Swiss Federal Audit Office
Monbijoustrasse 45
CH-3003 Bern
Tel.: +41 58 463 11 11
Fax: +41 58 463 11 00

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Welcome to the
Swiss Federal Audit Office

The Swiss Federal Audit Office is the supreme audit
institution of the Confederation. It assists parliament
and the Federal Council, is independent and is bound
only by the Constitution and the law. Its mandate is set out in the Federal Audit Office Act.

The SFAO audits the financial conduct of the Federal Administration and of numerous semi-government bodies
and international organisations.

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Latest press release

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Audit of the supervision over the direct federal tax exemptions

Each year, the Confederation forfeits some of its tax revenue in favour of creating or maintaining jobs. These losses stood at 1.4 billion francs in 2011, compared with 1.7 billion francs in 2010.

Publication 12.2014

Press release (German)

Decommissioning and Disposal Funds - Goverance audit

The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) examined issues to do with corporate governance in the Decommissioning Fund and the Disposal Fund for Nuclear Installations within the scope of the 2014 audit programme.

Publication 11.2014

Press release (German)



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