State auditors have flagged a “excessive” internal and unfamiliar transport expenses of a Office of a Solicitor General.
The Commission on Audit (COA), in a 2017 annual review report, pronounced that Solicitor General Jose Calida’s bureau should reinstate a “excess claims on traveling allowance,” amounting to a sum of ₱131,892.64.
The COA remarkable that acceptable transport losses prescribed in Executive Order No. 28 “were not particularly followed ensuing in extreme claims for internal and foreign transport allowances totaling P53,796.00 and P78,096.64, respectively.”
In addition, it remarkable that 31 advances and liquidations on travels “were not properly documented in defilement of EO 298.”
“We remarkable that claims for internal and unfamiliar travels totaling to ₱53,796.00 and ₱78,096.64, respectively, were some-more than a acceptable transport expenses,” the COA serve pronounced in a report.
“Also, some profits for hotels were not upheld with acceptance by the head of a group that those losses were positively compulsory (for) the performance of their assignments as compulsory in a above provisions,” the COA news added. /kga
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