PaymentAccuracy.gov

An Official Website of the United States Government

We are still in the process of updating PaymentAccuracy.gov with 2014 data. In the meantime, improper payment information for specific programs can be found in each agency’s financial report.

Data Quality

This website contains information that has been collected from various federal agencies pursuant to Executive Order 13520, Reducing Improper Payments (dated November 20, 2009), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-123, Appendix C, Part III, Requirements for Implementing Executive Order 13520, Reducing Improper Payments.

The Information Quality Act, 44 U.S.C. 3516 (note), also referred to as the Data Quality Act, ensures the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of information disseminated by federal agencies. As required by the Information Quality Act, OMB issued government-wide guidelines, (government-wide guidelines February 22, 2002), to provide policy and procedural guidance to federal agencies for implementing the act. federal agencies have issued their own implementing guidelines to ensure that disseminated information meets information quality standards. Agencies have worked to ensure that the information presented here meets at agency information quality standards If you have concerns regarding the information presented on this site, please follow the steps below to voice your concerns:

  • Identify the federal agency that reported the improper payment information on this website.
  • Identify the information you want the agency to review, clarify, or correct.
  • Submit your request to Contact us. We will route the request to the appropriate agency for consideration.