IPEA carries out a program of post-payment validations to monitor and provide a further layer of assurance that selected travel expenses and related costs have been accessed correctly. Post-payment validations are ongoing systematic samplings of transactions. This covers a range of expenses such as:
- business class travel
- short term self-drive hire cars
- accommodation receipts
- travel to desirable destinations
- travel with accompanying family
- travel adjacent to public or school holidays.
Details of certain work expenses are provided to the parliamentarian for confirmation/elaboration
Compliance of work expense is assessed against legislative framework upon receipt of parliamentarian's advice
Is the work expense compliant?
No further action required
Recover work expenses through administrative action