At what level is the Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller (SAF/FM) responsible for proper performance of financial management functions?
Which Air Staff office serves as technical advisor in carrying out the Air Force's financial management responsibilities?
What kind of program does the Air Force Accounting and Finance Office (AFAFO) provide to ensure effective internal controls?
The Defense Retiree and Annuitant System services retirees from all branches of service and is located in which Defence Finance and Accounting Service center?
How many divisions are in the Center of Expertise (CoE)?
What information is obtained from the Occupational Surver Report process?
Functional area job tasks
Who creates the "strawman"task listing and submits it to the Utilization and Training Workshop membership?
SME (subject matter expert)
Which section of part 2 in the Career Field Education and Training Plan (CEFTP) contains the course objective list and training standards?
The success of an on-the-job training program is the direct result of a dedicated, focused effort by
trainers and trainees
Since it is mandatory for you to use on-the-job (OJT) training guides for core task certification, when should you download them from SAF/FM Web site?
The day you are ready to use them
Nominations for annual comptroller awards are submitted to
SAF/FMPWE by the first workday in January
Which of the four categories for comptroller awards carries the most weight during the selection process?
What format is used for the Aces High award?
Career background and accomplishments
What is actually more important than the underlying quality of the product or service you provide when providing customer service?
What is the first thing you should do when approached at the customer service desk?
Greet the person and introduce yourself
Which organization writes, revises, and negotiates with the contracted credit card companyon all issuesfor the government travel charge card program?
Who is responsible for administerning the trael charge card program at the base and unit levels?
Agency programs coordinator
After how many days is a deliquent travel charge card cancelled?
Who appoints the quality assurance manager to have the primary responsibility for administering the Quality Assurance Program?
Who is the comptroller focal point for MAJCOM/FM inspections?
At minimum, how often should performance indicators be reviewed to determine their continued adequacy in relating mission performance to management?
Which process tool provides the comptroller with an indepentendt review of a functional area?
Quality Assurance Review
Which Defense Joint Military Pay System transaction is processed to establish a Pay Record Accessibility indicator for members not appearing on the Off-line Reporting Control roster?
Which net change of a Master Military Pay Account requires a further Pay Record Accessibility audit?
$100 or an increase of 2.5 days of leave
A condition that has a significant negative impact on an organization's management control objectives is known as
a material weakness
Who determines if a weakness is material enough to warrant reporting it to a higher level?
What is the preffered style for conflict resolution
Who ensures that two ISSOs are appointed at each field site?
Financial services office
How often should an ISSO ensure that USERID validations are completed?
Which Defense Joint Military Pay System profile is used to verify electronic funds transfer payments?
Military pay information will be stored within the Immediate Access Storage in the Defense Joint Military Pay System within the current month and
11 prior months
How are closed entries identified in Defense Joint Military Pay System?
A hypen follows the FID
Which of the following is not a type of inquiry request in Defense Joint Military Pay System?
Which section of the leave and earning statement lists the member's expiration term of service?
Which section of the leave and earning statement lists total entitlements and total deductions year to date?
Which of the following in NOT chracterized as a Case Management System (CMS) case?
What would you do in CMS, after you enter a member's social security number in the Enter/Upgrade/Request status on a case" section?
Select the applicable subject from the pull-down menu
How many days of pay would a member receibe for the pay period is he or she entered active duty on 19 February in a non-leap year?
A member who only serves on active duty from 15 March through 5 April receives how many days of basic pay?
What is the minimum pay grade that can receive special duty assignment pay?
Who determines if a member is eligible to receive hazardous duty incentive pay (HDIP)?
Hazardous duty incentive pay for flying is payable to
officer and enlisted crew members and noncrew members
The rate payable to officers for aviation career incentive pay is based on
years of aviation service only
How long must a member be subject to hostile actions before he or she is entitled to hostile fire pay?
Any part of a month
If all other qualifications are met, which pay must the member be entitled to in order to receive hostile fire pay?
What is the first step when processing hostile fire/imminent danger pay?
Verify source document
What code stops hardship duty pay?
To receive board certified pay, a physician must also be eligible for
Which of the following receive incentive special pay when they agree to serve on active duty for at least one year from the effective date of the contract?
Physicians in grades O-6 and below
The amount of basic allowance for housing paid is based upon
rank, dependency status, and duty location
Which document can you use to verify a person's relationship to a primary dependent (those not needing a dependency determination)?
Final adoption decree
The financial services office can process dependency determination for
Air Force sponsors only
Which person is not considered a primary depentdent?
