Incurred Costs and Indirect Expense Rates Audit Fiscal Year 2000
Reference Number: 2002-1C-153
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August 21, 2002
MEMORANDUM FOR DAVID A. GRANT
DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
FROM: Pamela J. Gardiner /s/ Pamela J. Gardiner
Deputy Inspector General for Audit
SUBJECT: TIRNO-93-C-0026: Incurred Costs and Indirect Expense Rates Audit Fiscal Year 2000 (Audit #200210002.028)
The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) examined the contractor’s May 30, 2001 certified final indirect cost rate proposal and related books and records for reimbursement of Fiscal Year 2000 incurred costs. The purpose of the examination was to determine the allowability and allocability of direct costs and indirect cost rates and establish audit-determined indirect cost rates for October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000. The proposed rates apply primarily to flexibly priced contracts.
The DCAA considers the contractor’s accounting system to be generally adequate for the proper accumulation and reporting of costs under government contracts. The DCAA also stated that claimed direct costs are provisionally approved pending final acceptance. However, the DCAA audit disclosed unallowable costs, unallocable costs, and unsupported costs in the proposed General and Administrative (G&A) expense pool. In addition, the proposed G&A expense pool included a duplication of residual occupancy costs.
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