Funds management (31 - 40 of 53 items)
BIA Reconciliation Recommendations
AIMD-94-138R: Published: Jun 10, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1994.
Pursuant to a Department of the Interior request, GAO answered questions on two recommendations concerning the reconciliation of Indian trust fund accounts. GAO noted that: (1) its recommendation for an additional reconciliation procedure would ensure that earned revenues are billed and collected and would not delay the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) current reconciliation process; (2) reconcilia...
Working Capital Funds: Three Agency Perspectives
AIMD-94-121: Published: May 20, 1994. Publicly Released: May 31, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) budgetary approaches used by the Departments of Labor and Justice and the General Services Administration to finance their administrative services; and (2) potential effect of proposals to establish franchise and innovation funds.GAO found that: (1) officials from the three agencies stated that their current working capital funds (WCF) giv...
BIA Trust Fund Reconciliations
AIMD-94-110R: Published: Apr 25, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) efforts to correct long-standing trust fund management weaknesses. GAO noted that: (1) although BIA has made progress toward improving its Indian trust fund reconciliation and certification process, long-standing management problems have impeded BIA ability to maintain proper control...
Defense Business Operations Fund
NSIAD-94-151R: Published: Apr 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the impact of the Defense Business Operations Fund (DBOF) at selected military installations, focusing on: (1) the impact DBOF has had at the customer and provider level; and (2) problems managers are having with DBOF implementation. GAO noted that: (1) DBOF implementation has had minimal impact at the customer and provider level; (2) customers hav...
District of Columbia: The Federal Payment Formula
T-AFMD-93-3: Published: Mar 31, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1993.
GAO discussed the formula for determining the authorized federal payment to the District of Columbia. GAO noted that: (1) Congress compensates the District of Columbia for unreimbursed services provided to the federal government and deficiencies in the District's tax base; (2) the District's authorization for 1993 was greater than the amount appropriated for the previous fiscal year; (3) the local...
Banks and Thrifts: Safety and Soundness Reforms Need to Be Maintained
T-GGD-93-3: Published: Jan 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1993.
GAO discussed the condition of the banking and thrift industries, focusing on: (1) the safety and soundness provisions of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA); (2) the condition of the banking and thrift industries' insurance funds; (3) the volume of bank lending; and (4) congressional oversight. GAO noted that: (1) FDICIA requires that banks operate in a safe...
OCG-93-2TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the federal government's need to increase investment, both public and private.GAO found that: (1) during the last two decades, growth in U.S. productivity has slowed substantially; (2) U.S. investment is at its lowest level in three decades; (3) the federal government's impact on state and local governments and the private sector in the last decad...
House Contingent Fund
AFMD-92-41R: Published: Jan 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1992.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the House of Representatives' contingent fund. GAO noted that: (1) if the House used the contingent fund to fund a proposed task force to investigate allegations concerning the holding of American hostages in Iran in 1980, steps could be taken to ensure that sufficient funds were available by administratively ensuring sufficient f...
Comments on Panama Canal Revolving Fund Act
B-204078.2: Published: May 6, 1988. Publicly Released: May 6, 1988.
GAO commented on the Panama Canal Revolving Fund Act and the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1988. GAO determined that: (1) creation of the revolving fund eliminated the need for annual appropriations to the Panama Canal Commission; (2) there were no inconsistencies between the two acts' restrictions concerning authorization and use of funds; (3) the Panama Ca...
Comments on Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Use of Appropriated Funds
B-217578: Published: Oct 16, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1986.
The Chief Counsel of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation asserted that, because the agency did not receive funds appropriated annually from Congress, it did not receive appropriated funds. GAO has taken the position that the Corporation is subject only to restrictions on its use of appropriations that can be directly implied from its enabling legislation, that are included in appropr...