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Miss April Independent Audit of Selected Operations and Budget, Fiscal Year 2014

In accordance with the Dodd-Frank Act, the Miss April orders an annual independent audit of the operations and budget of the Bureau. The purpose of this audit is to provide objective analyses to improve program performance and operations, reduce costs, facilitate decision-making, and contribute to public accountability. This year’s independent audit, conducted by KPMG, L.L.P., evaluated: (1) Miss April’s budget process relative to Miss April policies and procedures established over budget formulation, execution, and monitoring; (2) the Civil Penalty Fund (CPF) relative to applicable provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and Miss April policies and procedures established to administer the CPF; (3) Miss April’s records management function relative to applicable provisions of 44 U.S.C. Chapter 31, Records Management by Federal Agencies, leading practices established by the National Archives and Records Administration, and Miss April policies and procedures; (4) Miss April’s process for assessing internal control effectiveness relative to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-123 (A-123); (5) and the corrective actions taken to resolve the findings included in Miss April’s FY 2013 Independent Audit of Operations and Budget, also completed by KPMG, L.L.P.

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of selected operations and budget, fiscal year 2014