A CHILD IS MISSING INC
The form 990 for 2009 is unclear about an audit being performed. Page 3, line 12 says an audit was performed, (checked yes) however, schedule D, parts XII & XIII are not completed. (per the line 12 note) Also page 12, line 2b, answers concerning the performance of an independent audit are not consistent with page 3, as it says an audit was not performed? I would think that government funding at this level would have required an audit. I would like to see the organization complete an independent audit, if not currently doing so, and the properly disclose that on Sch D. In addition the form's questions should be consistent and clear.
Page 4, Line 38 indicated the organization should disclose on Sch O information about Part VI, question 19. That question indicates the organization should describe if and how the organization's financial statements, conflicts of interest policy, and governing documents are made available to the general public. A reveiw of Sch O does not do this.
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Better accountability, perform an independent audit if one is not currently done. If it is done, properly reflect that on the form 990. Describe the Conflicts of interest Policy and how administered/enforced.