Budget deficit (71 - 80 of 83 items)
Budget Issues: Budgeting Practices in West Germany, France, Sweden, and Great Britain
AFMD-87-8FS: Published: Nov 24, 1986. Publicly Released: Dec 24, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the budgeting practices of West Germany, France, Sweden, and Great Britain, specifically: (1) whether their budgets are on a cash or accrual accounting basis; (2) whether they have unified budgets or separate capital and noncapital budgets; (3) how they fund capital and noncapital expenditures; and (4) whether they have balanced-budg...
Implementing FY 1986 Reductions: Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985
OCG-86-3: Published: Jun 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed several agencies' implementation of program changes required under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act, specifically: (1) the application of exemptions and special rules set forth in sections 255 and 256; (2) the pattern of reductions in certain grant programs to states; and (3) how agencies achieved reductions in those entitle...
Budget Estimates for Fiscal Year 1987
130220: Jun 26, 1986
GAO testified on its budget request for fiscal year (FY) 1987, specifically regarding proposed reductions under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985. GAO noted that the proposed reductions under the act could adversely affect its work of improving the effectiveness of government programs, resulting in less savings. GAO also noted that its request for $349.6 million: (1) co...
The Administration's Fiscal Year 1987 Budget Request for the Internal Revenue Service
129845: May 12, 1986
GAO discussed the administration's fiscal year (FY) 1987 budget and FY 1986 supplemental appropriation requests for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). GAO found that: (1) the 1986 supplemental budget request calls for increasing IRS staffing by 6,950 average positions and IRS funding by $340 million, of which about $157 million would offset reductions required by the Balanced Budget and Emergency...
President's Third Special Message for Fiscal Year 1986
OGC-86-9: Published: Apr 8, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1986.
GAO reported on the President's third special message for fiscal year 1986. It had earlier reported on four deferrals and one rescission in order to give Congress timely information on impoundments.The President proposed seven new rescissions, nine new deferrals of budget authority, and five revised deferrals of budget authority. In some instances, GAO could not verify information regarding an acc...
Compliance Report For FY 1986: Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985
OCG-86-2: Published: Mar 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1986.
GAO reviewed whether the President's order making reductions for fiscal year (FY) 1986 complied with all the legal requirements contained in section 252 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.GAO found that: (1) the President's ordered reductions for FY 1986 complied with the requirements of the act at the account level; (2) the sequestrable base and the amounts sequestra...
[Comments on Analysis of Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act]
B-221498: Published: Dec 26, 1985. Publicly Released: Dec 26, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided an analysis of the impact of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 on the science agencies whose programs are authorized by the House Committee on Science and Technology. A report will be issued on January 21, 1986, which will describe the specific amount of the outlay reduction for each appropriation account which the ac...
Budget Issues: State Balanced Budget Practices
AFMD-86-22BR: Published: Dec 10, 1985. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed state government balanced budget requirements and practices in order to document their practices and assess the relevance of the states' experiences to the federal government.GAO pointed out several significant issues involved in considering proposals to require a balanced budget, including: (1) the federal government assumes several major respo...
Improvements to the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974
119481: Sep 21, 1982
In testimony before a congressional committee, GAO discussed improvements to the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, which was designed to create a framework within which Congress could set national budget priorities and establish appropriate levels of Federal revenue and expenditures. Implementation of the Act has been difficult, because delays in funding decisions have incr...
Ways To Reduce the Federal Budget Through Improved Government Financial Management Practices
114565: Mar 5, 1981
If certain Government-wide financial management practices and processes were revised, improved, or eliminated, a monetary savings to the Government would result. These savings could be obtained through: (1) better debt management; (2) resolving billions in audit findings; (3) replacement of old, inefficient computers; (4) productivity improvements in administering programs; (5) improving Federal t...