Tag: GAO

IRS Changing Format of Tax Transcripts

August 23, 2018 1:53 PM
IRS Changing Format of Tax Transcripts

The IRS announced it is changing the format of tax transcripts in an effort to protect taxpayers’ personal data.

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GAO: Pruitt Didn’t Break Law by Appearing in Beef Association Video

August 23, 2018 9:24 AM

A GAO decision concludes that the EPA’s former administrator did not break the law when he appeared in a beef association video.

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Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

August 15, 2018 5:31 PM
Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

GAO takes a look at federal employee misconduct and ways agencies can improve how they handle it.

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GAO: Postal Service Lacks Funds to Cover its Future Expenses

August 3, 2018 10:07 AM , Updated August 12, 2018 9:13 AM
GAO: Postal Service Lacks Funds to Cover its Future Expenses

A GAO report says the Postal Service will likely face difficult decisions in the near future because of its financial situation.

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GAO: Energy Department Broke Law With Tweet on Health Care

July 27, 2018 8:15 AM , Updated August 3, 2018 5:17 PM

The Energy Department was found to be in violation of a statute when it issued a tweet about an editorial on ObamaCare written by the agency Secretary.

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GAO: VA Whistleblowers 10x More Likely to Be Disciplined Than Peers

July 20, 2018 1:45 PM , Updated July 29, 2018 9:41 AM

A new GAO report found that the VA suffers from data reliability problems in its systems for tracking employee misconduct actions.

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Bill Would Require Agency Heads to Submit Travel Logs to GAO

June 12, 2018 10:32 AM , Updated June 20, 2018 9:59 AM

Recently introduced legislation would ban agency heads from flying first class on official travel and require more stringent reports on their travels.

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GAO: EPA Broke Law When Installing Soundproof Phone Booth

April 16, 2018 12:02 PM , Updated April 24, 2018 10:09 AM
GAO: EPA Broke Law When Installing Soundproof Phone Booth

The GAO said that the EPA violated the Antideficiency Act when spent $43,000 for a soundproof phone booth in the administrator’s office.

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Lawmakers Want a Fresh Look at Time and Attendance Abuse

April 2, 2018 12:31 PM , Updated April 7, 2018 4:12 PM

A group of lawmakers have asked GAO to take a fresh look at time and attendance problems in agencies by updating a report it previously released in 2003.

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Postal Reform Needed to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’

February 13, 2018 5:16 PM

The White House’s 2019 budget proposal addresses the ailing financial condition of the Postal Service, saying that reforms are necessary going forward.

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