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Lawmakers claims construction tax fraud

...Jackson said the problem could be one of lax enforcement. When a Department of Labor attorney guessed there were more than 50 auditors for the 4 million workers and 220,000 employers, Jackson said that was too few to adequately cover the whole state.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/lawmakers-claims-construct
Despite GRU aid, Warm Springs Institute has financial challenges, losses

...is unable to determine when the hospitals will no longer require annual state appropriations to cover their losses," the auditors wrote.A major financial challenge is that the hospital is in a rural part of West Georgia and offers the same services as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-10/despite-gru-aid-warm-spr
Gift rules for state employees mostly ignored, observers say

...on the frontend," said department spokesman Zach Johnson.But unless a competitor files a complaint, the department's auditors never check, he said.Adding to the lack of reporting is confusion about exactly what type of activity triggers a requirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-12/gift-rules-state-employees-mostly-i
Auditors dispute figures

...than it earned, according to federal auditors. During fiscal years 1997 and 1998...the Cost Reduction Incentive Program, auditors wrote. The program rewards Energy Department...withdrawals for at least 21 proposals, auditors reported. The errors occurred because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/29/met_260178.shtml
Metro
Billing quirk lets labs overcharge Medicaid, auditors say

...single battery. Instead, the auditors found numerous instances of...In a sample case provided by auditors, a three-part blood chemistry...Marshall said. Georgia's state auditor is examining the Medicaid billings...completed in January of this year, auditors determined that a SmithKline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/09/bus_201119.shtml
Business
Auditors uncover trouble in books

Federal auditors Wednesday highlighted a series of accounting deficiencies...exercise oversight of such audits by ensuring that auditors reported to an independent committee to prevent the auditors from "modifying results in favor of WSRC." But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-01-22/auditors-uncover-trouble-book
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Auditors question facility's fines

ATLANTA - State auditors singled out sanctions against the Estelle...revising how it levies fines. The state auditors also found that the agency often did...16 facilities hadn't paid up, and auditors found no record of subsequent penalties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/17/met_431528.shtml
Metro
Georgia missing money from car tags, auditors say

...to their sale, according to state auditors.The Department of Audits & Accounts...up $11.7 million, according to the auditors' report.Expanding the selection to...the breast-cancer awareness tag.The auditors recommend a targeted campaign to beef...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-02-24/georgia-missing-money-ca
Government | Government
Column: Auditors scrutinize teaching hospital charges

FEDERAL AUDITORS are training their guns on Medicare overcharges...Physicians At Teaching Hospitals. Government auditors suspect the hospitals are routinely charging...paying back millions to stop federal auditors from digging any further. That has some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/06/op_238262.shtml
Opinion columns
Ga. misses out on car-tag fees, auditors say

...to their sale, according to state auditors.The Department of Audits & Accounts...up $11.7 million, according to the auditors' report.Expanding the selection to...the breast-cancer awareness tag.The auditors recommend a targeted campaign to beef...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-02-24/ga-misses-out-car-tag-fe
Government | Government