Beneficiaries (111 - 120 of 134 items)
GAO's Major Activities in Aging During Fiscal Year 1982
HRD-83-25: Published: Dec 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 17, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO submitted a statement on its internal activities which involve the elderly, a list of reports issued from September 30, 1981, through September 30, 1982, and a list of assignments which relate to programs and services for the elderly...
Relationship of Dual Benefit Windfall Payments to Total Railroad Retirement Benefits
HRD-82-97: Published: Jul 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined: (1) the relationship of railroad retirement dual benefit windfall payments to the total payments railroad retirement beneficiaries receive, and (2) the potential effect on railroad retirement beneficiaries of reduced windfall payments under various appropriation levels.GAO obtained and analyzed payment data from the Railroad Retirement Board's rec...
Statement on Investigation To Reform Teamsters' Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund
119252: Jul 26, 1982
GAO discussed its review of the Government's investigation to reform the Teamsters' Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund. Since the Fund's inception in 1955, its trustees have been the subject of controversy and allegations of misuse and abuse of its assets. Over the past 14 years, various Federal agencies have investigated the Fund and the alleged misconduct by the trustees...
Prisoners Receiving Social Security and Other Federal Retirement, Disability, and Education Benefits
HRD-82-43: Published: Jul 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO estimated the number of incarcerated felons receiving social security and other cash benefits from various federal programs. Initial GAO estimates on the number of prisoner beneficiaries receiving benefits from Social Security Administration (SSA) and Veterans Administration (VA) programs resulted in Congress enacting legislation in 1980 to exclude certain...
Replacing the SSA-8080 and SSA-8081 With the Redesigned SSIRD
107361: Sep 18, 1978
The Supplemental Security Income Record Display (SSIRD) contains each Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipient's entire computerized master record and is the only record used by Social Security field offices that provides all the data on an SSI recipient. It can be used for developing and resolving SSI overpayments, obtaining information on an SSI recipient's record, and in some cases, for wor...
The Government's Investigation of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters' Pension Funds
116761: Oct 28, 1981
In 1978, GAO undertook a comprehensive review of the adequacy and effectiveness of the Department of Labor's investigation of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters' Central States, Southeast, and Southwest areas Pension Fund, including its coordination with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Justice. Despite apparent benefits, Labor's investigation and subsequent Labor-I...
Tax Revenues Lost and Beneficiaries Inadequately Protected When Private Pension Plans Terminate
HRD-81-117: Published: Sep 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1981.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the practices and procedures of: (1) the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) for ensuring that pension plan terminations are reported; (2) IRS for processing plan terminations; and (3) IRS for ensuring compliance with income tax requirements by individuals receiving pension bene...
Impact of State Death Information on Federal Income Security Programs
HRD-81-113: Published: Jul 28, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1981.
GAO completed a limited survey to determine whether deaths of Social Security Administration (SSA) title II beneficiaries were being reported to SSA so that benefits could be terminated or otherwise converted to surviving spouses. GAO was concerned about potential overpayments because reporting of deaths to SSA by survivors is voluntary and because there have been disclosures by the media and othe...
Keeping the Railroad Retirement Program on Track--Government and Railroads Should Clarify Roles and Responsibilities
HRD-81-27: Published: Mar 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1981.
The railroad retirement program is the only federally administered pension plan for a private industry. Funds to finance the program consist of taxes paid by railroad workers and employers, transfers from social security trust funds, and general revenue appropriations from the Federal Government. A review was performed of the Federal role in providing financial assistance to the program and the al...
Social Security Administration's Beneficiary Rehabilitation Program
HRD-81-22: Published: Nov 10, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1980.
GAO reviewed the Beneficiary Rehabilitation Program (BRP) of the Social Security Administration (SSA). The primary purpose of BRP is to provide savings to the trust funds by returning as many disabled beneficiaries as possible to the work force, thereby terminating their social security disability benefits. GAO focused on the question of whether available data could be used to determine the progra...