Budget outlays (51 - 60 of 67 items)
ADP Budget: SSA's Information Technology Systems Budget Requests and Obligations
IMTEC-87-15FS: Published: Mar 10, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Social Security Administration's (SSA): (1) automatic data processing procurements; (2) expenses related to its Systems Modernization Plan; and (3) estimates of future costs to complete the plan.GAO developed data on the SSA Information Technology Systems (ITS) budget activity for fiscal years (FY) 1983 through 1987, including...
Fiscal Year 1988 Budget Estimates for the General Accounting Office
T-OCG-87-3: Published: Mar 5, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1987.
GAO testified on its fiscal year (FY) 1988 budget request and highlighted its work on special issues during 1986. GAO requested $379.5 million to fund 5,200 average positions, which was $67.1 million greater than its FY 1987 request. Forty-seven percent of this increase represented mandatory pay and related costs associated with existing service levels and increases in personnel to achieve require...
[The Budget Crisis: Finding a Workable Solution]
132229: Feb 17, 1987
GAO discussed the federal government's huge budget deficit and the need to revamp the entire budget process to bring the deficit under control. GAO noted that: (1) since 1983, the deficit has hovered around $200 billion and in 1986, it rose to $221 billion; (2) in the early 1970's, new program benefits, rapid inflation, and increasing payroll taxes combined with increased defense spending to creat...
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...
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...
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...
Budget Issues: Governmentwide Analysis of the Growth in Unexpended Balances
AFMD-86-24BR: Published: Jan 17, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO updated its 1978 analysis of unexpended balances in civil and defense departments and agencies and prepared a briefing report to summarize its results.GAO found that, since the 1978 studies, unexpended balances: (1) have increased 54 percent; (2) are rapidly approaching $1 trillion; (3) are shifting in distribution from civil agencies to defense agencies...
Analysis of NASA's Fiscal Year 1983 Budget Request for Research and Development To Determine the Amount That Supports DOD's Programs
MASAD-82-33: Published: Apr 26, 1982. Publicly Released: May 3, 1982.
GAO was asked to review the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) fiscal year 1983 budget request to identify those programs that support the Department of Defense (DOD).The allocation that NASA gave to GAO showed that less than 0.1 percent of its budget was for DOD support. Based on the NASA information and the results of the review, GAO prepared an allocation of the budget which...
Federal Budget Totals Are Understated Because of Current Budget Practices
PAD-81-22: Published: Dec 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1980.
The government's practice is to offset certain types of revenues when computing and reporting budget outlays and revenue totals. In addition, budget totals are further underreported because of the off-budget status of certain federal activities.GAO believes that the government's practice of offsetting federal business-like revenue totals from budget totals significantly understates outlay and reve...
Status of Budget Authority
OGC-80-16: Published: Jul 14, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1980.
GAO confirmed that on July 3, 1980, the proposed rescissioned budget authority was apportioned to the National Alcohol Fuels Commission. The President's eighth special message for fiscal year 1980, had requested a rescission of $9,000 in budget authority that had been made available to the National Alcohol Fuels Commission for salaries and expenses. Congress, however, failed to pass the required r...