The office audits
financial statements of departments and crown corporations and conducts special audits to examine whether government programs are achieving their objectives.
Yellen argued that monetary policy must remain exempt from Government Accountability Office audits
and that the Fed works best as an independent central bank.
It deploys interdisciplinary teams of natural resource specialists and other experts to collect and analyze written materials, conduct interviews with participating operator's staff and key stakeholders, and complete field and office audits
of the operations.
The Board was updated on progress of compliance with previous National Audit Office audits
as well as actions on recently completed audits and expressed satisfaction with progress made.
* Branch office audits
. Develop a branch audit program that includes a meaningful audit document or plan, unannounced visits, a means to convey audit results, and a follow-up plan requiring that the branch take corrective action.
He replaces Arnold Fields, a retired Marine major general, who resigned in January 2011 after a review by the Council of Inspectors General found that many of his office audits
barely met minimum quality standards and Fields had not laid out a clear strategic vision.
Fiscal year 2010 examination strategies include 44,000 audits in this region (23,000 field and 21,000 office audits
As the investigative arm of Congress, the Government Accountability Office audits
In contrast, office audits
involve an "in-person" interview and records review with the auditor at the IRS office.
With a staff of more than 500 and an annual budget of about $63 million, the Office audits
most areas of the Canadian government, including 70 federal government departments and agencies, about 40 Crown corporations, 10 departmental corporations and about 60 other entities and special audits.
SYNOPSIS: This study analyzes a random selection of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) office audits
from October 1997 to July 1998, the type of audit that concerns most taxpayers.