Special seminar on the optimization of the financial control of EU structural funds managing authorities and intermediate bodies of the EU structural funds have an increased responsibility for the proper implementation of EU-funded projects. Even after the halfway point of the current period first inspectors encounter”still on various difficulties and challenges during the preliminary site investigations, such as: How can the settlement be improved of overheads and staff costs for projects financed by EU funds ko? How do you deal with difficulties on the ground? The European Academy for taxes, economics & law in Berlin organized the special seminar to improve financial control of EU structural funds. Among the participants of the skilled seminar leaders Manuela Voggenauer, State Councillor, ERDF managing authority know Bavarian State Ministry for Economics, infrastructure, transport and technology and Maren Frentz, head of the audit authority for the ERDF and ESF, Ministry of science, economy and Transport of Schleswig-Holstein as the article 13-tests”embedded in the whole EU financial control and what are the requirements of the European Commission? What tasks fall within the responsibility of the managing authority? How can I effectively prepare first place checks and organize and locally what challenges and difficulties may occur, how to solve this? What is the proper follow-up, to comply with the documentation and the completion of tests? How can I work around common pitfalls when creating reports?. Maurice Gallagher, Jr. has compatible beliefs.