Top 10 List for January 2013

An alphabetical listing of the top 10 areas of significant work and the reports and testimonies in those areas issued in January 2013.

1. 2012 Tax Filing

IRS Faces Challenges Providing Service to Taxpayers and Could Collect Balances Due More Effectively
GAO-13-156:
Published: Dec 18, 2012. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 2013.

2. Border Patrol

Key Elements of New Strategic Plan Not Yet in Place to Inform Border Security Status and Resource Needs
GAO-13-25:
Published: Dec 10, 2012. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 2013.

3. Financial Audit

U.S. Government's Fiscal Years 2012 and 2011 Consolidated Financial Statements
GAO-13-271R:
Published: Jan 17, 2013. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 2013.

4. Financial Regulatory Reform

Regulators Have Faced Challenges Finalizing Key Reforms and Unaddressed Areas Pose Potential Risks
GAO-13-195:
Published: Jan 23, 2013. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 2013.

5. Information Technology

OMB and Agencies Need to Fully Implement Major Initiatives to Save Billions of Dollars
GAO-13-297T:
Published: Jan 22, 2013. Publicly Released: Jan 22, 2013.

6. Military Personnel

7. Pipeline Safety

Better Data and Guidance Could Improve Operators' Responses to Incidents
GAO-13-284T:
Published: Jan 28, 2013. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 2013.

Better Data and Guidance Needed to Improve Pipeline Operator Incident Response
GAO-13-168:
Published: Jan 23, 2013. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 2013.

8. Retirement Security

9. TSA Explosives Detection Canine Program

Actions Needed to Analyze Data and Ensure Canine Teams Are Effectively Utilized
GAO-13-239:
Published: Jan 31, 2013. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 2013.

10. Veterans' Disability Benefits

Timely Processing Remains a Daunting Challenge
GAO-13-89:
Published: Dec 21, 2012. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 2013.

 

Significant Work Issued in December 2012