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FINANCIAL AUDIT: Bureau of the Public Debt's Fiscal Years 2005 and 2004 Schedules of Federal Debt

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[Technical Report, Congressional Report]

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United States Government Accountability Office

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GAO is required to audit the consolidated financial statements of the U.S. government. Due to the significance of the federal debt held by the public to the governmentwide financial statements, GAO has also been auditing the Bureau of the Public Debts BPD Schedules of Federal Debt annually. The audit of these schedules is done to determine whether, in all material respects,1 the schedules are reliable and2 BPD management maintained effective internal control relevant to the Schedule of Federal Debt. Further, we test compliance with selected provisions of significant laws related to the Schedule of Federal Debt.

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  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

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[A, Approved For Public Release]