OPA 2019 Audit Plan Survey

Category: OPA Announcement

The Guam Office of Public Accountability is developing its audit plan for 2019 and beyond. To assist us in this endeavor, we solicit your input on areas of concern that should merit attention and other areas you feel should be audited. We will be accepting suggestions until close of business Thursday, December 20, 2018.
 
Please view the link to provide feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9R6ZMN5. 
 
Feel free to call our Hotline at 47AUDIT (472-8348) or visit our website to fill out our Hotline/Citizen Concern Report Form at http://opaguam.org/hotline-and-citizen-concerns.

GACS is Soliciting Independent Auditing Services

Category: Request for Proposal

The Guahan Academy Charter School (GACS) is soliciting proposals from a U.S. Certified Public Accounting Firm for an audit (to include the Single Audit Act Provision) of its financial operations for fiscal years 2018, 2019, and 2020. 

You may click the following link below to download the RFP, or pick-up an RFP Package at the GACS Business Office.
 

GACS Buildings C &D, Tiyan

Barrigada, Guam 96913

OPA Attends Performance Audit Training

Category: Press Release from OPA

The Office of Public Accountability (OPA) participated in Performance Management and Reporting training at the OPA’s office in Hagåtña. The three-day training was sponsored by Graduate School USA by providing the instructor, Martin Ruben, FCPA, FCGA. The training focused primarily on performance audit best practices and managing performance audits and meeting the deadline.

Real Property Tax Levy Unenforced

Category: Press Release from OPA

During a recent follow-up of the enforcement of real property taxes, the Office of Public Accountability (OPA) has learned that the Department of Revenue and Taxation (Rev & Tax) officials will not be enforcing a real property tax increase specific to improvements (buildings) valued at $1 million or more for 2019.

OPA Selected for Mid-Term Review of PASAI’s Strategic Plan

Category: OPA Announcement

The Office of Public Accountability was Selected for the Mid-Term Review of the Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions' (PASAI) Strategic Plan.

iLACS RFP P18-03 Independent Auditing Services

Category: Request for Proposal

The iLearn Academy Charter School (iLACS) is soliciting proposals from a U.S. Certified Public Accounting Firm for an audit (to include the Single Audit Act Provision) of its financial operations for fiscal years 2018, 2019, and 2020.

You may click the following link below to download the RFP, or pick-up an RFP Package at the iLACS Business Office.
 
Ukkudu Village Route 3
Dededo, Guam 96929

OPA's Cash Balance and FY 2018 Expenditures and Shortfall

Category: OPA Announcement

The Office of Public Accountability’s projected shortfall of $183 thousand (K) for fiscal year (FY) 2018, a projected payout of $89K to the five employees affected by the OPA’s fiscal realignment plan, and OPA’s cash balances as of August 31, 2018.

OPA Releases FY 2019 Budget Allotment Schedule

Category: OPA Announcement

In an effort to promote transparency and accountability with your government resources, Public Auditor Benjamin J. F. Cruz has released the Office of Public Accountability’s FY 2019 budget allotment schedule.

Benjamin J.F. Cruz Sworn into Office as Guam's Public Auditor

Category: Press Release from OPA

Benjamin J.F. Cruz was sworn into office on September 13, 2018 by the Honorable Chief Justice Katherine A. Maraman. Public Auditor Cruz is Guam's second-elected Public Auditor. He will complete the remaining two years of his predecessor's term.