TAB TOPS $4.5 BILLION: Congress looks into govt. food/commodity spending
- Tax Administration: IRS and TIGTA Should Evaluate Their Processing of Employee Misconduct under Section 1203: GAO-03-394. // GAO Reports;2/14/2003, p1
Section 1203 of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 outlines conditions for firing IRS employees for any of 10 acts of misconduct covering taxpayer and employee rights and tax return filing requirements. Both IRS and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax...
- Environmental Protection: Information on the Purchase, Use, and Disposal of Engine Lubricating Oil: GAO-03-340. // GAO Reports;1/2/2003, p1
Concerned with the time, money, and resources that the federal government expends servicing its vehicle and engine fleet, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works asked GAO to compile information on the government's use of engine lubricating oil. GAO was asked to determine: (1) how...
- Missile Defense: Events Related to Contractor Selection for the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle: GAO-03-324R. Gamboa, Anthony H. // GAO Reports;1/27/2003, p1
Rep. Howard L. Berman asked us, as a follow-on to our recent review of the early sensor tests for the exoatmospheric kill vehicle (EKV), to look into the circumstances surrounding Boeing Lead Systems Integrator's (LSI) selection of Raytheon's EKV device for further testing. Specifically, he...
- THE PENTAGON: YEARS LATE AND BILLIONS SHORT. Despeignes, Peronet // Fortune;5/2/2005, Vol. 151 Issue 9, p24
Examines the results of a recent report related to military expenditures, compiled by the United States General Accounting Office (GAO). Percentage increases in research and development costs above initial projections; Specific projects that cost more than originally budgeted; Global Hawk...
- GAO paying more attention to tax issues. // Practical Accountant;Nov96, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p25
Focuses on reports published by the United States General Accounting Office concerning tax issues. `Earned Income Credit: Profile of Tax Year 1994 Credit Recipients' (GAO/GGD-96-122BR); `Tax Administration: IRS Is Improving Its Controls for Ensuring That Taxpayers Are Treated Properly'...
- GAO: Medicare risk programs don't save money due to payment methodology. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/5/94, Vol. 68 Issue 19, p8
Presents the findings by General Accounting Office report GAO/HEHS-94-119 on the failure of Medicare risk program to save money. Reason; Result of the payment methodology; Recommendation.
- Taxes may be the undoing of prepaid tuition plans. Rose, Joan R.; Luxenberg, Stan // Medical Economics;10/23/95, Vol. 72 Issue 20, p202
Presents a report by the US General Accounting Office that college tuition-prepayment plans run by some states could be derailed by tax problems. Protection from inflation by locking in tuition costs; Taxation of annually earned imputed interest.
- Report documents increases in public college tuition. // Black Issues in Higher Education;9/5/96, Vol. 13 Issue 14, p5
Presents a report by the United States General Accounting Office on tuition fees charged by universities and colleges in the United States. Tuition hikes from 1980-1995; Reasons for the tuition increases; Rise of administrative costs; Research budgets.
- ASB establishes planning group. // CPA Journal;Sep97, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p10
Focuses on the establishment of ASB Horizons Task Force by Auditing Standards Board (ASB) to form a strategic plan for ASB. Recommendations for expanded financial reporting model; `The Accounting Profession Major Issues: Progress and Concerns,' from the General Accounting Office (GAO); Issues...