The objective of this audit is to determine whether internal controls for issuing permit postage and fee refunds were in place and effective at the Palm Coast, FL, Branch. The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) Field Financial Risk Model identified that the Palm Coast Branch refund and void amounts for fiscal year 2017 Quarters 3 and 4 exceeded $105,000, an increase of 110 percent from the same period last year. Of the $105,000 in refunds and voids, $96,551, or 92 percent, were recorded as refunds of permit postage and fees. We audited 100 percent of the permit postage and fee refunds based on this refund category having the highest dollar value refund activity between April 1 and September 30, 2017.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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Palm Coast, FLUnited States
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