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Disadvantaged Business Enterprises: Critical Information Is Needed to Understand Program Impact
GAO-01-586: Published: Jun 1, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 2001.
The Department of Transportation's (DOT) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program seeks to remedy the effects of current and past discrimination against small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged persons and to foster equal opportunity in transportation contracting. This report provides information on (1) important changes made to the program since 1999...
Financial Management: Status of Financial Management Issues at the Small Business Administration
AIMD-00-263: Published: Aug 29, 2000. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) financial management issues, focusing on: (1) useful information Congress can obtain from SBA's fiscal year (FY) 1999 financial statements; (2) the major internal control deficiencies in SBA's FY 1999 financial statement audit and the major causes and implications; and (3) ramifications of SBA...
Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements for 1998
AIMD-00-303R: Published: Aug 25, 2000. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law.GAO noted that: (1) GAO's review disclosed no reportable instances of noncompliance; and (2) the audit report included the auditor's o...
Observations on the Small Business Administration's Fiscal Year 1999 Performance Report and Fiscal Year 2001 Performance Plan
RCED-00-207R: Published: Jun 30, 2000. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) fiscal year (FY) 1999 performance reports and FY 2001 performance plan required by the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).GAO noted that: (1) overall, SBA's FY 1999 report showed mixed results in meeting the agency's goals for the three key outcomes; (2) SBA's FY 2001 plan discusses the 10 manage...
Tax Administration: IRS' Efforts to Serve Small Business Taxpayers
T-GGD-00-138: Published: May 23, 2000. Publicly Released: May 23, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the factors that complicate small businesses' efforts to comply with the tax laws and the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) efforts to provide better service to small businesses and self-employed taxpayers.GAO noted that: (1) several factors have complicated the interactions between small businesses and IRS; (2) small businesses are more likely tha...
HUD Reform Act: Information on the Department's Response to the Act's Requirements
RCED-00-91: Published: Mar 27, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the extent to which the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) complied with the HUD Reform Act of 1989 in fiscal years 1997 and 1998, focusing on HUD's actions in response to: (1) title I of the Reform Act, which is the title principally concerned with addressing the ethics, management and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) issues r...
The Small Business Administration: Loan Origination and Debt Collection Processes
AIMD-00-45R: Published: Nov 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Small Business Administration's (SBA) loan origination and debt collection processes, focusing on the extent to which SBA has established: (1) adequate loan origination procedures and consistently obtains the required documents and data necessary for determining whether loan applicants comply with the program's statutory, regulat...
Small Business Administration: Information on the Women's Business Center Program
RCED-99-278R: Published: Sep 2, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) Women's Business Center Program, focusing on: (1) a description of the women's business centers, including their funding status, their experiences in raising matching funds, the types of services offered in a women's business center's first and last year of grant funding, and the differences between parent...
Observations on the Small Business Administration's Fiscal Year 2000 Annual Performance Plan
RCED-99-211R: Published: Jul 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) fiscal year (FY) 2000 performance plan, focusing on: (1) assessing the usefulness of the agency's plan for decisionmaking; and (2) identifying the degree of improvement the agency's FY 2000 performance plan represents over the FY 1999 plan.GAO noted that: (1) SBA's FY 2000 annual performance plan provides a...
Small Business Tax Compliance Burden
GGD-99-96R: Published: May 5, 1999. Publicly Released: May 5, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the tax compliance burdens of small business taxpayers, focusing on: (1) why the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) compliance burden estimates are not reliable; (2) why the relationship of the no-change rates to audit rates for small businesses and other individuals is difficult to determine; and (3) why IRS has limited information on its interactio...