READrecent audit results
Report on how institutions of education finance their property (buildings and grounds)
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Higher Education and Science and the Ministry of Children and Education have ensured that when financing their property, the institutions of education take due financial considerations into account.
Report about the Danish Ministry of Transport and Housing's budgeting of road projects
The report concerns 32 road projects completed by the Danish Road Directorate after the implementation of a new capital budgeting model. The purpose of the study is therefore to assess, whether the Ministry of Transport, including the Road Directorate, has budgeted the road projects in a satisfactory manner.
Report on Denmark's development cooperation with Myanmar
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has administered the Myanmar country programme in a satisfactory manner. In this context, satisfactory administration means that the ministry has ensured openness about the development aid towards the Danish parliament (the Folketing) and the public, and ...
Report on the development of a new tax recovery system (PSRM) and onboarding of claimants
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Danish Ministry of Taxation has ensured progress in the development of the PSRM-system and onboarding of claimants in accordance with its own expectations and plans. The ministry had expected the PSRM-system to be ready at the beginning of 2019 and onboarding to be completed by 2019, with a few exceptions.
Report on grant administration at the Danish Arts Foundation
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Culture has organised grant administration at the Arts Foundation in a way that supports the grant recipients' performance against the objectives set, in compliance with the regulations and principles governing effective grant administration.
Report on the audit of the Danish government's administration in 2018
Rigsrevisionen's audit disclosed a number of regulatory breaches and weaknesses in the administration. These findings led to three critical remarks about the Ministry of Taxation's administration. We have not made any critical remarks about any of the other ministerial remits, but the audit has disclosed a number of issues that deserve the attention of the Danish Public Account Committee.
Report on the audit of the Danish government accounts for 2018
The government accounts for 2018 are correct, but Rigsrevisionen's opinion on section 38. Taxes and fees is qualified. The Ministry of Taxation is still struggling to ensure and provide documentation for the correctness of the information on taxes and fees included the government accounts. We have detected several significant errors, uncertainty and unexplained differences in the area.
Report on the effort to collect and enforce financial penalties imposed by the Danish police
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the effort made by the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Taxation to collect and enforce financial penalties imposed by the police is satisfactory. Rigsrevisionen examines whether the Ministry of Justice has ensured adequate collection of penalties imposed by the police and whether collection takes place in compliance with current legislation.
Report on processing times and efficiency at the Danish National Social Appeals Board
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior ensures that processing times and efficiency at the Social Appeals Board regarding social, employment and industrial injury appeal cases are at a satisfactory level.
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.
Summaries of the reports that will be discussed at the Public Accounts Committee meeting on 15 November 2019 will be posted here.