCIE) maintain the GAO/PCIE Financial Audit Manual (FAM). The FAM provides guidance for performing financial statement audits of federal entities. The FAM is a key tool for enhancing accountability ove...
Financial Audit: Material Weaknesses in Internal Control over the Processes Used to Prepare the Consolidated Financial Statements of the U.S. Government
GAO-08-748: Published: Jun 17, 2008. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 2008.
For the past 11 years, since GAO's first audit of the consolidated financial statements of the U.S. government (CFS), certain material weaknesses in internal control and in selected accounting and financial reporting practices have prevented GAO from expressing an opinion on the CFS. GAO has consistently reported that the U.S. government did not have adequate systems, controls, and procedures to p...
Internal Control: Improvements Needed in SEC's Accounting and Financial Reporting Process
GAO-08-461R: Published: Apr 1, 2008. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 2008.
On November 16, 2007, we issued our report on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) fiscal years 2007 and 2006 financial statements and on SEC's internal control as of September 30, 2007. We also reported on the results of our tests of SEC's compliance with selected provisions of laws and regulations during fiscal year 2007. The purpose of this report is to present areas of SEC's int...
Financial Audit: Special Counsel Expenditures for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2007
GAO-08-541: Published: Mar 31, 2008. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 2008.
This report presents the results of our audit of expenditures reported by the Office of Special Counsel Patrick J. Fitzgerald for the 6 months ended September 30, 2007. The independent counsels were required under 28 U.S.C. 596 (c)(1) to prepare a statement of expenditures on a semiannual basis. Under 28 U.S.C. 596 (c)(2 ), we were required to conduct a financial review of a midyear statement and...
Financial Audit: American Battle Monuments Commission's Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 2007 and 2006
GAO-08-326: Published: Feb 29, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 29, 2008.
In accordance with 36 U.S.C. 2103, GAO is responsible for conducting audits of the agencywide financial statements of the American Battle Monuments Commission (the Commission). GAO audited the financial statements of the Commission for the fiscal years ended September 30, 2007, and 2006. The audits were done to determine whether, in all material respects, (1) the Commission's financial statements...
Financial Audit: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Funds' 2007 and 2006 Financial Statements
GAO-08-416: Published: Feb 11, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 2008.
GAO is required to annually audit the financial statements of the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) and FSLIC Resolution Fund (FRF), which are administered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). GAO is responsible for obtaining reasonable assurance about whether FDIC's financial statements for DIF and FRF are presented fairly in all material respects, in conformity with U.S. generally acc...
Agreed-Upon Procedures: Senate Office of Public Records Revolving Fund, Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007
GAO-08-201R: Published: Dec 7, 2007. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 2007.
GAO performed the agreed-upon procedures Congress requested related to receipt and disbursement processing and related procedures applicable to the Office of Public Records Revolving Fund (the Fund) for fiscal years 2006 and 2007. In summary, the procedures we agreed with Congress to perform related to supporting documentation for Fund-related receipt and disbursement activities processed through...