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Audit from the Inspector General finds Social Security Administration lists more than 6 million people born before 1901 as still alive.

The cost of inefficient Social Security record keeping

Mar 10, 2015
Banks, the IRS and others rely on the "death master file."
Posted In: Social Security, audit, death
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies during a hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee February 24, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

'Audit the Fed' illustrates the politics behind policy

Feb 24, 2015
Sen. Rand Paul's call for more oversight of the Fed is a reliable applause line.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, chairman of the federal reserve, audit
US IRS Tax forms

IRS budget problems help tax evaders

Apr 15, 2014
Taxpayers face a smaller risk of being audited by the IRS.
Posted In: IRS, Taxes, tax day, audit

Should companies be forced to rotate auditors?

Jul 9, 2013
The House of Representatives has voted to ban a proposed requirement that would force companies to rotate auditors every few years.
Posted In: accounting, audit, Congress

4 tips to avoid an audit this tax season

Apr 3, 2013
Tax day is less than two weeks away. As you prepare for this year's returns, Marketplace's Senior Producer of Personal Finance Paddy Hirsch brings you tips to avoid an audit.
Posted In: Taxes, audit

The taxpayers most likely to get audited

Apr 2, 2012
With just 15 days left before taxes are due this year, are you more likely to get audited than your neighbor or co-worker?
Posted In: Taxes, audit

DIY Energy Audit: Appliances

Jul 30, 2010
Your appliances can be energy hogs--especially that old fridge you keep in the garage. Want to know just how much it's costing you?...
Posted In: appliance, audit, DIY, energy, energy audit, energy bill, marketplace money, watt, watt meter