READrecent audit results
Report on the basis for documenting the effect of social interventions
The report concerns the Danish Ministry for Children and Social Affairs’ (Ministry of Social Affairs) efforts to ensure that data available from the national statistics databases provide a basis for documenting the effect of social interventions. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Social Affairs has ensured an adequate basis for documenting the effect of social interventions.
Report on Central Region Denmark’s risk and contingency management in two hospital construction projects
Budgets for the New University Hospital in Aarhus and the New Hospital West are DKK 6.35 billion and DKK 3.15 billion, respectively. The government provides funding to the projects through the Kvalitetsfonden (the Quality Fund). Funding from the Quality Fund is provided on a fundamental condition concerning the financial framework set for ...
Report on the regions’ management of administrative and medical managers’ pay
The study encompasses the five Danish regions. In 2015, salary costs accounted for between 41 and 48 per cent of the regions’ total operating costs of approximately DKK 127 billion. The regions’ total salary costs for administrative and medical managers was approximately DKK 2 billion in 2015.
Report on the Ministry of Employment’s data on resource programmes (employment initiative)
The report concerns the effort made by the ministry to procure data for ongoing monitoring and evaluation of resource programmes. Cross-sectoral resource programmes were introduced in connection with the reform of the early-retirement and flexjob schemes in 2013. They combine services provided within the employment, social and health sectors and ...
Report on the delayed Signalling programme
The report concerns the Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing’s management of the Signalling programme for deployment of new signalling systems on the S-Bane (greater Copenhagen area network) in 2018 and on the main national railway lines in 2021. In October 2016, the ministry established that the Signalling programme was delayed by up to three years – to 2021 and 2023, respectively.
Report on the Danish Tax Appeals Agency’s case-processing times and productivity
The purpose of the study is to determine whether the Ministry of Taxation’s establishment of the Tax Appeals Agency has led to more efficient case processing. he purpose of the study is to determine whether the Ministry of Taxation’s establishment of the Tax Appeals Agency has led to more efficient case processing.
Report on the Danish customs and tax authorities’ (SKAT) control of claims for VAT refunds
SKAT paid DKK 235 billion to taxpayers reclaiming negative VAT in 2015, which corresponds to just under 25 per cent of the government’s total revenue from taxes and fees. The Ministry of Taxation has overall responsibility for SKAT’s effective and efficient administration of taxes, including VAT refunds.
Report on the Danish government’s tendering of IT operations and maintenance
The purpose of the study is to examine and assess whether the government institutions have done enough to avoid becoming dependent on specific IT suppliers when tendering IT operations and maintenance services. Rigsrevisionen initiated the study in February 2016 at the request of the Danish Public Accounts Committee.
Report on management of IT security in systems outsourced to external suppliers
This report concerns a number of government authorities’ management of IT security in systems that have been outsourced to external suppliers. The report adopts a forward-looking perspective and makes recommendations for improving the authorities’ management of IT security in relation to the outsourced systems.
Rigsrevisionen audits public spending on behalf of the Danish parliament and seeks to strengthen the accountability of public administration to the benefit of the citizens. We audit the government accounts and financial statements of publicly funded enterprises, and verify the legality and effective use of public funds. We conduct our audits in compliance with the Danish standards for public-sector auditing.
17th - 19th of May:
The annual GALF-meeting, Copenhagen