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July 18, 2016
The federal government’s improper payments have cost taxpayers over $1 trillion since 2003.
May 11, 2016
Long-standing issues at Customs and Border Protection have resulted in failures to collect appropriate duties, penalties, and interest from importers, potentially costing taxpayers billions of dollars.
Topics: Government Accountability
April 15, 2016
The government might be losing as much as $15 billion each year in unrecovered taxes as the IRS shortens the time it spends auditing large companies, according to a nonprofit that gathers and analyzes government data.
Topics: Financial Sector
February 10, 2016
By Neil Gordon
It took almost six years, but the government is set to issue a rule that will increase transparency and accountability in financial advice given to retirement savers.
August 24, 2015
With billions in U.S. tax dollars still left to be spent on reconstruction in Afghanistan, it’s critical that the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction continue his oversight role.
Topics: Contract Oversight
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Fly Before You Buy: Tom Christie on Realistic Combat Testing
The Project On Government Oversight's Dan Grazier recently sat down with Tom Christie, a former Director of Operational Test & Evaluation at the DoD from 2001-2005, to talk about the critical need for realistic combat testing before the Pentagon buys new weapons.