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The Penalty for DCAA Unallowable Expenses

Posted by Mike Anderson on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) describes in detail expenses that the government will not reimburse contractors for in the FAR part 31.  The FAR describes expenses that are not allowable and also describes a system to separate these costs to prevent charging to the government.  This system should not only isolate these costs but insure that they are prevented from being billed either directly to the government or in indirect billings.  Any audit will evaluate to make sure that these costs are properly segregated and kept out of the billing.  I did a blog about a year ago about unallowable expenses that summarized the types of expenses covered by the FAR. 

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Topics: DCAA unallowable expenses, government unallowable expenses, FAR Part 31