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GN 03313.090 Disclosure to the Government Accountability Office (GAO)
We provide general instructions for disclosing information from our systems of records to other Federal agencies and officials and a link to our systems of records and their applicable routine uses in GN 03313.001. Refer all requests from GAO to the Office of Privacy and Disclosure at ^OGC OPD Controls.
GAO is responsible for investigating the use of public funds to determine whether agencies are spending federal funds efficiently and effectively. The Privacy Act of 1974 permits us to disclose non-tax information to GAO, without the written consent of the subject of the record, to conduct audits on our programs.
We may disclose non-tax return information when GAO is auditing our administration of the Social Security Act. We may also disclose non-tax return information for any GAO purpose unrelated to audits in our programs.