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Part Number: 1542

Environmental Protection Agency Acquisition Regulation

Subpart 1542.7 - Indirect Cost Rates

1542.703-2 Certificate of indirect costs.

The Head of the Contracting Activity may waive the certification requirement set forth in FAR 42.703-2.

1542.705 Final indirect cost rates.

(a) The EPA shall use the Contracting Officer determination procedure for all business units for which it shall be required to negotiate final indirect cost rates.

(b) Contracting officers shall insert the clause at 1552.242-72, Financial Administrative Contracting officers (FACO), in cost-reimbursement contracts when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the cognizant federal agency and a FACO will be assigned.

1542.705-70 Solicitation and contract clause.

The Contracting Officer shall insert the clause in 1552.242-70, Indirect Costs, in solicitations and contracts where indirect costs apply, unless contracting with an educational institution where there are approved predetermined final indirect cost rates.