Paperwork reduction (31 - 40 of 46 items)
[Proposed OMB Rules To Implement the Paperwork Reduction Act]
B-180224: Published: Aug 24, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1983.
GAO commented on rules proposed by the Office of Management and Budget to implement the Paperwork Reduction Act. GAO stated that it did not appear necessary or desirable to add any further exemption for reports related to civil rights enforcement to the act at this time...
Oversight and Reauthorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act
121311: May 6, 1983
GAO discussed the oversight and reauthorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has made some progress toward implementing the act, especially in the area of reducing Federal paperwork burdens; however, it has fallen behind schedule in meeting statutory milestones for completing other task requirements. GAO believes that OMB needs to provide stronger leade...
More Guidance and Controls Needed Over Federal Recordkeeping Requirements Imposed on the Public
GGD-83-42: Published: Apr 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1983.
GAO reviewed compliance with a provision of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, which requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to develop standards relating to federally imposed record retention requirements, to determine whether the government has acted to reduce the impact of those requirements.GAO found that some businesses are confused about the length of time they must keep records...
Reauthorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act
121236: Apr 27, 1983
Testimony was given on the reauthorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act. GAO supports the act's reauthorization because of its great potential for achieving substantial savings, increased productivity, and improved service delivery. GAO found that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has made some progress toward implementing the act, especially in reducing federal paperwork burdens. Howeve...
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Progress in Meeting Goals Set Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
HRD-83-35: Published: Feb 2, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on the paperwork burden imposed on the non-Federal sector by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Specifically, GAO was requested to provide information on the nature and extent of paperwork burden reductions claimed by EEOC under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 and the EEOC methodology for estimating its paperwork...
The Department of Labor Has Not Adequately Controlled Office of Job Corps Information Collection Activities
GGD-82-100: Published: Sep 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1982.
GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's Office of Job Corps to determine whether it was carrying out its information collection activities in accordance with the policies and procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980. The review was part of a recently completed survey of education-related reporting requirements imposed on the public by federal agencies.GAO found 56 reporting and...
Impact of the Paperwork Reduction Act on the Internal Revenue Service's Ability To Administer the Tax Laws
GGD-82-90: Published: Jul 6, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1982.
Concern was expressed that section 202 of the proposed Taxpayer Compliance Improvement Act of 1982 would exempt the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from key provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980. GAO was requested to analyze the impact of the Paperwork Act on the ability of IRS to administer the tax laws, particularly the Taxpayer Compliance Improvement Act. The analysis was directed to...
Implementation of the Paperwork Reduction Act Public Law 96-511
118827: Apr 14, 1982
In testimony before a congressional subcommittee, GAO stated that progress toward achieving the Paperwork Reduction Act's objectives has been slow. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has failed to provide the forceful leadership and guidance needed to create the momentum for timely and effective implementation. Although OMB has successfully effected paperwork reduction in many areas of the...
Audit and Management Responsibilities for the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
116775: Nov 19, 1981
The paperwork burden on the public places a high cost on the economy, individual businesses, public and private institutions, the general public, and the Federal Government. The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 is the first piece of legislation that deals with the need for comprehensive management of information and related resources within the Federal Government on a broad and integrated scale. Th...
Implementation of the Paperwork Reduction Act
116697: Oct 21, 1981
Comments were presented on the GAO evaluation of the effectiveness with which the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 has been implemented. The work has not proceeded smoothly. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has denied GAO access to documents and information essential to reaching a full understanding of its processes and an assessment of its efforts. However, GAO found that progress has bee...