Office of the Controller General of Accounts

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Office of the Controller General of Accounts
Formation1985
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteOffice of the Controller General of Accounts

Office of the Controller General of Accounts is an autonomous government agency responsible for compilation and consolidation of government accounts and is headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

Office of the Controller General of Accounts was established in 1985 through an office memo of the Finance Division under the Ministry of Finance. Before then it was known as the Office of the Accountant General which was established in 1947.[1] It monitors the collection of taxes by the National Board of Revenue.[4][5] According to a study by Transparency International Bangladesh there were 23 specific incidents of corruption in the Office of the Controller General of Accounts.[6] The Office of the Controller General of Accounts sometimes collaborates with the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of Bangladesh.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Controller General of Accounts". old.cga.gov.bd. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Change in pension rules on cards to reduce hassle". The Daily Star. 29 August 2008. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Online VAT system must be secure: analysts". The Daily Star. 30 March 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  4. ^ "NBR digging out revenue data mismatch with CGA". The Daily Star. 16 March 2018. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Jt body to form long-term framework". New Age. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  6. ^ "TIB finds graft at CGA office". archive.thedailystar.net. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Seminar points to anti-graft law reforms". The Daily Star. 10 December 2010. Retrieved 25 June 2018.