Federal Accounting Handbook: Policies, Standards, Procedures, Practices
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 29, 2007 - Business & Economics - 425 pages
Now in a second edition, "Federal Accounting Handbook" is the handbook that every financial federal employee can use, covering all of the recent revisions including new FASAB standards and how Congress wants the intent and objectives of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to be implemented by federal departments and agencies. Written for both the professional and the non-professional, this handbook equips you with the what, why, when, and how of federal financial management,
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Page 14 - Funds, property, and other assets are safeguarded against waste, loss, unauthorized use, or misappropriation; and ^ Revenues and expenditures applicable to agency operations are properly recorded and accounted for to permit the preparation of accounts and reliable financial and statistical reports and to maintain accountability over the assets.
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Page 9 - The comptroller general shall investigate, at the seat of government or elsewhere, all matters relating to the receipt, disbursement, and application of public funds, and shall make to the President when requested by him, and to Congress at the beginning of each regular session, a report in writing of the work of the general accounting office...