Audit

Former acting IRS chief Steven Miller testifies on Capitol Hill May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Former IRS Acting Director Grilled During Congressional Hearing

Before the House Ways and Means Committee began its hearing, they made the former acting Internal Revenue Service chief Steven Miller take an oath to swear to tell the truth.

05/17/2013

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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.

03/25/2013

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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

New York City Parking Ticket (Credit: CBS 2)

Comptroller: NYC Lets Big Companies Off The Hook For Millions In Unpaid Tickets

According to an audit, there is more than $9.3 million in unpaid tickets by companies with delivery fleets.

10/19/2012

FILE - A cat sits in her cage at an Animal Care and Control Shelter in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Comptroller: AC&C Has Made Improvements, But More Needed

Comptroller John Liu released the findings of the audit on Thursday, which was a followup to one that was completed back in 2006.

09/29/2011

Patient gets a mammogram (file/credit: CBS 2)

Audit Finds ‘Dangerously’ Long Mammogram Wait Times At 9 NYC Hospitals

Comptroller John Liu said long waits put women in jeopardy and violated the city’s policies recommending waits of no more than two weeks for routine screening.

05/05/2011

Nassau University Medical Center

L.I. Hospital Lost $6.5M In Revenue, Audit Shows

Because the Center failed to get basic information such as correct spelling of names, addresses and insurance card information, Nassau County controller George Maragos said the hospital lost $6.5 million in revenue.

04/03/2011

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (credit: CBS 2)

Audit: NYC HS Dropout Rate Higher Than Reported

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that the graduation rate for that year was between 62.9 percent and 63.6 percent. The Department of Education listed it at 65.5 percent.

03/30/2011

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NJ Audit: Social Security Numbers On Computers Out For Auction

Taxpayers’ Social Security numbers, confidential child abuse reports and personnel reviews of New Jersey workers nearly went to the highest bidder after the state sent surplus computers out for auction.

03/09/2011

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

Audit: NYC Construction Contract Soared

The comptroller said New York City’s economic development agency allowed a construction contract to increase tenfold. The agency called the audit “flawed” and “misleading.”

03/03/2011

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Audit Critical Of Police Overtime In Yonkers

The report hasn’t been released yet, but Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone is furious.

11/16/2010

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Audit Finds Excessive Perks For NJ Turnpike Employees

Employees have inflated their salaries and padded their retirement payouts by taking advantage of unjustified bonuses built into their contracts, an audit released Tuesday found.

10/19/2010

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Audit Finds Excessive Perks At NJ Turnpike Authority

Auditors say the Turnpike Authority paid its employees $30 million in unjustified bonuses and squandered millions on health insurance while tolls increased.

10/19/2010

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Audit: Changes Needed To Make Nuke Plants Secure

The audit recommends additional training in identifying suspected terrorists, greater access to criminal databases by the NRC, stepped up “re-screening” of power plant employees and notifying plant operators of foreign travel.

10/04/2010

Are you ready for to shell out more for a monthly MetroCard?

Straphangers Furious Over MTA Audit Findings

While the MTA is raising fares and cutting service, overtime pay for transit workers is apparently out of control.

CBS 2–08/06/2010

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