The Financial Audit Manual (FAM), published in July 2001, provides guidance for financial audits done by the Inspector General community, GAO, and their contractors. The FAM is a key part in enhancing accountability over taxpayer-provided resources. GAO and the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency (PCIE) are committed to keeping the FAM current. With this goal in mind, a GAO/PCIE task force prepared an exposure draft to add new sections and to update existing sections of volume II of the FAM.
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