Financial records (41 - 46 of 46 items)
Asset Forfeiture: Legislation Needed to Improve Cash Processing and Financial Reporting
GGD-90-94: Published: Jun 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1990.
GAO reviewed aspects of the Department of Justice's and the U.S. Customs Service's asset forfeiture program, focusing on the need for Congress to enact legislative changes designed to speed up processing of seized cash and increase congressional and agency oversight.GAO found that: (1) Justice and Customs must judicially forfeit cash seizures over $100,000, even though 89 percent of all judicially...
Assessing Compliance With Applicable Laws and Regulations
OP-4.1.2: Published: Dec 1, 1989. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1989.
GAO presented a guide to assist GAO auditors in evaluating compliance with laws and regulations and detecting major noncompliance and abuse. The guide focuses on: (1) when to perform testing for compliance with laws and regulations; (2) how to identify the relevant laws and regulations; (3) how to evaluate the likelihood that noncompliance could occur and that internal controls could not detect or...
Social Security: More Must Be Done To Credit Earnings to Individuals' Accounts
HRD-87-52: Published: Sep 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1987.
GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) process for crediting individuals' earnings to their individual accounts and the effect of uncredited or erroneously credited earnings on individuals' benefits and eligibility and on Social Security trust funds.GAO found that: (1) SSA consistently reported less in earnings than the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the...
The Results of Initial Review of the Financial and Actuarial Statements Submitted Pursuant to Public Law 95-595
AFMD-82-67: Published: May 21, 1982. Publicly Released: May 21, 1982.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense (DOD) fiscal year 1980 financial and actuarial statements relating to the military retirement system, a noncontributory, pay-as-you-go, and unfunded system that pays benefits to retired military personnel and certain retirees' survivors.Because the military retirement system is unfunded, DOD contended that a required financial statement and other information...
Routine Disclosure of Broadcaster Financial Records
111721: Mar 4, 1980
A bill has been proposed which would amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to collect certain financial information from commercial broadcast station licensees and to make such information available for public inspection. A GAO report issued in August 1979 recommended that a public inquiry be made to evaluate the arguments for and against finan...
Review of American Indian Policy Review Commission
GGD-77-62: Published: Jun 29, 1977. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1977.
The audit of the American Indian Policy Review Commission disclosed that the Commission's management and operations were generally conducted orderly and professionally, although in some cases inappropriate contracting procedures were followed and some questionable disbursements were made.In accordance with existing legislation, the Commission approved a six-member Commission staff and established...