Personnel in what grade are authorized separate rations based solely on their responsibilities?
Any maneuver, war games, field exercise, or similar operation in excess of 180 days where members subsist in a government mess is called
Basic allowance for subsistence is not authorized when a member is
in field duty status
How many option are there for accomplishing retroactive collections?
Additional uniform and equipment allowance is paid to officers at the rate of
$200 upon each entry on active duty
A member enters the Air Force in January 1997. When will the first payment of standard clothing maintenace allowance be paid?
EOM January 2001
Duties such as Security Forces and the Air Force Band are authorized which clothing allowance?
When determining eligibility for family separation allowance-II (FSA-II), you should
always include the 31st day of the month
The maximum number of days you can reimburse a member for temporary lodging expense for a CONUS to CONUS PCS and a CONUS to overseas PCS, respectively is
10 and 5
The maximum number of days authorized for temporary lodging allowance is
TLA-I is 60 days; TLA-D is 10 days
Who can access the temporary lodging allowance system?
When cooking facilities are available, computation for TLA is based on what percentage of MI&E rate
What percentage of the utility/recurring maintenance allowance is used when computing monthly overseas housing allowance for members without dependents
What percentage of the cost-of-living allowance will be paid for a member without dependents who has a meal card and resides in the dorms overseas?
What effect does the permanent change of station departure transaction have on payment of cost-of-living allowance?
Stops it one day prior to the departure date/OCONUS to CONUS
The Saving Deposit Program offers members a way to invest money into an interest bearing account while serving in
a conflict or contingency operation
To be eligible to deposit funds into the Savings Deposit Program, a person must be in the are of responsibility for at least
more than 90 days
Interest accrual from the Savings Deposit Program continues up to
90 days after departing the area of responsibility
What is the maximum number of discretionary allotments authorized?
The maximum number of discretionary allotments alloweds to any financial institution is
Which allotment class is for voluntarily liquidating delinquent federal income taxes?
Which allotment is for a defined period of time?
Combined Federal Campaign
The Thrift Savings Plan is operated solely for the benefit of the participants and their beneficiaries by the
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
In the financial services office, you will not
foward TSP contributions to National Finance Center
Which items are used to compute Federal Income Tax Withholding?
All items of pay
What percentage rate is the social security portion of Federal Income Tax Withholding?
What items of pay are subject to State Income Tax Withholding?
Same as FITW
When are residents of Arizona exempt from State Income Tax Withholding?
Never, Arizona residents must pay SITW
When a member changes his or her state of legal residence to Idaho, process an FK04 to
stop state income tax withholding
You should bried anyone claiming Puerto Rico for state income tax purposes of thier liability since
Defense Joint Military Pay System (DJMS) does not withhold State Income Tax Withholding (SITW) and the member is liable
An officer serving in a qualified hazardous duty area without entitlement to hostile fire pay is entitled to a tax exclusion equal to
there is no exclusion
If a member has been overpaid basic allowance for housing and is separating within 30 days, you need to
verify the reenlistment transaction has not been received and begin collection action immediately
How do members reimburse the government for cost charge transportation requests?
As a casual payment
After contacting a member concerning a tax levy, within how many workdays must the member report to the financial services office to be briefed on resolving the debt?
When a member has a tax levy deducted, what happens to future tax returns?
If there is a refund due, the IRS applies it to the levy
The member or the member's commander can apply for this type of indebtedness relief.
If a member believes that charges (debt)incurred from excess cost for the shipmentof household goods is incorrect, the member must submit a letter of rebuttal to the local travel management office within
30 days after notification
If a financial services officer denies a member's requesst for a repayment period of 12 months, who can approve the repayment request?
If allotments must be stopped to satisfy the two-thirds rule for deductions, how do you determine the allotments to stop?
The member chooses the allotments to stop
Dishonored commissary checks are
not subject to the two-thirds rule
The Open or Suspended Questionable Indebtedness Listing is produced in
March and September
Within how many days must the Open or Suspended Questionable Indebtedness Listing be completed?
When are allowances forfeited?
When a general court-martial includes them in the sentence
Fines are duducted after
all other debts are duducted
Direct deposit of funds is mandatory for all civilian employees except
What action must DFAS take if the Defense Finance and Accounting Service center cannot convince a bank to waive charges against an employee's account because of faulty delivery of pay?
Reimburse the employee and provide letters of explanation to any holder of dishonored checks
What figure is used as the basis for Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax?
Gross pay and any entitlement not subject to federal tax