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Recommendation: The Secretary of the Treasury should direct the Fiscal Assistant Secretary, working in coordination with the Controller of OMB, to improve corrective action plans for (1) treaties and international agreements, (2) additional audit procedures for intragovernmental activity and balances, and (3) the Reconciliation Statements so that they include sufficient information to address the control deficiencies in these areas effectively.
Agency: Department of the Treasury Status: Open Priority recommendation
Comments: As of the completion of our fiscal year 2018 audit of the consolidated financial statements of the U.S. government (CFS), we determined that this recommendation remained open. The CAPs in these three areas do not include sufficient steps to effectively address related control deficiencies involving processes used to prepare the CFS. We will follow-up on progress made by Treasury and OMB as part of our fiscal year 2019 CFS audit, which is ongoing as of June 2019.