During fiscal year (FY) 2019, we issued 32 audit reports related to financial controls at Postal Service retail units. We identified inconsistencies with Postal Service policies for performing financial transactions. The purpose of this report is to bring attention to these issues and make recommendations for corrective action.

Our objective was to assess current refund and local purchases and payments policies for retail units and to determine if policies were consistent.

We completed our fieldwork before the President of the U.S. issued the national emergency declaration concerning the novel coronavirus disease outbreak (COVID-19) on March 13, 2020. The results of this audit do not reflect operational changes and/or service impacts that may have occurred at this facility as a result of the pandemic.

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  • anon

    Handbook F-101 NEED UPDATING ASAP!!! 5 Handbook F-101, Draft, Chapter 21-1.2 and Handbook F-101, Chapter 21-1.2. 6 Handbook F-101, Draft, Chapter 19-1.1d and Handbook F-101, Chapter 19-1.1d. 7 As part of our audits, we used Handbook F-101, Draft, as authoritative, since Handbook ***2016**** INTRUCTION UPDATE BY 2021 a) Cash for Local Purchases and Payments 1.1) “Handbook F-101 on PolicyNet, dated June 2016. Handbook F-101, Draft, is located on the Accounting Services webpage, not PolicyNet, the centralized location of the published policies, forms, and directives.” DETERNENATION FINAL!!! 2. stakeholder review and approval DETERMINATION FINALIZED 8/19/2020 3. This should be completed by December 31, 2020. To Whom It May Concern From Private One Sector Service (POSS COSS CORP.) Bradford J. Thompson 8/19/2020 EFFECTIVE AT ONCE:

    Aug 19, 2020