ADS Chapter 593

GAO Audit Support and Followup

Functional Series 500 – Management Services

Full Revision Date: 08/03/2015
Responsible Office: M/CFO/APC
File Name: 593_080315


The Government Accountability Office’s (GAO’s) audit recommendations are intended to improve the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of an agency’s operations and to improve the accountability of the Federal government for the benefit of the American people. This chapter provides the policy directives and required procedures for reviews and audits and audit follow up with the GAO. It delineates the requirements for cooperation with GAO on its reviews and studies of Agency activities.