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COA flags DILG on ‘unliquidated’ fund transfers

/ 05:14 AM August 06, 2021
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The Commission on Audit (COA) has called out the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for P3.629 billion in unliquidated fund transfers to various government agencies and local governments, including nongovernment organizations.

The COA said the accumulated unliquidated funds were due to the nonsubmission of liquidation reports from implementing agencies and the submission of liquidation of fund transfers without complete supporting documents.


At the DILG central office, P372.45 million, which includes undelivered items from the Procurement Service-Department of Budget and Management (PS-DBM), remained unliquidated.

The auditing agency found out that P56.433 million and P4.51 million were transferred to PS-DBM and the Department of Public Works and Highways last year despite having outstanding balances and the prior submission of liquidation documents.


State auditors said the P4.51 million was given to the DPWH on Sept. 29, 2020, while the liquidation for the prior year’s outstanding balances were only submitted in November last year. —NESTOR CORRALES

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