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Department of Education OIG

U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Audit Resolution Activities

The report presents information on independent audits with findings pertaining to the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) and audit resolution activities conducted by the U.S. Department of Education. Our review focused on independent audits of HEERF recipients from April 2020 through June 2023. We found that the number of independent audits with findings pertaining to HEERF and requiring resolution by the Office of Finance and Operations (OFO) increased significantly over the past few years, as did the number of audits with complex findings as determined by OFO staff. However, the...
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

Action Is Being Taken to Address the System Limitation That Contributed to the Destruction of Tax Year 2019 Paper‑Filed Information Returns

Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery

Interim Report: Audit of the Effects the Main Street Lending Program’s Loan Losses Have on Treasury’s Investment in the Program

Interim Report: Audit of the Effects the Main Street Lending Program’s Loan Losses Have on Treasury’s Investment in the Program
Election Assistance Commission OIG

Audit of the Help America Vote Act Grants Awarded to the Territory of Guam

EAC OIG, through the independent public accounting firm of McBride, Lock & Associates, LLC, audited $1.8 million in funds received by the territory of Guam under the Help America Vote Act. The objectives of the audit were to determine whether the Guam Election Commission: 1) used funds for authorized purposes in accordance with Section 101 and Section 251 of HAVA and other applicable requirements; 2) properly accounted for and controlled property purchased with HAVA payments; and 3) used the funds in a manner consistent with the informational plans provided to EAC. The audit also determined if...
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation OIG

Management Alert: Deceased Participants in the Central States’ Special Financial Assistance Calculation

Department of Health & Human Services OIG

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Charged Some Unallowable Costs to Its CDC COVID-19 Award

Department of Labor OIG

BLS Could Do More to Identify Data Limitations and Increase Transparency

Small Business Administration OIG

SBA's Internal Controls to Prevent Shuttered Venue Operators Grants to Ineligible Applicants

This report presents the results of our inspection to assess the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) controls to prevent disbursements to ineligible entities. Specifically, our review focused on general eligibility requirements applicable to all SVOG applicants and venue-specific requirements applicable to live venue operators. SBA delayed launching the SVOG application portal for over 2 weeks in April 2021 because of technical issues. In June 2021, SBA officials made program changes, which SBA called a “program refresh,” to accelerate application...