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Accounting and Auditing

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  • In key reform, Pope Francis centralizes Vatican finances

    In key reform, Pope Francis centralizes Vatican finances
    ROME -- In the most concrete sign to date of his intention to reform the Vatican, Pope Francis announced the creation Monday of a single authority to handle all business, administrative and personnel management at the Holy See, a response to the rash of...
  • Speed camera audits shouldn't be limited to the city

    Speed camera audits shouldn't be limited to the city
    The revelations of the secret audit of Xerox State and Local Solutions' operation of Baltimore’s speed camera system showing the company had error rates 40 times higher than what city officials were telling the public, should prompt a review of...
  • What is liability in unpermitted addition?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Back in the 1980s, my brother paid for an extension to add two bedrooms and a family room to my parents' house. My dad passed in 2006, and last year I had our local energy company perform an energy audit on the...
  • Energy audits can offer big paybacks

    Furnaces and boilers worked overtime this month, and the next set of energy bills to arrive in mailboxes will show just how expensive a brutal cold spell can be for homeowners, particularly in the older homes that populate the Chicago area. An energy...
  • House GOP: "remarkably strong start" to session

    House Republicans held a press conference this morning to summarize the first half of this legislative session. Not a lot of news if you've been following the session. The headline quote comes from Speaker of the House William Howell. They passed out...
  • Harvey problems prompt sheriff to seek audit powers

    Harvey problems prompt sheriff to seek audit powers
    In an effort to combat scandals and incompetence in some suburbs, the Cook County sheriff is seeking the power to scour the financial books and policing records of municipalities that repeatedly fail to follow a basic financial accountability law....
  • Jobless benefits wrongly denied

    Jobless benefits wrongly denied
    SACRAMENTO — Hundreds of thousands of jobless Californians last year appealed decisions of the troubled Employment Development Department, adding to months of delays in getting unemployment benefits. After holding hearings, administrative law...
  • O'Malley's record doesn't match his rhetoric [Commentary]

    O'Malley's record doesn't match his rhetoric [Commentary]
    The continuing embarrassment that is the Martin O'Malley administration's roll out of Obamacare in Maryland certainly won't bode well for the governor's presidential prospects. You may not be able to sign up for health insurance on the state website,...
  • State is warned about new fiscal computer system's costs and timeline

    SACRAMENTO -- A computer project to modernize the way the state of California manages its finances will take 12 months longer to complete and cost $55.8 million more than originally budgeted, the state auditor warned Wednesday. The Financial Information...
  • Hawaii health marketplace off to an especially rough start

    Hawaii health marketplace off to an especially rough start
    HONOLULU — When the federal government began parceling out billions of dollars for the new health insurance marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's home state was in an enviable position. Hawaii already had one of the highest...
  • City ordered to repay $3.7 million federal homeless grant

    City ordered to repay $3.7 million federal homeless grant
    The federal government has ordered Baltimore to pay back $3.7 million from a homeless services grant, saying the city and its subcontractors cannot sufficiently account for how the money was spent. But anti-poverty organizations say a federal audit...