GAO-21-102, Tax Administration: Better Coordination Could Improve IRS's Use of Third-Party Information Reporting to Help Reduce the Tax Gap, December 15, 2020

Information returns are forms filed by third parties, such as employers and financial institutions that provide information about taxable transactions. These forms are submitted to the Internal...
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GAO-21-84, Department of Defense: Actions Needed to Improve Accounting of Intradepartmental Transactions, January 14, 2021

The Department of Defense (DOD) has a long-standing material weakness related to intradepartmental transactions. Intradepartmental transactions occur when trading partners within the same...
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GAO-21-196, Medicaid: Data Completeness and Accuracy Have Improved, Though Not All Standards Have Been Met, January 14, 2021

GAO found that the completeness and accuracy of Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS) data have improved. Over the past decade, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...
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GAO-21-257, Columbia Class Submarine: Delivery Hinges on Timely and Quality Materials from an Atrophied Supplier Base, January 14, 2021

The Navy's schedule for constructing the first submarine of the new Columbia class is threatened by continuing challenges with the computer-aided software tool that Electric Boat, the lead...
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GAO-21-111, Prescription Drugs: Department of Veterans Affairs Paid About Half as Much as Medicare Part D for Selected Drugs in 2017, December 15, 2020

GAO found that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) paid, on average, 54 percent less per unit for a sample of 399 brand-name and generic prescription drugs in 2017 as did Medicare Part D, even...
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GAO-21-63, Farmworkers: Additional Information Needed to Better Protect Workers from Pesticide Exposure, January 15, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and states ensure compliance with the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) primarily through inspections of farms. The states collect some...
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GAO-21-205, Environmental Liabilities: NASA's Reported Financial Liabilities Have Grown, and Several Factors Contribute to Future Uncertainties, January 15, 2021

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) estimated cleanup and restoration across the agency would cost $1.9 billion as of fiscal year 2020, up from $1.7 billion in fiscal year...
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