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Date

Summary Report on Significant Single Audit Findings Impacting DOT Programs for the 4-Month Period Ending December 31, 2019

Requested By
Self-Initiated
Project ID
SA2020016
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What We Looked At
We queried and downloaded 84 single audit reports prepared by non-Federal auditors and submitted to the Federal Audit Clearinghouse between September 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019, to identify significant findings related to programs directly funded by the Department of Transportation (DOT).
 
What We Found
We found that reports contained a range of findings that affected DOT programs. The auditors reported significant noncompliance with Federal guidelines related to 19 grantees that require prompt action from DOT’s Operating Administrations (OA). The auditors also identified questioned costs totaling $1,135,453 for six grantees.
 
Recommendations
We recommend that DOT coordinate with the impacted OAs to develop a corrective action plan to resolve and close the findings identified in this report. We also recommend that DOT determine the allowability of the questioned transactions and recover $1,135,453, if applicable.

Recommendations

Closed on
No. 1 to OST
Coordinate with impacted Operating Administrations (OA) to develop a corrective action plan to resolve and close the findings highlighted in this report.
$1,135,453
No. 2 to OST
Determine the allowability of the questioned transactions and recover $1,135,453, if applicable.