The Social Security Administration’s Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2015

Date: 
Monday, November 9, 2015
Report Number: 
A-15-16-50025
Report Type: 
Audit Report
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We issued this report 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 the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Fiscal Year 2015 financial statements to ensure the quality of the audit work performed was adequate.

The CFO Act, as amended, requires that SSA’s Inspector General or an independent external auditor, as determined by the Inspector General, 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 2015 financial statements.

Grant Thornton, LLP Independent Auditor’s Report of the audit of SSA’s FY 2015 financial statements includes an Opinion on Financial Statements, Opinion on Management’s Assertion about the Effectiveness of Internal Control, and Report on Compliance and Other Matters.