Mandatory Annual Audit Requirement, Purchases Existence and Consumption Verification


January 2004


Reference Number:  2004-1C-030



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January 5, 2004




                                         DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT

                                         INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE


FROM:     Daniel R. Devlin /s/ Daniel R. Devlin

                 Assistant Inspector General for Audit (Headquarters Operations and

                 Exempt Organizations Programs)


SUBJECT:     Mandatory Annual Audit Requirement, Purchases Existence and Consumption Verification  (Audit # 20041C0214)


The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) performed an audit regarding the contractor’s material purchases existence during the period January 1, 2003, through October 16, 2003.  The purpose of the audit was to test the reliability of purchasing records, verify the physical existence of material purchases, and confirm whether material purchases were charged to the proper cost objectives.

The DCAA stated that the audit of material purchases existence and consumption disclosed no exceptions.  The DCAA indicated the results of the tests performed pertain only to evaluating the contractor’s purchase existence and consumption practices.  The DCAA expressed no opinion on the adequacy of the contractor’s system taken as a whole.

The information in this report should not be used for purposes other than those intended without prior consultation with the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration regarding their applicability.

If you have any questions, please contact me at (202) 622-8500 or John R. Wright, Director, at (202) 927-7077.





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