FAR 52.215-16 AND FAR 52.215-17, Facilities Capital Cost of Money

Applicability: These FAR solicitations/clauses address the allowability/reimbursement of facilities capital cost of money. FAR 52.215-16, Facilities Capital Cost of Money, is included in solicitations expected to result in contracts that are subject to FAR Subpart 31.2 (the cost principles for contracts with commercial organizations). FAR 52.215-17, Waiver of Facilities Capital Cost of Money, is included in the contract if the contractor receiving the award did not propose facilities capital cost of money in its offer.   Key Requirements: The solicitation requirement at FAR 52.215-16 and the contract clause at FAR 52.215-17 work in tandem to address the allowability of cost of money under the awarded contract. FAR 52.215-16 states that facilities capital cost of money will be an allowable cost under the contemplated contract, if … Continue reading