Antideficiency Act Answer Book - William Arnold
Antideficiency Act Answer Book - William Arnold

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© 2009, 6" x 9" hardcover, 235 pages
ISBN 978-1-56726-244-5
Product Code B445

By William G. Arnold, CDFM-A, CCA

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Avoid Violations of the Antideficiency Act!

Antideficiency Act (ADA) violations within both the financial and audit communities are now at an all-time high. Violations often result from a lack of knowledge about what is and what is not permissible under the law. The Antideficiency Act Answer Book is an easy-to-understand question-and-answer tool that guides you through all the rules associated with the Antideficiency Act and helps you detect and report violations in a timely manner.

  • Covers all aspects of the Antideficiency Act, from its history to common violations, penalties for violation, and reporting requirements
  • Includes the tools you need to help avoid Antideficiency Act violations
  • Plus! Includes an analysis of all the ADA reports collected by the Government Accountability Office, summarized by agency, appropriation, amount, and type of violation.

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Introduction • History of the Antideficiency Act • The Basics • 31 USC 1341-Obligation or Disbursement in Advance or Excess of Appropriation • Other 31 USC 1341 Violations • 31 USC 1517-Obligation or Disbursement in Advance or Excess of Apportionment • 31 USC 1342-The Prohibition against Voluntary Services • Supplemental and Deficiency Appropriations • Augmentation of Appropriations • Penalties for Violations • Reporting Requirements • Analysis of Antideficiency Act Violations, Fiscal Years 2005-2008 • How to Avoid Antideficiency Act Violations • Appendix 1: GAO Database: Antideficiency Act Reports, Fiscal Years 2005-2008 • Appendix 2: ADA Violation Sample Letters to OMB and the President

About the Author

William G. Arnold, CDFM-A, CCA, worked with the Department of Defense for 34 years, over 25 of which he spent in financial management. He has held positions as Budget Officer, Director of Resource Management, Director of Disbursing, and Entitlements Director with the Air Force and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service. Mr. Arnold is also the author of Performance Budgeting: What Works, What Doesn’t and The Prompt Payment Act Answer Book.

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