Financial management (31 - 40 of 53 items)
Coast Guard Management of Construction Projects
089450: Feb 25, 1969
No summary is currently available...
Status of the Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program
AFMD-83-58: Published: Mar 16, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Phase IV base-level computer replacement program to determine what corrective actions should be taken to remedy its serious deficiencies. The program is designed to provide various computer support functions and to assist in the transition of computer software.GAO provided an interim report to review the acquisition program ratio...
Progress in Improving Program and Budget Information for Congressional Use
PAD-82-47: Published: Sep 1, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1982.
GAO reported on the progress and results of its continuing program to improve the fiscal, budgetary, and program-related information reported to Congress.The Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 was designed to create a framework within which Congress could set national budget priorities and establish appropriate levels of Federal revenues and expenditures. However, implementat...
Defense Continues To Subsidize Sales of Secondary Items to Foreign Governments Because of Poor Pricing Policies
AFMD-81-105S: Published: Aug 6, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1982.
GAO provided a supplement to its report evaluating recent Department of Defense (DOD) actions to improve its financial management of the foreign military sales program and to reduce its budget by eliminating subsidies to the program. That review focused on the actions taken by DOD to revise and implement the policies, procedures, and accounting systems used to price sales of secondary items to for...
Integrating Evaluation and Budgeting
116526: Oct 1, 1981
Comments were presented on the concept of an integrated central budget process, the reasons why there is not an integrated central budget, and a possible course of action which might enable Government to develop such a process. GAO believes that the real strength of a unified budget process lies in its power to force decisions on the allocation of scarce resources. Assuming that the strength of a...
Identifying Marginal Activities Could Help Control Growing U.N. Costs
ID-81-61: Published: Sep 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1981.
GAO reported on the efforts of the Secretary General of the United Nations (U.N.) to reduce U.N. costs by identifying marginal and ineffective activities. The review was undertaken because Congress is concerned about the growing U.N. budget and the corresponding U.S. contribution. Member countries believe that the real growth of the U.N. budget can be lowered by shifting resources from obsolete, m...
Improving Inspector General Operations
115779: Jun 10, 1981
The offices of inspector general have been most successful in realizing savings. Due to their audit and investigative efforts, about $1.4 billion was saved during fiscal year 1980. This represents a savings of approximately seven dollars for every dollar spent on audit and investigation by these offices. In spite of this effectiveness, Inspectors General (IG) continue to have staffing problems tha...
Certain Activities of the Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, New York
HRD-81-23: Published: Dec 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 24, 1980.
GAO reviewed activities of the Economic Opportunity Commission and the Community Economic Development Corporation in Nassau County, New York. It was alleged that Emergency Energy Assistance Program (EEAP) funds were used for other purposes or were unaccounted for. The Commission commingled the funds with other Community Services Administration funds in the same bank account and made advances from...
Control of Loan Guarantees
112617: Jun 23, 1980
GAO has been concerned with various aspects of federal credit programs. During the past 5 years, its analysis has expanded from the specific aspects of the credit assistance program to the approach. Much of the growth in direct loans and loan guarantees in recent years has occurred in nontraditional areas. One of the major problems with this type of loan guarantee is that it is not possible to jud...
Budget Estimates for Fiscal Year 1979
105387: Mar 20, 1978
The GAO budget request for fiscal year (FY) 1979 was $187,843,000, an increase of $11,863,000 over the 1978 appropriation. It will support 5,264 average positions in FY 1979, an increase of 120 over the 5,144 authorized for FY 1978. The requested increase is needed to meet increased workloads and to avoid reducing or eliminating work. Increased workloads will result from legislation and other cong...