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Recovery work

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Recovery auditing seeks to ensure that monies properly belonging to the authority are not lost. Broadly effective control mechanisms may well be in place but the nature of high volume purchasing activity can sometimes lead to error.

Please see the value for money project cards below for more information.

If you have any suggestions for projects let us know.

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  • VFM project card - Invoice VAT recovery [pdf / 64KB] To test the effectiveness of procedures for paying invoices and recovering VAT in situations where proforma paperwork is supplied or noncompliance with procedure leads to overpayment. There may be opportunities for retrospective recovery.