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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Auditor objects to city lawyer's $69 reimbursement for hotel room

    Auditor objects to city lawyer's $69 reimbursement for hotel room
    Sixty-nine dollars might not seem like enough money to fight over -– but that’s just what city officials spent Wednesday morning doing. City Solicitor George Nilson is requesting to be reimbursed for $69.93 he paid for a hotel room near...
  • Companies win federal contracts while flouting labor law

    RALEIGH, N.C. Robert Malick has weathered plenty of uncertainty in the 22 years he's run a multimillion-dollar heating and air conditioning firm. His secret to success: Follow the money and the people who can get it. To do it, his company, Southern...
  • Pension spiking could cost CalPERS nearly $800 million

    SACRAMENTO — A legal way to increase pensions by boosting the final pay of retiring state and local government workers could drive up public employee pension costs in California by as much as $796 million over the next 20 years, the state controller...
  • Hertz CEO steps down after accounting errors

    (Reuters) - Mark Frissora has resigned as chief executive of Hertz Global Holdings Inc , citing personal reasons, as pressure from investors mounts following a series of accounting errors. Hertz's shares rose as much as 5 percent after the No. 2 U.S. car...
  • Anonymous slings mud at China's Tianhe, aims at Morgan Stanley

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - When stock researcher Anonymous Analytics accused China's Tianhe Chemicals last week of doctoring the books ahead of a Hong Kong IPO, it was pitting itself against one of Asia's top private equity firms, Morgan Stanley Private Equity...
  • Auditors: Workers' Comp Officials Overcharged Insurers To Rebuild Fund

    The state improperly charged Connecticut insurance companies and small businesses $450,000 last fiscal year to recoup a legislative raid on the Workers' Compensation Administration Fund, the state auditors reported Tuesday. But in a written response to...
  • D.A. asks for Great Park documents

    Citing a "wide range of allegations of misuse of public funds" during Irvine's effort to turn a retired military base into a grand municipal park, the Orange County district attorney's office has asked city-hired auditors to pass along any information...
  • Mayor appoints panel to distribute $3M to property owners whose tax bills were wrong

    Mayor appoints panel to distribute $3M to property owners whose tax bills were wrong
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has appointed a three-member panel to distribute up to $3 million to the owners of historic properties whose tax bills in coming years will be higher than what government officials told them to expect. Retired Baltimore...
  • L.A. Unified can't account for $2 million in computers, audit says

    More than $2 million worth of Los Angeles Unified computers, mostly iPads, could not be accounted for during a recent audit by the school system's inspector general. The review also found that the school district lacked an effective tracking system...
  • 6,000 DWP customers still don't have up-to-date bills, executive says

    6,000 DWP customers still don't have up-to-date bills, executive says
    Nearly a year after the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power installed a faulty new computer billing system, customers are still plagued with billing issues and lengthy wait times when they call with problems, utility executives said Wednesday. ...
  • Auditoría a elecciones afganas enfrenta nuevas dificultades

    KABUL (Reuters) - La disputada elección presidencial en Afganistán enfrentaba nuevas dificultades el miércoles luego de que ambos candidatos retiraron a sus observadores de una auditoría de votos supervisada por la ONU, que se esperaba que resolviera la...