Proper Appropriation to Charge for Expenses of Travel Spanning More than One Fiscal Year

B-238110: May 7, 1991

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) requested a decision on the proper appropriation to charge for expenses of travel spanning more than one fiscal year. GAO held that travel expenses spanning more than one fiscal year should be charged to the appropriations current in the fiscal year in which the particular travel expenses were incurred, rather than in the fiscal year in which the travel was ordered.