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Office of Inspector General

Report: Without E-Invoicing and Stronger Payment Process Controls, EPA Is Placing $1.2 Billion at Risk Annually

Report #18-P-0231, August 16, 2018

What Was Found

The EPA places an annual average of $1.2 billion in taxpayer funds at greater risk by not using an e-invoicing process, not taking advantage of prompt payment discounts, not avoiding interest penalties and not performing critical oversight duties.

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