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an independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States

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General Accounting Office, said there would be opportunities for CPA firms to work with the GAO and the inspector generals of each of the large 24 federal agencies in auditing financial statements and improving financial management systems.
The General Accounting Office (GAO) recently reported that a 1999 study performed by the Standish Group found that about one-third of software development programs resulted in cancellation.
The GAO Reports *sted below can be downloaded from the General Accounting Office Web site at <http://www.
After conducting a thorough analysis of this proposal, we concluded that this expansion, which was supported by a General Accounting Office report in 1997, would ultimately result in a $153.
The General Accounting Office (GAO) has long been one of the most important agencies in Washington.
General Accounting Office report indicates that DHS has made significant improvements in the system.
NOTE TO embezzlers: An April report from the General Accounting Office (GAO) suggests that if you want to get away with ripping off your employer, you should consider a job in government.
The board also invited the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the General Accounting Office, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and the Securities and Exchange Commission to participate as observers.
On financial literacy, Melancon elaborated on AICPA financial education initiatives with the General Accounting Office Comptroller General David Walker (see page 1).
The General Accounting Office (GAO) has again revised CPE requirements for Government Auditing Standards, also known as the Yellow Book.
But the General Accounting Office (GAO), the investigatory branch of Congress, estimated that the tracking system will not be fully implemented until 2007 or later.
For example, last October the General Accounting Office reported that in Canada approximately 80 percent of the public service executives and executive feeder groups will be eligible to retire by the end of the decade.
A 2002 General Accounting Office investigation concluded that environmental laws had actually not hindered military operations and that the military had never taken advantage of national security clauses that allow it exemptions in times of crisis.
General Accounting Office, GAO-02-808 (Washington, D.
resources used by the IMF that receives no interest, at a cumulative cost estimated by the General Accounting Office .
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