GAO also reports on its annual audit of the consolidated financial statements of the U.S. government. Almost all of the 24 Chief Financial Officers Act agencies received unmodified (clean) opinions on their respective entities' fiscal year 2013 financial statements. This statement focuses on (1) the condition of information detailing federal spending as reported in our June 2014 report; (2) efforts to date to implement and plan for meeting key provisions of the DATA Act, including potential implementation challenges as well as GAO's plan; (3) the importance. However, three long-standing major impediments, including serious financial management problems at the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD prevented GAO from expressing an opinion on the U.S. government's 2013 accrual-based consolidated financial statements. In addition, few reported awardsbetween 2 and 7 percentcontained information that was fully consistent with agency records for all 21 data elements GAO examined. GAO's work also found that a lack of government-wide data standards limits the ability to measure the cost and magnitude of federal investments. The DATA Act also will increase the accessibility of data to benefit the public and the business community by requiring, among other things, that data be made available in machine-readable and open formats.
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