General Accounting Office. The arm of Congress that investigates the performance...
General Accounting Office. The General Accounting Office is the audit, evaluation, and investigative arm of Congress. GAO exists to support the Congress in meeting its Constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the American people. GAO examines the use of public funds, evaluates federal programs and activities, and provides analyses, options, recommendations, and other assistance to help the Congress make effective oversight, policy, and funding decisions. In this context, GAO works to continuously improve the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of the federal government through financial audits, program reviews and evaluations, analyses, legal opinions, investigations, and other services. GAO's activities are designed to ensure the executive branch's accountability to the Congress under the Constitution and the government's accountability to the American people. GAO is dedicated to good government through its commitment to the core values of accountability, integrity, and reliability.
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE. See ACCOUNTABLE OFFICERS' ACCOUNTS, DISPOSITION AUTHORITY (1).
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General Accountability Office
Government Accountability Office
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
Federal General Accounting Office
General Accounting Office. A part of the Legislative Branch in charge of financial auditing as well as many other investigative and evaluative function for Congress.
General Accounting Office Investigative arm of U.S. Congress; http://www.gao.gov
Governmental acronym for General Accounting Office. (United States)
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE. An agency of Congress that investigates the operations of various programs and the expenditure of appropriated funds. Most investigations are conducted at the request of Congressional committees or individual members of Congress.
General Audit Office
Government Accounting Office
Stands for the General Accounting Office. It audits federal agencies and programs and conducts studies for Congress.
General Accounting Office. investigative arm of legislative branch of federal government (Congress).
General Accounting Office (US)
U.S. General Accounting Office.
See GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE.
General Accounting Office. Accounting and auditing office of the United States government. An independent agency that reviews federal financial transactions and reports directly to Congress.
Grant Accounting Office. The University of Iowa Grant Accounting Office provides post- award services associated with the fiscal management of sponsored programs, including establishing and maintaining the accounting and budget records for sponsored programs, interpreting sponsor and University fiscal policies for faculty and staff, providing financial information relative to sponsored programs, monitoring expenditures under sponsored programs for compliance with sponsor and University policies and procedures, preparing financial reports to sponsors, and carrying out all cash management responsibilities associated with the funding of sponsored programs. The Grant Accounting Office is located in B5 Jessup Hall. The main phone number is 335-3801.
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE. A support agency that serves as the investigative arm of Congress. Provides reports to members and staff on audits and evaluations of federal agencies and programs.