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Audit Report of the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the United States of America, Incorporated, for the Year Ended June 30, 1977

Published by the Government Accountability Office on 1977-10-06.

Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)

                           DCCUHENT FESUME

C3729 - [B2874130]   (restricted)

rAudit Report of the Military Order of the Purple Heart of the
United States of America, Incorporated, for the Year Ended June
30, 19771. B-55712. Cctober 6, 1977. 1 pp.

Report to Pep. Peter W. Rodino, Jr., Chairman, House Committee
on the Judiciary; by Robert P. Keller, Deputy Ccmptroller
General.

Issue Area: Accounting and Financial Reporting (2800).
Contact: Financial and General Management Studies Div.
Budget Function: Miscellaneous: Financial Management and
    Information Systems (1C02).
Orqanizaticn Ccncerned: Military Order of the Purple Heart of
    the Un.ted States of America, Inc.
Congressional Relevance: House Committee on the Judiciary.
Authority:   (P.L. 88-504; 36 U.S.C. 1101). 36 U.S.C. 821.

         A review of the audit repcrt of the Military Order of
the Purple Heart of the United States of America, Inc., for the
year ended June 30, 1977, showed that the audit and reporting
requirements of Public Law 88-504 have been met by this
federally chartered corporation.  Findings/Conclusions: The
audit report was prepared by a firs cf certified public
accountants. It included a statement of the sccpe of the audit
and the auditor's opinion that the financial statements
presented fairly the financial position of the organization at
June 3C, 1977, and the results of operations and changes in fund
balances for the year then ended, in conformity with generally
accepted accounting principles applied on a basis consistent
with the preceding year. (SC)
              COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES
                         WASHINGTON. D.C   Z0548




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The Honorable Peter W. Rodino, Jr.
Chairman, Comm.ittee on the Judiciary
House of Representatives

Dear Mr. Chairman:

     As requested in your letter of September 12, 1977, we have
reviewed the audit report of the Military Order of the Purple Heart
of the United States of America, Incorporated, for the year ended
June 30, 1977. Cur review ::as directed to deter-i-ing :whether the
report complies with the financial reporting requirements for
federally chartered corporations set forth in Public La:w 88-504,
approved August 29, l954 (36 U.S.C. 1101). The     .iliita;Cr-' of
the Purple Heart oi the United States of America, Incorporated,
was chartered by the act of August 26, 1958 (36 U.S.C. 821).

     The audit report was prepared by a firm of certified public
accountants. It included a statement of the scope of audit and
the auditor's opinion that the financial statements present fairly
the financial positicn of the Milia_-7 Order of the Purple Heart
of the United States of America, Incorporated, at June 30, 1977,
and the results of operations and changes in fund balances for the
year then ended, in conformity with generally accepted acccunting
principles applied on a basis consistent with the preceding year.
In our opinion, the audit and financial reporting requirements of
the act have been met.

     We are returning the audit report sent with your letter of
September 12, 1977.

                                  Sincerely yours,




                        drouY     Comptroller General
                                  of the United States

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