Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statement Audit of the Social Security Administration

Date: 
Monday, December 9, 2013
Report Number: 
A-15-13-13085
Report Type: 
Audit Report
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The CFO Act, as amended, requires that SSA’s Inspector General (IG) or an independent external auditor, as determined by the IG, audit SSA’s financial statements in accordance with applicable standards. Under a contract monitored by the Office of the Inspector General, Grant Thornton, LLP an independent certified public accounting firm, audited SSA’s Fiscal Year 2013 financial statements.

The purpose of this report was to fulfill our responsibilities under the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-576) and related legislation, we monitored Grant Thornton, LLP’s audit of SSA's Fiscal Year 2013 financial statements to ensure the quality of the audit work performed was adequate.