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GAO: FCC Needs Measurable Performance Goals to Manage Spectrum Demands for 5G


The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) come up with measurable and specific performance goals and strategies to manage spectrum demands associated with the deployment of 5G networks. These professionals mentioned the need of the commercial sector for access to additional mid-band spectrum to avoid 5G deployment delays.

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GAO: IRS Should Improve Noncompliance Analysis of Tax-Exempt Entities


The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is recommending the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) improve its documentation on the use of data for analyzing noncompliance among tax-exempt organizations. Exempted entities often provide membership benefits and handle charitable activities, according to GAO. GAO said that without such documentation, IRS can’t “support its use of data in examination selection in all cases.”

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GAO: Census Bureau Faces Multiple Challenges Amid COVID-19

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that the U.S. Census Bureau faces challenges in self-response, operational communication, workforce maintenance, partnerships and other matters amid the COVID-19 pandemic. GAO advises the bureau to address these and other issues such as homeless individual tracking, information technology risk monitoring, disinformation management and cyber vulnerabilities, the government watchdog said this month in a report to Congress.

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GAO Releases Federal Financial Benefits Report

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report on the federal government's cost savings and found that the Department of Defense (DoD) could make significant savings by accurately measuring and mitigating unfinished military depot work.

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