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The General Accounting Office is the investigative arm of the Congress and is charged with examining all matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds.
The General Accounting Office (GAO) was established by the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 (31 U.S. Code 702), to independently audit Federal agencies. The GAO is part of Legislative Branch of the U.S. government and is the investigative arm of Congress.
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GAO Homepage lists their basic reporting products:
- GAO Reports and Testimony GAO performs audits and evaluations of government programs and activities for Congress.
- Comptroller General Decisions and Options cover Appropriations, Bid Protests, Civilian (and Military) Personnel Pay and Allowances, etc.
- Reports on Federal Agency Major Rules which go to the Committees of Jurisdiction of both houses of Congress.
GAO Policy and Guidance Materials covers GAO determinations and announcements.
About GAO a functional organization view.
GAO FraudNET facilitates the reporting of allegations of fraud, waste, abuse or mismanagement of federal funds.
Subscribe to GAO Daybook.
Subscribe to GOA Decisions.
Web Order Form for ordering printed copies of GAO reports.
Investigators Guide to Sources of Information concerns Directories, References Works, and Other Sources--good search material.
Information Technology a guide for evaluating federal agencies’ IT investment decision-making.
FedWorld Dialup/Telnet Site Information lists over 100 federal agency bulletin boards.
Bid Protest Decisions provides forum for bidders and offerors on federal contracts to have a opportunity to contest a particular awarding of same.
Doing Business with Government covers key topics on selling to the federal agencies.
Federal Acquisition Jumpstation lists the major procurement offices in the Federal Market.
CBDNet key publication of federal contracting activities.
Procurement - GPO Access survey document.
FEDSTATS mother-of-all federal statistical sites.
Results Act: Key Management Problems GAO and agency IG's highlight the top management challenges faced by their agencies.