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Key Reporting Dates

FR Processing Key Dates
08/23/2013 FACTS I MAF window opens.
08/27/2013* Verifying agency IGs must submit interim legal representation letters and management schedules to GAO, the Department of Justice (DOJ), and Fiscal Service
09/05/2013 For verifying and nonverifying agencies, window opens for Closing Package data submissions in GFRS for Modules GF001 to GF008, as applicable.
09/13/2013* Agencies' FACTS I MAF submissions due.
10/01/2013 Window opens for FACTS I ATB submissions.
10/26/2013 Intragovernmental Fiduciary Confirmation System (IFCS) window opens for fourth quarter 2013.
11/19/2013* IFCS window closes for fourth quarter 2013 (final).
11/19/2013* Fourth quarter 2013 agency IRAS data file due to Fiscal Service.
12/17/2013 1. GFRS Window for Closing Package submissions closes for verifying agencies.
2. Agencies must get updates from Fiscal Service about any adjustments made on reporting procedures for the Closing Package data after this date.
3. CFO and IGs must ensure that they collaborate on the Closing Package submission.
12/17/2013 1. GFRS Notes and other FR data submissions are due for nonverifying agencies by 6 p.m. eastern standard time (EST).
2. Window closes for FACTS I ATB submissions to Fiscal Service for nonverifying agencies by 6 p.m. EST.
3. IG opinion on the Closing Package for verifying agencies, including the Trading Partner Note, is due by 6 p.m. EST.
4. IG must submit copies of documents listed under subsection 4705.45 and the Closing Package auditors’ report to GAO, Fiscal Service, and OMB by 6 p.m. EST.
5. Verifying agency IGs must submit the final legal representation letters and management schedules to Fiscal Service, DOJ, and GAO by 6 p.m. EST.
6. Verifying agencies must submit a Closing Package Schedule of Uncorrected Misstatements (SUM) including the management representation letter via email to Fiscal Service, OMB, and GAO.
12/20/2013 Verifying agencies generate intragovernmental reports based on the Closing Package data using the Discoverer application in GFRS.
01/07/2014 Agency CFOs' submit their Representations for Federal Intragovernmental Activity and Balances (Sections I, II, III, and required documentation) to Fiscal Service and GAO
01/10/2014 Verifying agencies will generate the Intragovernmental Comparative Closing Package Explanations of Differences Report for fiscal 2013 via the Discoverer application in GFRS and will distribute the report to the CFOs and IGs.
12/31/2013 FACTS I ATB submission window closes for verifying agencies by 6 p.m. EST.
02/04/2014 Verifying agency IGs must provide Fiscal Service information about subsequent events that occurred after the effective date of their final legal representation letters through January 31, 2014, that resulted in a change of likelihood or an amount of loss. Send this information via email to Fiscal Service, OMB, and GAO by 6 p.m. EST.
02/18/2014 Verifying agency CFOs must provide Fiscal Service information about subsequent changes to Management Representation Letters and financial statements that have arisen after the date of the financial statements audits (general purpose and special purpose) and up through February 17, 2014. Send this information via email to Fiscal Service, OMB, and GAO no later than 6 p.m. EST.

*Represents the “no later than date.” Agencies should submit data as early as possible.


   Last Updated:  March 14, 2014