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Internal Revenue Service: Results of Review of IRS Spending for Business Systems Modernization
GAO-01-920: Published: Aug 17, 2001. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 2001.
This report reviews the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) expenditures on business systems modernization. IRS obligated and expended available Information Technology Investment Account (ITIA) appropriations in fiscal years 1999 and 2000 to pay for external business systems modernization costs. In fiscal years 1999 and 2000, IRS expended about $12.8 million and $120.2 million, respectively, of ITIA...
Tax Systems Modernization: Results of Review of IRS' August 2000 Interim Spending Plan
GAO-01-91: Published: Nov 8, 2000. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 2000.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has tried unsuccessfully to modernize its information systems. To prevent a repeat of past mistakes, Congress legislated explicit controls over IRS spending on systems modernization. Congress did so by creating Senate and House appropriations subcommittees, which specified four conditions. IRS has satisfied some, but not all, of the conditions set out by its appr...
VA Information Technology: Progress Continues Although Vulnerabilities Remain
T-AIMD-00-321: Published: Sep 21, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) information technology (IT) program, focusing on VA's efforts to: (1) improve its process for selecting, controlling, and evaluating IT investments; (2) fill the chief information officer (CIO) position; (3) develop an overall strategy for reengineering its business processes; (4) complete a departmentwide...
Foreign Affairs: Effort to Upgrade Information Technology Overseas Faces Formidable Challenges
T-AIMD/NSIAD-00-214: Published: Jun 22, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of State's efforts to improve the foreign affairs community's information technology infrastructure, focusing on: (1) State's efforts to implement the Overseas Presence Advisory Panel's recommendations; and (2) the challenges and risks it will face as it proceeds.GAO noted that: (1) the Overseas Presence Advisory Panel was formed to...
Tax Systems Modernization: Results of Review of IRS' March 7, 2000, Expenditure Plan
AIMD-00-175: Published: May 24, 2000. Publicly Released: May 24, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) second Information Technology Investment Account (ITIA) expenditure plan, focusing on: (1) the progress IRS has made in meeting the commitments in its first expenditure plan; (2) whether the plan satisfies the conditions specified in the Department of the Treasury's fiscal year 1998 and 1999 appropriations act...
Social Security Administration: Year 2000 Readiness Efforts Helped Ensure Century Rollover and Leap Year Success
AIMD-00-125: Published: Apr 19, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) final actions to ensure its year 2000 readiness, including the actions it took during the rollover period--December 30,1999, through January 3, 2000, as well as for the February 29 leap year date--to ensure a successful transition to the new century.GAO noted that: (1) overall, SSA demonstrated a strong an...
Year 2000 Computing Challenge: DEA Has Developed Plans and Established Controls for Business Continuity Planning
AIMD-00-8: Published: Oct 14, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) plans and controls for year 2000 business continuity planning, focusing on: (1) the status of and plans for completing DEA's contingency planning for continuity of operations; and (2) whether DEA's contingency planning efforts satisfy the key processes described in GAO's business continuity...
Year 2000 Computing Challenge: Agencies' Reporting of Mission-Critical Classified Systems
AIMD-99-218: Published: Aug 5, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal agencies' reporting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on the year 2000 status of their classified systems, focusing on: (1) whether agencies are including classified systems in their quarterly reports to OMB; (2) whether agencies are separately reporting to OMB on the status of their classified systems; and (3) for...
Year 2000 Computing Challenge: Estimated Costs, Planned Uses of Emergency Funding, and Future Implications
T-AIMD-99-214: Published: Jun 22, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the costs associated with the year 2000 problem, focusing on: (1) estimated year 2000 costs and agency processes to track costs to date; (2) planned uses of emergency funding; (3) year 2000 costs for fiscal year (FY) 2000 and beyond; (4) agency program and information technology (IT) initiatives delayed by year 2000 activities; and (5) lessons lea...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: USDA Needs to Accelerate Time Frames for Completing Contingency Planning
AIMD-99-178: Published: May 21, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified actions the Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking to develop year 2000 business continuity and contingency plans (BCCP).GAO noted that: (1) under the leadership of the department's chief information officer (CIO) and year 2000 program office, USDA component agencies are actively engaged in developing BCCPs to prepare for unforeseen year 2000...