This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of Local Purchases and Payments: Miscellaneous Services – Perth Amboy, NJ, Post Office. The Perth Amboy Post Office is located in the Northern New Jersey District of the Northeast Area. This audit was designed to provide Postal Service management with timely information on potential financial control risks at Postal Service locations.

The Postal Service prefers to use eBuy2 to pay for goods and services. If a purchase cannot be satisfied through eBuy2, authorized postal employees may use the purchase card. Cash can be used for emergency one-time expenses, not to exceed $25. No-fee money orders can be used for emergency one-time local expenses, not to exceed $1,000.

The objective was to determine whether local purchases and payments for miscellaneous services made at the Perth Amboy, NJ, Post Office were valid and properly supported and processed.

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