Improper payments

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Interagency group attacks improper payments from the front end

The Joint Financial Management Improvement Program (JFMIP) released a new payment integrity report and simulation tool to help agencies think differently…

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With an increase in federal payouts comes an increase in improper payments

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FILE - This May 4, 2021, photo shows the Treasury Building in Washington. The U.S. budget deficit hit a record $2.06 trillion through the first eight months of this budget year as coronavirus relief programs drove spending to all-time highs. The shortfall this year is 9.7% higher than the $1.88 trillion deficit run up over the same period a year ago, the Treasury Department said Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in its monthly budget report. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, file)

Bureau of the Fiscal Service seeks to issue nearly all payments electronically by 2030

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NSF develops predictive model to flag improper payments in grants

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Pentagon reports $5B in improper payments to civilian workforce

The newly-reported improper payments come a year after a similar testing overhaul flagged billions of dollars in potentially unsupportable payments in…

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Predictive analytics being used to spot missing, suspicious payments for agencies

Predictive analytics can help detect internal and external failures.

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How well did the IRS handle pandemic?

The IRS this year has been blessed – or maybe it’s cursed – to live in interesting times. Delayed filings, getting millions of checks out under the pandemic stimulus CARES Act, having nearly all of its employees telework.

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